Mar 25, 2012

GROWTH OF ONLINE SHOPPING

GROWTH OF ONLINE SHOPPING
Online shopping started to take off after the spread of the World Wide Web. The dot com boom also inspired big players like Amazon and Ebay to wide open a new colorful world of experiencing an online shopping right from the home and work place.
Ebay started in 1995 to bring the buyers and sellers together on a single platform. The sellers took the responsibility to deliver the products.
Amazon established in 1995 had its own warehouse and stocked all products and took care of all services.
Gorupon had its entry in 2008 and placed itself in providing discounted coupon for services.
Ebay.com                            -              multiple products           -              1995
Amazon.com                     -              multiple products           -              1995
Indiaplaza.com                 -              multiple products           -              1999
Indiatimes.com                -              multiple products           -              2000
Flipkart.com                     -              multiple products           -              2007
Futurebazar.com             -              multiple products           -              2007
Inkfurit.com                       -              lifestyle products            -              2007
Pothys.com                        -              saris                                       -              2008
Yebhi.com                          -              multiple products           -              2010
Bestylish.com                   -              footwear                             -              2011
Hoopos.com                      -              kids fashion                       -              2011
Jungle.com                         -              multiple products           -              2012