Amazon is the world’s leading online shopping platform with over 200 million people actively visiting the website monthly. More than 4000 amazon products are sold every minute and have a range of over 170 million products available for buying in India. Being this big, amazon still has a lot of competition in India with a lot of alternative options available to grab products at much cheaper rates. So we curated a list of Top 10 Best alternatives for Amazon 2022
Founded in 2007 by Sachin (an ex-Amazon employee) and Binny Bansal, Flipkart is one of the most used online eCommerce shopping platforms in India. By the end of 2021, Flipkart had over 380+ million registered users and it offers more than 160 million products over nearly 100 categories. In India, Flipkart has a neck-to-neck competition with Amazon. In 2018, Flipkart was acquired by US-based Retail chain Walmart at a majority stake.
Flipkart offers a huge catalog of products and categories such as Clothes, Sports products, Jewelry, Beauty Products, Food Products, kid Products, Furniture, Books, and Electronics which have television, mobile phones, headphones, laptops, desktops, accessories, Kitchen Appliances, etc.
Flipkart provides Flipkart plus membership which provides benefits such as free shipping, superior customer support, early access offers/sales, and Earn & exchange coins for rewards called super coins.
Flipkart has a lot of sales all around the year, especially during the festival seasons, but the biggest sale Flipkart has is the Big Billion Day sale which has one of the best deals on Electronics, Fashion, and many other products available on Flipkart. This sale starts earlier for Flipkart plus members. Flipkart Big Billion Days 2022 will be 3rd-10th October 2022.
Meesho is an online shopping platform for fashion, home, electronics, and many more products. Meesho has provided small retail merchants launch their business online and enabled selling their products to be sold by connecting customers via social media platforms. Meesho has also simplified the process of becoming a supplier of a seller.
In 2019, Meesho received investments from Facebook which helped them expand their business even further.
Snapdeal is also one of the largest eCommerce marketplaces in India.
Snapchat has a large variety of options in products and categories, electronics, fashion, accessories, books, sports, kids’ products, art materials, and much more.
While not having as many sales in comparison with Flipkart or amazon, snapdeal still has a lot of products at very high competitive pricing and cheaper rates.
Snapdeal is highly dedicated to the Indian Consumer market and also more focused on the value-based eCommerce segment.
AliExpress is one of the world’s biggest online retail services owned by the Alibaba Group.
Its services originate from China and are one of the most visited eCommerce platforms.
It is known to provide products at much cheaper costs than other competitors such as Amazon.
AliExpress sells a wide range of items, from fashion, toys, and electronics, beauty products, jewelry, furniture, and even cars and motorcycles.
AliExpress can provide the products at a much cheaper price because you are buying the product directly from the company that creates & manufactures the item or directly from the vendor, there is no intermediary.
Most of the products are from Chinese sellers and vendors and there are a lot of bootleg products on the platform. So one must be aware and check the product clearly for authenticity.
eBay is an online shopping platform that is based on auctions
and trading. Users registering on eBay have the option to either buy or sell a product, thus it provides a consumer-to-consumer business model.
eBay is a bid-based online retail site, so users will bid on a product similar to an auction and there will be competitors with you buying the same product, one with the best bidding strategy will win the auction and get the product. If the bought product is not received then eBay provides a money-back guarantee.
Shopclues is another eCommerce platform with a variety of categories and products ranging from electronics, fashion, sports, kitchen, and much more
Similar to Snapdeal, Shopclues is also catered to India Audience and has a lot of options available for daily utility products.
Shopclues provides a lot of products at one of the cheapest prices available in India and also has a range of products made or manufactured in India from big companies to local vendors.
Croma is an omnichannel Indian retail chain of consumer electronics and durables. Being omnichannel means it provides a shopping experience that lets a customer enjoy the best of both the online stages & the offline worlds.
Croma is run by Infiniti retail which is a subsidiary of tata group.
Croma provides a lot of electronic products at reasonable prices and a wide range of categories.
While Croma is available online, it has over 300 offline stores spread across 40+ cities in India.
8. Paytm Mall
We all know Paytm as a digital payment platform, but in 2017, Paytm launched its Paytm mall mobile app as an eCommerce platform provided by Paytm for users to shop from a wide range of products at a competitive price.
Paytm mall provides options from various bigger brands and local options are available as well and has product categories such as fashion from brands such as Levi’s, Nike, Puma, Raymonds, etc. grocery from Big Bazaar, More, and much more, home furnishing from an urban ladder, home by nilkamal and various other categories. The most popular category on Paytm mall is electronics which provides most of the electronic products, from kitchen appliances to mobile phones, everything is available here.
9 . Myntra
Myntra is India’s one of the leading and well-reputed online eCommerce fashion platforms and is parented by Flipkart.
It covers nearly all of your fashion and lifestyle needs
It provides an effortless shopping experience and has a lot of premium brands to offer the best to its customers.
Myntra which started as a company to sell personalized gifts now caters to the categories of apparel, footwear, cosmetics, and accessories and prominent brands such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, FCUK, and much more.
TataCliq is another eCommerce shopping platform by Tata Group under Tata Digital Limited. Unlike Croma which is focused on Electronic products, accessories, fashion, footwear, and many more products. TataCliq also has an omnichannel model. It also has a luxury shopping platform for shopping luxury and premium products of high quality.
We hope you like our article on the Top 10 Best alternatives for Amazon 2022.
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