Online shopping is growing and it is growing pretty fast. People have started online purchase of clothes, mobiles, tablets, books, computer accessories, footwear, watches, camera, games, fitness items, food items and what not. You think of it and it is available online.
Not only you get the variety and ease of buying, but you also get additional discounts from what is available in the physical market. Few years back, it just used to be one or two eCommerce websites in India. And now we already have flood of online shopping portals in India. In order to help you out and ease your online shopping, we have compiled list of top online shopping portals (our favorite’s). But before that lets discuss some benefits of shopping online.
Advantages of Online Shopping
- Variety: You get to look at and choose from 1000’s of product. It was never so easy before.
- Ease of buying: No bargaining or the fear that you can get cheated (may buy the product costly). Just visit a few websites, do a price comparison and simply buy it. It’s just click of few buttons.
- Home Delivery/Replacement Options: The product gets delivered at your doorstep and replacement policy is also very smooth for most websites.
- Payment Options: Pay by credit card, debit card, paypal or cash on delivery. Everything is secured and still in doubt, just choose cash on delivery.
- Discount Coupons/Sale, Sale, Sale: Time and again these shopping portals come up with festive sales, weekly sales or just any random sales. On top of it, you can get discount coupons and get additional discount. Effective price is way lower than what you will find in the market.
Ebay.com is a very popular shopping portal in the west and eBay.in is its Indian version. Its a complete shopping market place and offer products in diverse categories.
- Products: Almost everything – Food, Clothes, Gadgets, Computers.. the list is long and full
- Payment Options: It varies on product. Some accept credit card, debit card and even cash of delivery
- Delivery Options: Depends on retailer to retailer, some offer Free home delivery
- Buy old and new items
- Auctions of items also available
- Anyone can sell products
One of the widely used shopping portals in India. It has made quite a big name in online shopping marketplace.
- Products: Books, Clothes, Watches, Mobiles, Camera, Personal accessories, TV, Games and what not.
- Payment Options: You may use Internet Banking, E-Gift Voucher (eGV), Cash on Delivery and Wallet (for the Flyte service) to make your purchase. The maximum order value for a Cash on Delivery (C-o-D) payment is ₹50,000.
- Delivery Options: Seller WS Retail provides free delivery on orders valued at ₹500 or more. Otherwise ₹50 is charged for delivery.
It is a ibibo network websites and one of the biggest online shopping network in India.
- Products: Tradus offers Books, Mobiles, Cameras, Watches, Apparel, Home Appliances, Ipods & Many More at Lowest Price.
- Delivery: Very minimal charges on shipping of some products and Free shipping on many other products. Their refunding process takes more than expected time and they don’t ship all over India.
- Payment Options: Similar to ebay it varies from product to product. On some products they accept cash on delivery and for rest you have to pay upfront using credit card or debit card.
It is a very famous online shopping portal famous for its discount deals. Namely its Jaw dropping deal (everyday they sell a few products at way way cheap price) and sunday flea market (on every Sunday at 1PM, they sell some products at 20-30% of their actual price). Apart from this they offer many discount coupons.
- Products: Mobiles, Cameras, Watches, Apparel, Home Appliances, Ipods & Many More at Lowest Price.
- Delivery: Flat Rs 19 as shipping charges for most products. Free Home Delivery for many other products.
- Payment: Accept all prepaid payment options such as all the major Credit Cards, Debit Cards, ATM cards, and Netbanking.
- You can also sell products on this site (already has large number of merchants)
What used to be just a coupon website (offering coupons for restaurants, hotels and travel) has turned into a complete shopping portal. Again a very popular website.
- Products: Mobile, Computer, Camera, Clothes, Footwear, Jewellery, Perfumes, Home, Kitchen Items, Books and everything else
- Free Home Delivery on all major products
- Discounted Products : Sale all the time
- Payment: All major credit card and cash on delivery also available
Myntra.com is leading online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra offers T-shirts, Shoes, watches and more at discounted price.
- Excellent Quality of products
- Free Home Delivery
- Accept Cash on delivery and all credit cards
- Time delivery of products : In just one or two days
- One of the best fashion websites in India for Men, Women, Kids and Teens
Koovs offers best offers in dining, luxury, technology, entertainment, utilities, health care, fashion, travel & adventure and plenty more.
- Some recent changes to their website: Looks more of a Fashion website for Women now.
- A ‘Cash on Delivery’ order is placed only once verified by Koovs Customer Support via mail/telecom.
- C-o-D is applicable on a minimum purchase of Rs. 200 and maximum of Rs. 50,000 only.
- Promo Code discounts is not allowed on a C-o-D order.
- For an order of Rs.500 and above, the order will be delivered at your door step free of cost.
- For an order of Rs.499 and less, a shipping charge of Rs.60 will be applicable