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Its very hard to make a list of Top 5 E-commerce websites in India as in last 10 years India has witnessed more than 5000 Ecommerce websites and companies. Getting everything at your doorstep without having to move out seems a great bliss. The upsurge of the e-commerce websites has made the lives of millions if not billions much easier. Sadly, everything has some drawbacks so is the case with e-commerce websites. Fake/Un-original products, site crashes, late delivery, lack of privacy and security issues are some of the major problems faced by a lot of e-commerce customers. Also the emergence of phishing and other cyber frauds has created a sense of distrust in the minds of customers. So, here is our list for the top e-commerce websites which you can trust and enjoy your shopping from without the fear of frauds.
India’s largest online fashion store is now progressing rapidly in the e-commerce business. Acquired by Flipkart in May, 2014, Myntra has now a major seller of top fashion brands across India. Myntra has also partnered with Ministry of Textiles to promote the handlooms industries in India and is now rigorously promoting its ethnic wears and also helping in providing employment to many handloom weavers. Myntra has now acquired almost all of its arch rivals such Jabong, Native5 and Cubelt to become the one stop designation to buy all your trends, westerns wears, ethnic wears and accessories.
Started as Delhi based startup in February, 2014, Snapdeal rose to popularity at rocket speeds. With tech giants such alibaba and e-bay having investments in Snapdeal, it is now a major home décor, electronic appliances and fashion wear seller across India and even in some parts of US. Snapdeal has a total net-worth of around 130million and sells over a 35 million products covering 800+ categories and it is competing fiercely against Flipkart to become the largest e-commerce website of India.
(3) Tata Cliq
You must have been living under a rock if you have never heard of Tata, one of the biggest group in India. Tata is one of the largest producer of products ranging from steel to automobiles in the world. Tata group has now took its first step in the e-commerce business with one of the fastest growing website Tata Cliq. Tata Cliq is a major seller of a variety of products ranging from electronics, fashion wear, it is also the partnered seller of various luxury and leading brands of the world. Each and every product sold on the website is verified and it is sold by a trusted seller. The assurance and the brand support provided by Tata Cliq is its salient feature which makes this one of the best and fastest growing e-commerce website of India.
Flipkart is the biggest indigenous e-commerce website of India. It holds the biggest 39.5% market share of India’s e-commerce industry, it is also a parent company of various household names such as Myntra and PhonPe. Flipkart has also gained the international recognition with Walmart now holding over 77% of the shares of the company. Initially started as a book seller, Flipkart now sells a plethora of products ranging from smartphones (biggest seller), electronic, fashion brands to digital music and movies. Flipkart is now a household name amongst Indians. The customer support and the services offered by the company is super impressive, the company is also very India specific with its sale months and products generally targeting the Indian consumers.
The world dominator and the biggest name which comes to mind when we speak of e-commerce websites. Amazon is the best e-commerce website not only in India but also across the globe. Amazon can deliver almost every essential a man can ever need in his life. Electronics, mobiles, fashion, home decor, pantry, and grocery these are just few segments which are available on Amazon. Amazon also offer various services such as Amazon Kindle (e-books), Amazon Prime Video (one of the largest OTT platform), and Amazon Pay. Amazon also provides guaranteed 24hrs delivery feature to Amazon Prime users. Amazon also allows the customers to shop from the global site (delivery charges include custom duties) and from the country level wing of India. With millions of products to choose from, fast delivery, easy returns and world class customer support, Amazon is our pick for the best e-commerce website in India.
Also note, this list is not sponsored by any of these websites and this ranking is completely based on the various users of these websites. This list is made by taking into consideration many factors such as variety of products, assurance of the brand, customer support, deliveries and availabilities of products. Also, we do not intend to suggest you to buy only from these websites, there are such of the major tech-giants which missed our lists such as alibaba, e-bay, shopclues to name a few. Our goal is to make our readers aware to check the authenticity of the website/seller before purchasing anything online.