How Indian e-commerce will pan out

October 24, 2017

2015 was a busy year for the Indian e-commerce industry. Many companies have joined the battle for a share of the e-commerce market.

There are many e-commerce companies that were launched in the last year and many more that closed shop over the same period. Some of the newly launched e-commerce shopping portals in 2015 are Aditya Birla Group’s venture abof, the Mahindra Group’s venture m2all, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) launched e-lala etc. There were 11 failed startups alone in India this year.

One area of Indian e-commerce industry which has been seeing rapid growth is that of the hyper local deliveries in areas such as groceries. There were also big acquisitions in the market, the most notable of which was the Snapdeal acquisition by FreeCharge.

Additionally, more interest in regulation has alleviated some of the Indian e-commerce user concerns.

So what does the year 2016 hold for the Indian e-commerce industry? It is not always easy to predict the future but there are certain strong trends that will be define Indian e-commerce in the coming year.

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