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by 'Anil' Radhakrishna
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Indian comparison shopping sites

Did you know, India has 120 million Internet users & the Indian e-commerce market is worth $7 billionTravel accounts for over 80 percent of the e-commerce market.

Forbes believes "the rise of e-commerce is significant because it shows the limitations of physical retailing and the rise of aspirations of small town India. Between the large unorganised retail (kiranas and unbranded supermarkets) that serves the masses and modern retail that serves the aspirational class in large cities, there lies a thin wedge of aspirational classes who live in dusty towns. The economics of physical retailing have always left them short changed."

(Update: 25-Apr-2012, Economist) "Nowadays more than 100m surf the web. Close to 30m scour for bargains online, and the number which grows by 1.5m every month. The industry is worth around $10 billion, though travel-ticket sales alone accounted for $8.4 billion last year....There is certainly room for growth. E-commerce accounts for just 0.12% of all retail sales in India, compared with over 4% in China and America. But expect growing pains. Even Flipkart, arguably the most successful online retailer, has yet to turn a profit."

Yet another indicator of the rise of e-commerce is the growing number of comparison shopping sites -
  • Junglee - product comparison and advertising site offered by Amazon which enables customers to find and discover products from online and offline retailers in India and from Amazon.com
  • MySmartPrice - for books & gadgets
  • 90DI - finds fastest & cheapest travel options (train, bus & flights)
  • Redbus - choose travel options from over 350 bus operators
  • Expedia.co.in - flights & hotels
  • Rediff FareSearch - compare domestic flights
  • IndiaBookStore.net - search engine for books available at major Indian online book stores.
  • This Ya That - compares prices of books across online bookstores in India
  • iShopper.com - compare prices of laptops, tablets, mobiles on popular online shopping sites, set price alerts
  • FindYogi - compare prices of laptops, tablets, mobiles
  • PriceGenie - compare prices across multiple product categories
  • Pricebag - to compare prices, features of mobile & tablets
  • Scandid - "barcode scanning based price comparison app"
  • phoneCurry - provides phone purchase recommendations & shows shopping sites offering best prices
If you know of any more much websites, please leave a comment

Also see: Beware of the sneaky things Indian e-commerce sites, Digital Wallet firms, do

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Posted by Anonymous Niyaz | 1/07/2012 10:34:00 AM

http://zovi.com where I work is a major player in Apparels online.    

Posted by Anonymous Ajay Sharma | 6/25/2012 12:21:00 PM

No need to compare prices if you are looking for books, check out prices here http://www.govasool.com/index.php/category/books    

Posted by Anonymous Raj | 7/05/2012 10:53:00 AM

Try www.meramobiles.com for dynamically searching and comparing prices across 2000+ mobile phones    

Posted by Blogger Nageshwar Rao Pinna | 7/21/2012 05:17:00 PM

Thanks for useful info...    

Posted by Blogger kevin | 6/11/2013 11:56:00 AM

Lots of users doing online shopping because they getting best price to compare of local stores, all online shopping stores are running deals for every category or products and giving coupon codes also.    

Posted by Blogger Palka Khurana | 7/22/2014 11:40:00 AM

Here is another price comparison website, http://www.price-hunt.com/ , which offers real time price comparison. Real time means… real time! When the visitor reaches the page of the product to be compared, the prices are being updated. Another useful feature on this website is the price tracking chart and Deals of the Day to make user experience more rewarding.    

Posted by Blogger Kailash Baria | 8/21/2014 04:23:00 PM

I have used many price comparison sites in the market, but I had never seen this new price comparison site http://youtellme.com/ its amazing...    

Posted by Blogger Palka Khurana | 9/04/2014 12:17:00 PM

Admin, please add another price comparison website which is worth mentioning is http://www.price-hunt.com/ . It gives real time comparison , unlike many other sites which gives fetches results twice a day and are sometimes outdated as well.
It also has various features like product reviews, specifications, price tracking chart to help the buyers. In this website, you can grab deal and special offers too. Thanks    


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