India’s largest online marketplace, Snapdeal, has announced the launch of Shopo.
Shopo is a zero commission mobile based marketplace where buying and selling products is routed through a chat interface.
As claimed by the company, Shopo, an open marketplace brings an interesting combination of chat and commerce to the consumer on their Smartphone. Shopo takes zero commission, zero fees and single step easy listing.
By using the application, individuals can start selling all type of products including cupcakes, pickles, handmade toys, day to day fashion and utility products. By using the chart functionality, customers can directly interact with prospective buyers and mutually decide convenient mode of transaction as well as delivery.
Currently the application is available on iOS and Android.
How is Shopo can help Sellers –
· Zero commission
· No documents required
· Single click product upload
· Chat and sell to prospective buyers
· Request ratings, feedback
· Improve and share your profile with products that you want to sell
Introducing Shopo, Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder and CEO, Snapdeal said, “We are building the most impactful digital commerce ecosystem in the country and are committed to make the experience convenient, efficient and mutually rewarding for consumers and sellers. Mobile is one of the key drivers fuelling the growth of e-commerce in the country. In line with this, we have launched Shopo – a mobile based open marketplace that will allow businesses as well as individuals to harness the power of the internet instantly and at zero cost. We are very excited about this launch and are confident that Shopo will add a new dimension to India’s digital commerce ecosystem. Our aim is to bring 1 million shops online in the next 1 year.”
Speaking about the launch, Sandeep Komaravelly, Senior Vice President, Shopo said, “The ecommerce space is evolving at a fast pace in India and the industry is moving towards open and free models of ecommerce. Shopo aims to build a platform to help millions of small businesses, home entrepreneurs, artisans, individual sellers set up their online shop in the most convenient way and grow their business.”