The worldwide spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted how people buy products and services and how they perceive e-commerce. The standardized lockdown rules across India and the growing hesitation among consumers to go outside and shop for essential goods have tilted the nation towards e-commerce. This led to the need of Online stores in India, the retailers/merchants had to go digital in order to earn their livelihood but going digital was never easy for them. Here’s the brands that are helping merchants from scratch to the end.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. Amazon India recently Amazon India recently announced a slew of measures, including waiver in various fees paid by sellers, to help small and medium businesses amid the deadly second wave of the COVID pandemic.
As an e-commerce solutions provider, Shopmatic brings several elements of the e-commerce landscape onto a single platform to help SMEs and individual entrepreneurs take their businesses online. During the COVID-19 lockdown, Shopmatic introduced tailored solutions for India’s Merchants, enabling them to create an online presence with pre-developed catalogues to help them create web-stores easily without the need for technical know-how or design experience. The platform also offered easy inventory management, secure and instant online payments, contactless delivery, and self-pickup options. With Shopmatic’s tech-centric solutions, shop owners are able to use their phones to track inventory, sales, orders, customers, and more. Entrepreneurs and businesses can choose from four different e-commerce solutions on the platform – Chat selling, Social selling, Marketplace selling, or selling through Web stores. Customers can choose the solution that best suits their needs.
Incepted in 2013, Acuver Consulting is a leading digital transformation solutions provider for retail and supply chain segments. Acuver is the digital transformation partner for retailers, E-commerce, and other organizations that need a seamless supply chain. Helps them in Order management, Inventory visibility, Inventory Optimization & Market place integration, Going Omnichannel and last-mile fulfillment solution the product engineering services help clients to deliver digital opportunities with the greatest market potential and less GTM time.Acuver envisions emerging as the end-to-end digital transformation partner for retailers, e-commerce companies, as well as e-services and 3PL players across the globe, thereby being their growth partner that helps them achieve scale, accuracy, time-efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. The firm believes its core values of ‘Collaboration and Transparency’, ‘Innovation and Technical Excellence’, and ‘Integrity and Respect’ will play a pivotal role in doing so.
Gurgaon-based O2O commerce and fintech platform DotPe has launched Digital Showroom. The new-age digital platform allows them to set up an online store on WhatsApp within 15 seconds and start selling online. Digital Showroom is an initiative by Dotpe which is a technology start-up providing a commerce and payments platform to offline enterprise businesses for driving digital transformation in the way they sell, manage and engage with their customers. The platform has empowered businesses like Mcdonald’s, Starbucks, Haldiram’s, and thousands more to serve their millions of customers by giving their customers online ordering experience.