Thursday, August 17, 2017

Can Indian E Commerce Achieve it? 8 Million Merchants Online



India has 6 crore (60 million) micro units. so having 8 million online merchants is an achievable goal. E-commerce platforms have to get in touch with banks to find out manufactures and wholesalers who have taken Mudra loans and tie up with them to register them as online merchants. E-commerce sales shall certainly expand sales for many and increase competition in the economy. This will be good to the economy as lowering of prices increases sales and thus expands the economy. Development of E-commerce that could contribute to increase in GDP.

9 March 2016
Good News

4 - Million Merchants on Paytm Platform!

Paytm claims it is doable this year.  Let us hope they succeed and support the endeavour.

What is Paytm

Paytm is one of the eleven companies that were granted payment bank license by Reserve Bank of India. Paytm can now offer number  of financial services to its users. It cannot  lend money or issue credit cards. Paytm started as a prepaid mobile recharge website in 2010 under the aegis of its parent company One97. Now it is a a separate company. It was spun off in 2015. More than 100 million people currently use Paytm’s e-wallet to make online payments.

Founder: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Year: 2010
Alibaba Group has so far invested USD 890 million for 40% stake. Ratan Tata is also an investor.

4-million merchants on platform? Paytm claims it’s doable this year
9 March 2016

Payments Banks are Challenger Banks in India
KPMG Report in 2015

Paytm aims to bring a million small merchants online
To handhold them through support services
Aug 2015

April 2015

Can Indian E Commerce Achieve it?  8 Million Merchants Online 

Alibaba, China  was founded in 1999. By 2014, they had 800 million people buying on their platform and 8 million merchants listed as sellers. They had revenues of $8 billion and $2 billion profit. The site had 60,000 transactions per minute.

Can we link our 600,000 villages using Ecommerce sites and create supply chains that go deep into the country and provide opportunity to every innovative person and enterpreneur?

Within a decade (by 2025), India’s consumption GDP will be $2.5 trillion, of which, 10% will be online

To create the most impactful digital commerce ecosystem in India,  four focus areas  require special attention – Digital payments, O2O & Omnichannel, Vernacular interfaces, and predictive analysis.

Related Pages

Become an E Commerce Vendor from Any Place in India

District Level Logistics and Distribution Center - Business Opportunity in E Commerce World

Design Can be a Big Business Opportunity in E Commerce World

Reliance Ecommerce Venture

Amazon now operates in India as E-Commerce Site

Updated 18 August 2017, 9 March 2016, 10 Jan 2016,  30 Oct 2015

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