E-commerce retail 2018-02-20

Here is What E-tailers Can do to Start Their Business

According to a new study by Forrester Research, approximately a fifth of total retail sales will take place online by 2021 in the Asia Pacific, with 78 percent of that coming from mobile, up from 63 percent in 2016.

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Here is What E-tailers Can do to Start Their Business


The technological revolution, which is taking place in the world, right now, is one of the reason that e-commerce companies are getting encouraged to come up with more and more options.

According to a new study by Forrester Research, approximately a fifth of total retail sales will take place online by 2021 in the Asia Pacific, with 78% of that coming from mobile, up from 63% in 2016. The study adds that online retail via mobile will grow at a CAGR of 15.6%, to reach $1 trillion in 2020, up from $539 billion in 2016.

The market is hot for those who want to try their hands at e-commerce business, either they can choose to be a part of the retail world or can come up with their own ideas to start an e-commerce business in 2017.

Here are some of the e-commerce retail business ideas, for all the budding businessmen and aspiring entrepreneurs:

Organic Baby Products:

Baby products are things, which never tend to have a dry market as there is a constant demand for baby products globally.

There are some specific brands, which are controlling the market right now but there is always room for innovation.

Thus, if one can come up with some ayurvedic product or take an organic route, then there is huge market awaiting.

Awareness among the people about the chemicals being used in baby products will help in dominating the market with organic baby products.

Packaged Food:

Even though one can clearly see no scope of growth in this business as the shelf is already filled with many products but Indians have a soft corner for domestic products with the tag, ‘home made’.

Thus if one wants to try something new they can go for fusion items, fusing the regionally loved snacks with the neighboring regions. Not only will it give a new taste but also will help in binding the country together.


There are all types of clothing available in the market and new funky styles are being experimented but yet there is this old charm, which lingers when we speak about the traditional or handicrafts of some places, such as Bandej work of Rajasthan, Ikkat work of Odisha and Kanjivaram of Tamil Nadu.

Therefore, one can start an e-commerce site, where one can sell these items and help the handicraft team not thrive on the edge. It will not only help in making business but also help in preserving these age-old works, which are on the verge of extinction.

Customized Jewellery:

Junk Jewellery has just entered the market and people have already welcomed it warmly. One needs to have the nose for picking up the right style and customizing the jewelry which can appeal the mass.

Then start an e-commerce website, where one can invite such artists to the platform and work together.

Again this too will give way to establish a different kind of market and trend, simultaneously keeping the tradition alive.

Travelling website:

Nothing is stagnant in today’s world, along with the earth, the people too are moving from places to places on everyday basis.

Thus it is a great idea to help this mass in its movement. Open a traveling website and help people in planning their travels, hotel bookings, arranging guides and vehicles for their local transportation and it is one of the most successful businesses of the recent time.

E-commerce business is a child right now which will grow with time. For all the aspiring e-commerce retail startups, it is the right time to build your own brand.

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