The rapid growth of internet and IT accelerated the ecommerce boom in Bangladesh. Internet users of our country are excited about the new ecommerce trends. As per reaserch of Boston consulting group and telenor, there will be 18.3 million internet subscribers in Bangladesh. Which can be a huge target customer for ecommerce business. The current value of ecommerce shopping is more than 3.5billion taka.
Ecommerce is a fresh trend in our country. There was already ecommerce boom happening in our neighbor country India. There are many ecommerce sites in India. Among them Jabong, Myntra, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Pepperfry are mentionable. Moreover, ecommerce giants ebay and amazon also started their operations in India.
Bangladesh has a high market value and customer for ecommerce business. Nowadays, people are smart enough to choose ecommerce as it is hassle-free. People get stuck in traffic jam while going to shopping for hours. Morever, customers have to bargain and deal with unbearable crowd during shopping. So ecommerce can be the best solution for it.
At the current moment, there are over 300 ecommerce websites in Bangladesh. Most of the websites have cash on delivery payment options which is pretty popular in our country. There are other local and international payment options like Bkash, Mastercard, VISA, Moneygram etc. These websites took 2-7 days to deliver products at customers doorstep. There are options for refunding and exchange in some sites. Most of the ecommerce websites encourage the users by giving discounts on products and offering free delivery. There are also some bulk products offer. Matching with the trend of black Friday, some ecommerce in our country celebrated the black Friday. Online shopping sites also run discounts and other offers exclusively in memorable days like victory day, Independence Day, New Year etc.
Rokomari is a renowned ecommerce website in Bangladesh. It has started only with books just like Amazon. Now they are expanding their products. The ecommerce giant of middle east, Rocket Internet has also started their operations in our country. Daraz, Kaymu, Lamudi and Carmudi websites are launched and started earning popularity. They have plans to launch more of their services soon. Ajkerdeal, Bagdoom, branoo, chaldal, priyoshop etc are leading the ecommerce boom in Bangladesh.
This ecommerce boom will stay longer in our country. It is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to start ecommerce business and for investors to invest.