E-commerce main Flipkart on Sunday mentioned that it has introduced its first “furnishings revel in centre”, in Bengaluru. The corporate mentioned that additionally it is running with Google to improve shoppers’ total viewing revel in at those centres thru integration with Google Lens.
“With a view to give a marginally and really feel revel in to shoppers in an ever-growing on-line furnishings marketplace, Flipkart has offered its first furnishings revel in centre in Bangalore,” it mentioned.
“Guests on the revel in centre can use their smartphone to scan the ‘Flipkart Furnishings’ icon on the revel in centres, which can then course them to the platform’s furnishings web page, letting them discover the product catalogue along side their more than a few options.”
The commentary famous that furnishings is among the fastest-growing on-line classes, witnessing a surge in call for from throughout metros along side tier-I and tier-II cities. That is majorly pushed by way of the digitisation wave, increasing source of revenue within the palms of millennials and making improvements to actual property state of affairs, thereby increasing the marketplace measurement for on-line furnishings in India to $17 billion (more or less Rs. 1,17,000 crores) in 2018, it mentioned.
In the meantime, Flipkart has previous introduced it has made over its supplier onboarding procedure to ease the first-time e-commerce revel in for medium and small companies (MSMEs). The e-retailer has additionally stationed 13 regional groups around the nation to lend a hand onboard dealers in individual, by way of assembly with them at their premises.
Those adjustments to the onboarding procedure will make it more straightforward for small dealers, who would possibly not have prior virtual experience, to listing their merchandise at the platform and get right of entry to Flipkart’s pan-India base of over 150 million shoppers.