5 most popular shopping apps in India
Did you know that retail therapy is a stress reliever that can make us feel happier? We all love shopping, which has become very convenient these days thanks to shopping mobile apps. We can explore and order a wide range of products right from the comfort of our homes. It also saves time and transportation costs. Check out India's five most popular shopping apps.
Launched in 1994 by Jeff Bezos in Bellevue, Washington, Amazon was initially started as a book-selling website. Later, it developed into an American multinational company and expanded its categories. From fashion and home appliances to electronics, books, and grocery items, you can find everything on Amazon. You can also recharge, send money, or pay bills through its app, which makes it even more convenient.
One of the most popular Indian shopping apps, Flipkart was co-founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. Its app also has a voice assistant to help you shop. You will find over 80 crore products on the website from various categories, including electronics, fashion, mobile phones, furniture, consumer durables, etc. The app also has a "pay later" option.
One of the largest online shopping apps for fashion and lifestyle products, Myntra was launched in 2007 and was later acquired by Flipkart in 2014. You will find different varieties of footwear, jewelry, clothing, bags, and watches from well-known brands. It offers timely and hassle-free delivery across the country. The app also offers style notes from fashion editors and stylists.
Founded in 2012 by Falguni Nayar, Nykaa specializes in selling a wide variety of makeup, skincare, personal care, and hair care products. Its app features over one lakh products from over 2,000 brands. In 2020, it became the first unicorn company in India headed by a woman. Nykaa's app also offers beauty advice, celebrity look tutorials, and a virtual makeover tool.
Started in 2015 by Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnval, Meesho is becoming quite popular among Indian shoppers recently due to its low-priced products from different categories and its reselling option. It allows entrepreneurs to get started with their own businesses and sell and resell various products to earn money. Resellers can also earn a profit commission by ordering products on behalf of the customers.Share this timeline