Smaller towns in India rescuing ecommerce & mobile handset companies

On two consecutive days we got to read about how important smaller towns in India are for ecommerce and mobile handset companies.

Ecommerce portals have been a great attraction in non-metro cities in India, especially if those cities or towns do not have the name brand showrooms. And the cash on delivery model has been a huge attraction to smaller town residents, however there have been few bad experiences in that model while delivering to the state of Uttar Pradesh [see this]. Online stores are increasingly turning to small towns in India [see this], Read more on Smaller towns in India rescuing ecommerce & mobile handset companies…

Flipkart + Letsbuy: Ecommerce consolidation starts in India

Image from MedianamaToday Medianama broke the news of Flipkart acquiring Letsbuy. I must say it was good investigative journalism displayed by Medianama, such news is not easy to find. It is always interesting to read the comments, so far the news has received positive response.

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