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E-Commerce Platforms in Bangladesh

By:   •  November 17, 2018  •  Case Study  •  1,998 Words (8 Pages)  •  38 Views

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                                          Date of Submission: 13th November, 2018

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The rebranded face of Akhoni.com, the first e-commerce platform to enter the Bangladesh market back in 2010 took form of Bagdoom, with promises of the grandest of online shopping experiences across the country. They present a one-stop lifestyle platform, holding products of various local and international brands together. The different deals offered whole year round, lets buyers get the best products at lowest prices and the sellers promote and build their brands big. 

Social Marketing: 

Involves the use of social networks and communities to build brands and drive sales revenue. It uses -

Facebook:

Facebook is the leading social network used by Bagdoom for promotions or even for discussions and conversations with their fans and followers. Its main account has 1.14 million followers.

Twitter:

On Twitter too, it uses an account. It has 568 followers. This is a smart use of social media feature for customer service and engagement. Bagdoom’ social media activity is lower on twitter than facebook.

Instagram:

Bagdoom’s Instagram page shows high level engagement. Most of its features are absolutely suited to marketing. Apart from its album like look and feel which makes it suitable for promotions, its comments and conversations features also make it a great tool for customer engagement. The brand’s main Instagram account has around 18.2k followers.

YouTube:

On YouTube too, the brand has account to reach its customers. It has poor popularity over there. Bagdoom’s main account has 531 followers. This is the era of video marketing and Bagdoom uses videos actively for promotions.

Google plus:

Similar to other networks, Bagdoom can share information and images, promote them as an individual. It  allows users to connect easily through interests and friendship. It has 208 followers on google plus.

 Linked In: 

LinkedIn is for making connections, and for the majority of professionals that means clients and business partners, not recruiters. Having a Linkedin profile isn't important. It has only 457 followers.

Local Marketing:

Besides social marketing approach, it also uses local marketing.

It uses ----

  • customized direct mail announcing openings, sales, and promotions, or containing coupons
  • promotion through the local chamber of commerce
  • hosting events(NASA space apps challenge 2016)
  • sponsoring local sport teams (Rajshahi Kings in BPL 2016) and clubs (biking, book, etc.)
  • purchasing local ad space (such as at bus stops and other outdoor spaces)
  • participating in community fairs and social gatherings ( Trade fair,Pahela Boishakh)

Mobile Marketing

Mobile marketing is a multi-channel, digital marketing strategy aimed at reaching a target audience on their smartphones, tablets, and/or other mobile devices, via websites, email, SMS and MMS, social media, apps. Mobile is disrupting the way people engage with brands.

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Ease of use

 A  fresh look and amazing new features to give you a more convenient and fun filled online shopping experience. The new website is designed exclusively around online shoppers and aims to simplify the online buying process and help you shop online with the same ease you would encounter in a real store.

Overview
Now, anyone can browse bagdoom.com’s offers and product-lines with more flexibility. A better organized product catalog and user-friendly interface will guide you to exactly what you are looking for.

Shopping Cart
Shopping Cart will enable to buy multiple products at a time with ease and save your precious time. 

Wish List
This feature allows to purchase any item. Anyone can simply add products to  wish list and buy them later . Also , this will eliminate the hassle of searching for desired item whenever ready to purchase it. 


Improved  image quality
Pictures with high resolution and zoom in / zoom out option will allow the visitors to view the products with better details. This will give  a real time view on the details of our product’s features.
 
Shopping with  your Cellphone
The mobile version of the site will allow to shop from anywhere using your cell phones.

Track Shipment & Mobile notification
Customer will now be able to track  order details on the website and will now receive notification regarding shipment of products through text message.

24*7 hours service

Payment

For payment facilities, Bagdoom allows--

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • DBBL
  • Bkash
  • American Express
  • Payza
  • Cash on delivery systems

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Security System

Bagdoom.com is concerned about maintaining privacy regarding some issues, these are--

  • Keep software up to date.
  • Watch out for SQL injection
  • Beware of error messages
  • Check  passwords
  • Avoid file uploads.
  • Use HTTPS
  • Get security tools (proxy server,firewall etc)


PICKABOO

  1. Solomo:

Social: it is basically is not socially embedded and create social relationships. The members how use it does not know the other buyers not even who is the seller

Mobile: it is  a mobile or pc based app. Available in play store

Local: it does not have any location .but the sellers how provide products may have a location based store targeting their customers .it also brings international sellers in one place. So it is not a local app.

  1. Ease of use:

Easy to navigate, but contains less options in category(6).to buy something need to create acc which may not needed in physical stores. But it provides some features like live chat with the sellers, wish list.

  1. payment:

cod bkash (discount),credit /debit card , emi offers for some bank acc holder, provides warranty certificate, return option.

  1. Security:

Contains cookies,while downloading it want access into other side like photo,need to share acc info if uses credit/debit card,but using cod it can to removed

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Introduction:

Daraz.com is a worldwide online shopping platform offers international products to the customers. in March 2015, it started journey in Bangladesh as daraz.com.bd and the sister concerned company of Rocket Internet, one of world's largest Internet & mobile platforms. Daraz, meaning 'Drawer' in urdu, is well on its course to becoming the country's number one online shopping platform.Alibaba Group owns Daraz.com

Method of Payment:

Daraz gives the opportunity for various payment options such as debit/credit cards, cash on delivery, bKash etc.

Varieties of product/service:

Daraz has a massive collection of international, branded and local produts. It offers a diverse assortment of products in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, beauty, fashion, sports equipment, and groceries.

After sale services:

 It also gives free return opportunity in terms of purchasing products. Sometimes it announces some big deals for customers.

Customer services:

It focuses on providing an excellent customer experience, comprehensive customer care and hassle-free services.

   

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Introduction: AT present Bangladesh has several online business, Chaldal.com is remarkable one among them. Chaldal.com is a Bangladeshi online grocery and foods provider, founded in 2013. It sells fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy, groceries, and personal care and household items via its website and mobile apps. It is currently serving all over Dhaka City, except some backdated area. Several grocery food include in Chaldal.com: Fruits and Vegetables, Meat and Fish, Cooking, Beverages, Home and Cleaning, Pest Control, Office Products, Beauty Products, Health Products.

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