Furniture E-commerce Marketplace – The Four Major Challenges

It is now clear that India has two large online marketplaces, Amazon and Flipkart, with Paytm and Snapdeal losing steam in the last five years. All these platforms have largely grown in size with electronics being the major contributor and the primary reason for the consumer-pull (with discounts on top brands). Electronics, followed by other …

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Rich Couch and Poor Couch – The Ferrari and Maruti of Couches are not so distinguishable!

As a child, I was always excited to buy something new and I still have that child in me every time I have to buy something new. As a buyer, I want to see the value I am getting for that extra buck (even in terms of vanity). When you start to research about cars …

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Indian Online Furniture – Rent or Buy

Renting vs. buying furniture is the same argument as op-ex vs. cap-ex. When does renting make sense? When you are sure that you will only use it for less than a year When you are sure that you would want different furniture in about a year's time or less When you want additional furniture for …

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Top 9 online furniture rental websites/companies in India

The Indian online furniture rental market, including furniture, home decor, and appliances, is estimated to be a $1.5 to $2 Billion market by 2020. This is only a fraction when compared with the overall furniture market size of close to $32 Billion. With millennials increasingly becoming mobile in the way they live and work, renting furniture …

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