E-commerce industry is going to be exceed $1Billion revenue in Pakistan by 2020 ~ Tribune
That was Predicted in 2016, now, no wonders, it going to exceed this value by 2019, as the E-Commerce industry is at its peak and doing major business in Pakistan after the 3g and 4g services being served to every corner of Pakistan.
The major domain of e-commerce is Online Shopping. However, in start this niche has taken over the traditional way of doing shopping, like visiting shop physically, exploring products and negotiating prices and there was huge conversion from traditional methods of Shopping to digitalize way of online Shopping. But as the interest of the people increase, the major drawbacks start to happen, the market player in the field were found mostly, not making up their commitment, in terms of product quality, product price (vender-based sites, where the venders start to post fake discounts and price and compromise quality of products), some stores also found to violate their commitments on delivery time, warranty and availability of products.
An undergraduate Student at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), Muhammad Bilal Jamil, also the founder and CEO at Shoppingum, came up with a solution to these problems and proposed a bridge building solution between the online stores in Pakistan and customer. It’s a website named Shoppingum.
*website, at first glance
Shoppingum is the biggest online shopping search engine and a one stop shop for online Shopping in Pakistan. There are more than 1 million products from more than 100 online Pakistani Stores in Pakistan. On Shoppingum, user can not only search any product available online either new or used, but can also compare prices, features, specs and specifically delivery time, delivery charge of the same product available at different online stores. Our intelligent search system gets the fine results on a user query and machine learning algorithms ranks the best product in top. Not only this, user can also filter brands, stores and categories. So, ultimately, it’s a one stop shop for online shopping. The core Objective of Shoppingum is to search and recommend best products to build a bridge between the customer and online stores and a relationship of trust between them.
Shoppingum not only act as online shopping search engine but also offer its customer to compare product and its feature from multiple store so that customers can make a perfect choice suitable to them within seconds. Shoppingum compare the following parameters:
*Quick view of product
- Feature of product: Detailed Description, specification and multiple images of product.
- Delivery Time: Time span in which the desire product of the customer will be delivered by the respective store.
- Price: compare prices of the same product at different store.
- Free Shipping: Does the respective store offers free delivery of the product or not?
- Warranty: warranty offered by the store of that product.
- Replacement Policy: If the customer is unsatisfied or want to return the product, it’s the policy defined by store.
- Rating: Rating of the product.
- Availability: either the product is available on a respective store or not.
- Brand: Compare same product of different brand.
The Magic Button, Compare:
Click the compare button, see the magic, Shoppingum assigned a compare button of each product, by clicking it, the customer can compare the price of that individual product, on all online stores in Pakistan within milliseconds.
Shoppingum not only offers comparison but also filters such as price, brand, category and store filter. If the customer wants his desire product only from a specific brand with in specific price range but may be from all stores he is in the right place, Shoppingum makes the customer reached to his desire product within seconds by applying filters.
The Product Page:
Shoppingum have a fully loaded product page, with all the important details and descriptions so before redirecting the visitor to the respective store, Shoppingum make sure that before the costumer makes the final decision, all information before it should be in his knowledge. Aside, below, shoppingum also recommend other similar product under ‘Picked for you” according to the customer most liked product.