What is an e-commerce site?
An e-commerce site allows a company to sell its products online. The payment is handled by electronic means (Visa / Mastercard, Paypal, wire transfer, …) or by bank transfer, although the use of the latter solution tends to decrease sharply. Addition of an online business strategy or classic single (pure players), e-commerce is developing rapidly and continuously.
E-commerce in Pakistan: A booming sector
In the field of web e-commerce, Pakistan seems to have, in recent years, began his ascent, with more than 500 online retail sites active in Pakistan and 1 new sites for sale created per day. This results in a 80% increase in the number of online stores between 2007 and 2010.
Consumer side, confidence in online payment, which was one of the main obstacles to the development of e-commerce in Pakistan, seems to settle and there is a steady increase in such transactions. For 2012 is projected to increase by at least 15% of online sales in Pakistan.
E-commerce in Pakistan: A market to conquer!
If the Pakistan consumer seems to have found his feet in terms of online shopping, with a number of online shoppers and amounts of transactions continues to rise, the Pakistan market, it is little prepared to meet demand. Indeed, in Karachi, only 7% of companies have an online business.
In comparison, our Indian neighbors have 22,000 sites; there are 64,000 active online shops that welcome over 10 million shoppers a year.
The benefits of e-commerce site
Creating an e commerce site, is the opportunity for a company
- To increase its turnover
- To have a window open 24 hours on 24, 7 on 7
- Expand its geographic coverage area
- Increase its international visibility
- Reduce costs
- To recruit new customers
- To drive traffic into its physical signs
- To present an updated catalog
- Rapid deployment of marketing
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