Snapdeal.com, online marketplace in India, has launched ‘The Agri Store’, a comprehensive online store offering access to farming and agriculture products for farmers across India. The Agri store was launched on the eve of Kisan Divas. The Agri store offers hundreds of products across categories like – Irrigation Tools, Farming Tools, Seeds and Fertilisers. More products and categories will be added in the coming weeks from merchants across the country to make The Agri Store a destination of choice for farmers seeking quality products with reliable service.
A Hindi version of the store will also be launched soon to aid the farmers in making an informed decision. The expansion into the agriculture sector will not only facilitate a novel experience for farmers of India as they pursue through variety of items but will also enable the expansion of the scope of Indian e-commerce with regard to product categories.
“Agriculture is a primary sector in India, with 70% of the population engaged in this sector. With The Agri Store we want to extend our mission of creating life changing experiences for buyers and sellers to farmers of our country. Now, farmers will be able to access products critical to their daily needs easily at the click of a button, this bringing forth the inclusive power of digital marketplaces in the realm of agriculture as well. The Agri Store provides access to a wide variety of products from seeds to fertilizers, farming tools and irrigation tools. With the store also accessible through mobile phones we are positive that farmers will find this a convenient and efficient way to shop.” – said, Kunal Bahl, CEO and Co-founder, Snapdeal.com
Website: Snapdeal.com Agri Store
Snapdeal.com has been focusing on rural India for quite sometime now. Earlier they had partnered with Rajasthan Small Industries Corp, Govt. of Rajasthan to promote Rajasthani Handicrafts.
Snapdeal.com recently acquired Indian web startup and gifting recommendation technology platform, Wishpicker.com. Wishpicker offers users gift options based on intelligent recommendations.
This month has been fabulous for Snapdeal.com with signing a variety of partnership deals. They had tied up with Hero MotoCorp, to sell motorbikes through the platform. This has attracted users attention with 700 bikes sold within 72 hours, with peak sales reaching 1 bike being sold every minute. Snapdeal.com was also the first online marketplace in India to sell four wheelers online. The Automobiles category is one of the most promising categories at Snapdeal.com and is expected to reach Rs 1,000 crores (GMV) in the near-term.
Source: Snapdeal.com Blog