India’s leading virtual retailer, Homeshop18, has been awarded the ‘E-Retailer of the Year’ award at the prestigious Star Retailer Awards organized by Franchise India.
HomeShop18 has been recognized for its contribution and innovation in the e-commerce industry in India. HomeShop18 was the chosen one among the 100 participating brands across the retail sector. A total of 450 + brands across categories participated in the event.
Over time, Homeshop18 has come to be known as the largest and most trusted e-commerce player. With the start of its TV channel in 2008, Homeshop18 launched its e-commerce site in 2011 which now reaches has over 8.1 million UV every month (ComScore Data June2013).
In 2013, HomeShop18 forayed into m-commerce with their newly launched mobile apps for iPhone and Android platforms and the innovative Scan N Shop, India’s first virtual shopping wall at T3 Delhi Airport. This ensures that HomeShop18 is the only player to offer an exclusive shopping experience across all mediums of virtual shopping; TV, Web and Mobile app.
On winning the award, Sundeep Malhotra, Founder & CEO, HomeShop18 said “HomeShop18 is honored to be recognized as e retailer of the year. Seamless service delivery, exceptional product offerings and an unbeatable shopping experience are the cornerstone of our business. This award also holds a special place as it is our first award after we redesigned our website in August 2013 and added new features like voice search, product demos etc.”
HomeShop18 has received many prestigious accolades in the virtual shopping sector in 2013 like the ‘Innovative Retail Concept of the year, ‘Retailer of the year: E-Commerce and Online, ‘Best eRetail marketing initiative’, ‘Best Customer Service in eRetail’, ‘Thought Leader award in Telecom, Internet & E-commerce category’, ‘Social Marketing and Internet Business Award’ and ‘Retailer of the year (Organization) - E-commerce & online shopping’ amongst others.
HomeShop18 is India's first comprehensive virtual retail business, selling credible brands to customers nationally, operating in a multimedia environment including Internet, TV and via mobile.
Started in 2011, HomeShop18.com is the e-commerce arm which is setting a benchmark in the ecommerce industry by offering innovative, differentiated and demonstrative retail experiences on the Internet. And with the introduction on mobile shopping in 2013, Homeshop18 redefines the way consumers shop.