Like the other parts of India, North-East India including Assam is fast taking to online shopping. In a recent survey, conducted by country’s major fashion portal Myntra.com, Guwahati ranked 11th among the top 15 cities in India for online shopping.
According to this survey, along with Guwahati, there has been a steady increase in the number of online shoppers from Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sivasagar and Tinsukia in Assam in the past few months. The size of online shopping industry of the entire region is between Rs 75 Crore to Rs 100 Crore.
Of late along with major national shopping sites, various local online shopping sites come into limelight in Assam. Majority of them deals with Assamese ethnic items, gift items and also some of them are purely niche based.
Today, we enlist a brief list online shopping websites based on Assam.
Assam Silk Shopping mainly deals with local handloom and jewellery. It provides a shopping cart to facilitate the people across the globe with premium shopping facility and get an opportunity to buy the golden silk and mulberry silk hand-woven traditional Sarees and Mekhela-sadars and traditional Assamese Jewelleries.
Assam Kart is the first ever eBook store from the North Eastern region of India. One can buy and read Assamese eBooks on mobile phone, tablets and computers. The project is a brainchild of Navanita Hazarika who, along with Bikash Kalita, decided to implement the idea of launching the e-versions of Assamese literature through this website. The costs of the books are very less and there is various payment modes through which one can buy the e-books.
As they say, Pop Tales deals exclusively with T-shirts, pullovers, badges and posters based on Pop culture themes such as Gaming, T.V. Series, Comics, Music, Movies and Spoof. You can exclusive buy these eye catching items at a reasonable cost with various payment modes.
Sasta Raasta is a unique pocket-friendly Online Fashion Store for ladies maintained by an Assamese lady. Sasta Raasta deals with various casual and formal dresses, jewellery and bags for women. As they say, SastaRaasta hand picks the best of fashion statements for you.
Axomi Aai is yet another newly launched online shopping site from Assam. It brings to you traditional and ethnic dresses, traditional jewelleries, Muga bags, pickles, handloom and handicrafts products of Assam and lots more that will add the feelings of homeliness in any corner of this world.
There are many more online shopping websites also coming; which will be added here after personal and user review. Let us know, if you come to know any other online shopping sites in Assam.