Technology has changed everything, even our shopping system! The people of Bangladesh are adopting the new trends; they have started hitting the local e-commerce sites and doing online shopping in Bangladesh. A lot of things starting from flowers to daily commodities, jeans pant to books are available on various Bangladeshi e-commerce sites, some of them are selling these goods are at a special discounted rate.
To make an online shopping in Bangladesh, all you need to have an Internet connected computer. Having a credit card is a plus, but it’s not required anyway. Most of the local e-commerce companies offer bKash payment and Cash on Delivery System (You have to pay the amount while delivering the product).
I will write about the Bangladeshi E-Commerce sites which are doing excellent and customer satisfaction report is very positive so far. I have written the article from my experience of online shopping in Bangladesh. I have also collected some information from my friends, who have recently made some online purchase.
Akoni.com is one of the reliable e-commerce sites in Bangladesh. The business model of the company is similar to Groupon; they sell products at a discounted price. They offer Restaurant, Tourism package, Health product, Fitness service and Beauty parlor discounts. They also sell fashion products for men and women. You have to create an account first to make any payment. The registration is completely free.
If you are looking forward to buying books online, then our one and only recommended e-commerce site is Rokomari.com. They are having thousands of books listed both Authorwise and Categoriwise to choose from. They offer both bKash and Cash on Delivery feature, and registration is completely free. Apart from the book, they also offer various CD and DVDs.
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Cellbazaar is one of the pioneers for Online Shopping in Bangladesh, it’s not an e-commerce site actually; it’s a product listing website where people post advertisement for their products they want to sell. If you are looking for second hand products, then Celbazaar can be the good choice. You can find electronic products, car, houses and lands on the site. However, you have to keep in mind; Cellbazaar is not liable for any product you are buying cause; they are just providing information about it, nothing else. You have to be cautious while choosing products.
Even so, Cellbazaar is actually having a limitation; You must have a GrameenPhone number to sale of buy any product from the site.
ClickBD.com is similar to cellbazar, where people post about the product they want to sell. Various electronics products like smart phone, laptop, motor cycle, private car and digital cameras are available at the site.
If you want to buy fresh foods from a farmer, you must have to visit the site. The business model and product delivery system of Amadereshop is pretty amazing. We talk to Sadequa Rahman Sejuti, founder for the company, said, ‘We are nothing but the bridge between farmers and buyers. We have created a gateway which powers farmers to sell their products online and buyers directly to buy the products. They accept Visa, MasterCard, FedEx and several more payment options.
If you have any question about online shopping or about any e-commerce site recommendation, just put it below. We will get back to you soon. By the way, If you have any experience regarding online shopping in Bangladesh, Share with us.