What Indians are Shopping for Online : India’s Biggest E-Commerce Hubs

what-indians-are-shopping-fThe eBay Census Guide, now in its fifth year, is an annual e-commerce report that captures what Indians are shopping for online. The findings were based on an analysis of all online buying and selling transactions by Indians on eBay between July 2011 and December 2012.  New Delhi has emerged as the top e-commerce hub in India in 2012, according to a census conducted by eBay.The study is designed to throw light on online buying and selling behaviour in India.
The top five States with most transactions were Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. India’s e-commerce industry is currently at a nascent stage with a size of $800 million but expected to grow rapidly to become $5 billion in 2015, eBay India’s Head -Marketplace Experience, Santosh J Rao said.

New Delhi (Rank 1)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Body Care
2.    Mobile Screen Protector
3.    8GB Pen Drives
4.    Men’s Wallets
5.    Men’s Fragrances
Top 5 items sold
1.    Mobile Headsets
2.    Men’s Wrist Watches
3.    Tool Kits
4.    Car Waxes
5.    Republic of India Notes

Mumbai (Rank 2)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Mobile Cases
2.    British India Coins
3.    Men’s Fragrances
4.    Memory Card Readers
5.    Tablets
Top 5 items sold
1.    Laptop Accessories
2.    Men’s Wallets
3.    Women’s Fashion Watches
4.    Indian Stamps
5.    Tablets

Jaipur (Rank 3)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Memory Card Readers
2.    Smart Phones
3.    Men’s Wrist Watches
4.    Face Care Products
5.    Precious Metal Coins
Top 5 items sold
1.    Bed Linen
2.    Mobile Handsfree Sets
3.    Silver Jhumkas
4.    Kurtis
5.    Room Heaters

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Bangalore (Rank 4)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Home Theatre Accessories
2.    Camera Filters
3.    Men’s Wrist Watches
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Weight Training Equipment
Top 5 items sold
1.    Smart Phones
2.    External Drive Casings
3.    Men’s Wallets
4.    Car Waxes
5.    Pet Accessories

Chennai (Rank 5)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Laptop Accessories
2.    British India Coins
3.    Men’s Wallets
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Kurtis
Top 5 items sold
1.    Smart Phones
2.    Indian First Day Covers
3.    Tablets
4.    Condoms
5.    Precious Metal Coins

Hyderabad (Rank 6)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Tablets
2.    Buetooth Headsets
3.    Kurtis
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Cameras Filters
Top 5 items sold
1.    Umbrellas
2.    Men’s Chronograph Watches
3.    Lighting Accessories
4.    Anti-Aging Products
5.    Peelers & Slicers

Ahmedabad (Rank 7)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Talcum Powder
2.    Mobile Screen Protectors
3.    Modems
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Tablets
Top 5 items Sold
1.    16GB Micro SD cards
2.    Colour Ink Cartridges
3.    Diamond Jewellery sets
4.    Women’s Casual Pants
5.     Men’s Floaters

Kolkata (Rank 8)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Dual SIM Mobile Phones
2.    Indian Stamps Miniature Sheets
3.    Men’s Wrist Watches
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    African Coins
Top 5 items sold
1.    Camera Tripods
2.    Emergency Lights
3.    Key Chains
4.    Handbags
5.    Tablets

Chandigarh (Rank 9)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Mobile Accessories
2.    Memory Card Readers
3.    Women’s Fragrances
4.    Designer Pens
5.    Car Perfumes
Top 5 items sold
1.    Bluetooth Dongles
2.    5 DVD Packs
3.    Regular Exercise Cycles
4.    PC Sound Cards
5.    Men’s Metal Frame Sunglasses

Pune (Rank 10)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Mobile Phone Cases
2.    Asian Currency
3.    Men’s Wrist Watches
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Kurtis
Top 5 items sold
1.    Tablets
2.    Routers
3.    Men’s Printed Tees
4.    Sports Shoes
5.    Salwar Suit Material

Surat (Rank 11)
Top 5 items bought
1.    CD Racks
2.    Tablets
3.    Kurtis
4.    Camera Lens Filters
5.    Men’s Fragrances
Top 5 items sold
1.    Georgette Sarees
2.    Mobile Signal Boosters
3.    Crepe Material
4.    Mangal Sutras
5.    White Gold Diamond Rings

Ghaziabad (Rank 12)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Home Theatre Accessories
2.    Smart Phones
3.    Face Care
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Precious Metal Coins
Top 5 items sold
1.    Laptop Batteries
2.    Face Cleansers
3.    Car Covers
4.    LCD Wallmounts
5.    Mustache Clippers

Faridabad (Rank 13)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Tablet Accessories
2.    Kurtis
3.    Face Care products
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Kundan Jewellery
Top 5 items sold
1.    Smart Phones
2.    Fountain Pens
3.    USB Hubs
4.    LED TVs
5.    Compact Digital Cameras

Bhopal (Rank 14)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Men’s Wrist Watches
2.    Memory Card Readers
3.    Tablets
4.    Smart Phones
5.    Women’s Fragrances
Top 5 items sold
1.    Headphones
2.    Sports Shoes
3.    Pre-Independence India Stamps
4.    Men’s Metal Frame Sunglasses
5.    Dual SIM Phones

Ludhiana (Rank 15)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Smart Phones
2.    Men’s Fragrances
3.    Face Care Products
4.    Women’s Fragrances
5.    Modems
Top 5 items sold
1.    8 GB Micro SD Cards
2.    Mobile Headsets
3.    Embroidered Salwar Suits Material
4.    Mobile Chargers Car Kits
5.    Wi-Fi Wireless Router

Gwalior (Rank 16)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Kurtis
2.     Precious Metal Coins
3.    Tablets
4.    Men’s Fragrances
5.    Silver Earrings
Top 5 items sold
1.    2GB MP3 Players
2.    Laptop Sleeves
3.     Jogging Gear
4.    Caps
5.    Microwave Cookware
Vadodara (Rank 17)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Men’s Fragrances
2.    Tablets
3.    Antivirus Software
4.    Men’s Wallets
5.    Kurtis
Top 5 items sold
1.    Smart Phones
2.    Bluetooth Headsets
3.    Ball Point Pens
4.    Mobile Holders
5.    Home Fragrances

Lucknow (Rank 18)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Laptop Accessories
2.    Designer Pens
3.    Tablets
4.    3D Effect Collectibles
5.    Men’s Chronograph Wrist Watches
Top 5 items sold
1.    Compact Digital Cameras
2.    Winter Jackets
3.    Hand Embroidered Sarees
4.    Weight Training Equipment
5.    Digital Photo frames

Dehradun (Rank 19)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Mobile Cases
2.    Tablets
3.    Men’s Fragrances
4.    Car Waxes
5.    Ear Plugs
Domestic Top 5 Sold
1.    Headphones
2.    Maritime Telescopes
3.    Clocks
4.    External TV Tuner Cards
5.    Mirrors

Kochi (Rank 20)
Top 5 items purchased
1.    Embroidered Material
2.    Smart Phones
3.    Auto Perfumes
4.    Beard Trimmers
5.    Women’s Novelty Wrist Watches
Top 5 items sold
1.    Men’s Sports Watches
2.    8GB Pen Drives
3.    Mirrors
4.    Sewing Machines
5.    Embroidered Material.


TOP SPOTS

  1.     Top cities: India’s top five e-commerce hubs are Delhi, closely followed by Mumbai, Jaipur, Bangalore and Chennai.
  2.     Top States: The top five States with the most transactions were Maharashtra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  3.     Most wired States: Those with the maximum e-commerce hubs are Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
  4.     Top rural hubs: India’s top five rural hubs are Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Choryasi (Gujarat), Karthikapally (Kerala), Villupuram (Tamil Nadu) and Dindori (Maharashtra).
  5.     Top countries: India’s top trading partners are the US, the UK, Australia, China and Canada.
  6.     Zones: The west zone of India dominates e-commerce (38 per cent), followed by the north zone (30 per cent), south zone (26 per cent) and east zone (6 per cent).
  7.     Categories: Electronics continues to dominate and hold share at 48 per cent of domestic transactions with lifestyle categories (41 per cent) gaining traction with the advent of an increased number of women consumers.
  8.     Global shopper: Indian shoppers from 2,638 Indian cities are opening up their wallets to import from eBay entrepreneurs in 141 countries.
  9.     Retail exports continue to thrive with consumers from 201 countries buying handcrafted products from Indian entrepreneurs from 523 export hubs across the country.
  10.     Top brands: Samsung, Apple, Sony, Nokia and SanDisk are the most transacted brands.

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– rediff.com/livement.com

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