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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 01:12 PM IST (07:42 AM GMT)
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HomeShop18 Wins the Coveted Brand Leadership Award in Internet Business
New Delhi, Delhi, India, Tuesday, November 29, 2011 — (Business Wire India) — HomeShop18, India’s largest e-commerce venture, was awarded the ‘Brand Excellence Award in Internet Business’ category at the World Brand Congress, 2011 in Mumbai recently.
The award is recognition to HomeShop18’s contribution to the e-commerce industry in India. The award cited and recognized HomeShop18’s efforts in building consumer confidence in the e-commerce industry and HomeShop18’s 10X growth in the e-commerce business YOY.
Held every year since 1999, the World Brand Congress is considered as one of the single largest rendezvous of best brains behind some of the world’s most successful and sought after brands. Alongside the Congress, the Global Award for Brand Excellence is presented to organizations that have played a significant role in building their company brands on the international scene.
Delighted with the recognition, Sundeep Malhotra, Founder and CEO, HomeShop18 said, “We are pleased to receive such a prestigious award. It is a testament to our efforts to provide our customers a wholesome shopping experience. We are delighted that we are seen as a leader in the internet shopping space in India. We would like to dedicate this award to our customers for having preferred us over others. We will continue to provide our customers with the best that internet shopping has to offer.”
HomeShop18 currently sells more than 450 brands and more than 10 million SKUs. The e-commerce portal, HomeShop18.com adds a new customer every 6 seconds to its database and has a rising rate of 30% repeat purchase customers.
HomeShop18 is Network18 group’s online and television retail marketing and distribution venture.
HomeShop18.com is India’s fastest growing e-commerce website (traffic growing at the rate of 400% YoY) with a monthly reach of over 2.5 million unique visitors ( Comscore : October 2011), each spending over 8 minutes (avg.) on the website. Adding a new customer every 6 seconds, HomeShop18’s robust distribution set-up helps it reach out to over 3000 cities across the country.HomeShop18 offers a complete product range across all major categories; including digital, fashion & lifestyle, beauty products, jewellery, kitchen essentials, home & furnishings, kids’ gear, books and many more. HomeShop18 has partnered with more than 500 established brands and marquee labels such as Reebok, Lee, Peter England, Nokia, Canon, Samsung, Whirlpool, Videocon, Spice and Sia among many others, giving its millions of customers over 70 lakh products to choose from.
HomeShop18’s 6.1 million CRM base is supported by a trained and customer focused 24X7 call centre manned by 750 executives catering to over 35,000 calls a day.
Siddharth Bijpuria, PR Pundit, +91 8800922828, firstname.lastname@example.org
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