Online classified company Quikr has launched Quikr Doorstep to revolutionise consumer-to-consumer buying and selling in India. It brings the convenience of ecommerce to pre-owned goods by facilitating price negotiations, payment, pickup and delivery.
Currently, the services will be available for all categories including mobile phones, electronics, kitchen appliances and household furnitures. Besides, the company plans to scale this business over the coming year.
Founder & CEO of Quikr, Pranay Chulet said “Quikr Doorstep addresses genuine consumer issues of trust, payment and logistics in C2C transactions in the country. It also directly puts us in the middle of the transaction loop, making us the only player in India that is monetising this category in a meaningful way.”
Quikr has rolled out Doorstep on its app, mobile site, desktop site and on Quikr NXT, its messaging service that allows consumers to make negotiations and payments real time.
CPO at Quikr, Anurag Saran said “Close to six months ago, we began testing some of the Quikr Doorstep features on our platform and from that early stage to now, we’ve already rolled this service across all our product categories. With various innovations such as real-time negotiation and payments on our chat platform and the introduction of partial payment as an option for buyers, we have witnessed 10x growth in the number of transactions going through our platform vs last quarter”.
Quikr Doorstep has been consistently seen over 100% month-on-month growth in volume and the average transaction value on the service has also doubled.
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