Interviews Archive

[Seller interview] “We built homeo products category on Flipkart, Snapdeal!” Online seller of health products shares insights

After 18 years of corporate life, 44-year old Vasant Prabhu started wholesaling and distribution of homoeopathic products in South India in 2009. He had already gained a treasury of...

[Seller Interview] Making online jewellery brand Kriaa & scaling up to 50,000+ orders per month – Ritesh’s ecommerce journey

From manufacturing to wholesaling to exporting to retailing, Tip Top Group seems to have explored 360 degree of the imitation jewellery market. How calculated was the move to ecommerce?...

[Seller interview] Achieving Rs 130 crore turnover in just 1 year – Jumbo Distributors

Realising the potential, partners spun off a separate ecommerce division of the business to be headed by Viral and Nihal. What did this mix of youth, armed with vibrant...

[Seller interview] “Meeting supply with demand was a challenge.” How did they tackle it? Team The Yellow Door Store shares

The Yellow Door Store was conceptualized on a walk. A talk between two sisters led to the founder, Versha Vohra, realizing her love and fondness for furniture, that made her...

From digital marketing to online selling, from IBM & Canada eGovernance to Craftgully .. Dhirender shares online selling tricks

When Dhirender Nirwani and Kunjal Nirwani came up with the idea of Craftgully, they visualized it as a street (or gully) with stores for each of the different crafts...

Getting a foothold in online fashion jewellery market with her facebook store, Shalini shares

Mumbai-based Shalini Girish credits the idea of her online store, La Elegante, to her cousin Sharanya for planting it in her head. She had been sourcing accessories already for friends...

[Seller Interview] It wasn’t pleasant using India Post, Dhruv shares why

When cousins, Dhruv Goyal and Kaushal Goyal, were on a trip to Jaipur after finishing their engineering studies (Computer science and Electronics respectively), they were bowled over by India’s...

[Seller Interview] How did Manoj & Sumit work towards 20,000+ orders per month?

When Bangalore-based Manoj Agarwal (right in the above picture) and Sumit Khandelwal (left in the picture) were brainstorming on business ideas, a social gifting company (later named Giftxoxo) was...

[Seller interview] I am happy selling through my online store, says Anandha

When Anandha Karthik got married to her Defense Pilot husband in 2010, she was thrown to one tiny corner of India near the Bhutan border. The filmmaker with masters...

[Seller Interview] From Indian Navy to Indian Ecommerce – It’s not just for big players, Neil tells us

The word ‘Military’ sparks many visuals in our minds – uniforms, guns, tension, discipline being some of them. Let’s now add one more to that list – ecommerce. Not...

[Interview] Himanshu shares how they tapped into the online adult products segment

When 26-year-old Himanshu Bhatnagar, along with partners Varun Kumar, Rahul Tyagi and Rajeev Chaurasiya, wanted to branch out from their Digital Marketing jobs to online selling, India had begun...

[WomEntrepreneur Series] Julia Bliss explains why ecommerce is great!

Julia Bliss needs no introduction. Those who are familiar with the world of Bollywood know that she has starred in the popular Hindi movie Ghost, alongside Shiney Ahuja. Recently,...

[Womentrepreneur Series] Jayanti Gupta shares her ecommerce success story!

Jayanti Gupta completed her PhD in Statistics before delving into the world of ecommerce. Having worked in the pharmaceutical industry in the United States of America, she found her...