Leading android marketplace 9Apps has announced its foray into the lucrative e-commerce space in India, which will now offer multiple new features on its app for shopaholics, along with its existing role as India’s leading provider of android apps and games.
The move marks a major shift in the company’s strategy for India market and is expected to benefit 9Apps’ 250 monthly active users (MAUs).
Serving over 250 million monthly active users globally, 9Apps also plans to offer comparative pricing where users can compare product prices from eight different sellers such as Paytm, Flipkart, Myntra, Snapdeal, Jabong, AskMeBazar, Voonik and Shopclues.
The discount aggregation/coupon zone is a one-stop shop for all discounts and coupon codes available on 9Apps.
Also, the users get a discount of value Rs. 50 for free when they sign up for Amazon via 9Apps.
“9Apps is the first app marketplace to offer these services to users. With these features, we aim to become a one-stop solution for our users and help them shop smart. 9Apps is much more than just a tool to download apps and games.
We are on a constant look out for ways to evolve user experience,” said Country Manager 9Apps, Ebrahim Popat.
9Apps also announced a social media contest asking its users to share their crazy and funny shopping stories where participants can send in their entries using #MyShopaholicStory and can stand a chance to win One Plus 3, amongst other prizes.