eBay and Snapdeal agree to partner in rapidly growing Indian market
By VJ Media Bureau | Vjmedia Works | June 04, 2013
This commercial partnership is expected to grow Indian ecommerce ecosystem, with wider selection for Indian consumers in a rapidly growing market
Jay Lee, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, eBay Asia Pacific said, "The growth of online shopping in India is at an exciting phase. We chose to partner with Snapdeal due to their complementary business model, good management team and strong brand.â€According to recent research from the Internet & Mobile Association of India, the Indian eCommerce Market is projected to grow from approximately $1.2 billion in 2012 to $1.8 billion in 2013.
Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder & CEO, Snapdeal said, "We are delighted that eBay, a global industry leader, has chosen to invest in our company - a strong testament to the strength of our brand and business model. We are excited about partnering with eBay and working closely with the eBay India Leadership team to grow the local market for the benefit of Indian consumers and merchants.â€