wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

, , , ,

Snapdeal Launches Affiliate Program; Amazon To Launch 3rd Party Logistics

Snapdeal LogoE-commerce market place, Snapdeal has launched its affiliate program, reports NextBigWhat. Snapdeal’s website says that those interested can sign up on the website and promote any product from its offer page through the affiliate’s website. Sales driven from affiliate websites would fetch them a commission of 10% on the sale amount with an upper limit of Rs 400. All the orders will be approved after 15 days of the transaction.

The company also states that the payouts will be visible as a flat percentage rate of the sale value in the current beta version. However, during the final payment, the amount would get adjusted to the maximum allowed limit per transaction, which is Rs 400.

Snapdeal’s affiliate program only offers a maximum of Rs 400 per transaction which is much lesser than its competitors like Flipkart, Amazon and in some cases, Infibeam which offer better commission fee for their affiliates. Considering that Snapdeal is already late in starting its affiliate program, it could become difficult for the company to gain traction for its program with its current program structure.

Amazon offers 5% on consumer electronics and 10% on all other categories. When Amazon had launched its website and affiliate program, Flipkart had in fact hiked its affiliate payout fees to marketers, to 10% on all categories that it offers during the month of July. The website currently offers 8% to most of the categories except electronics, gadgets, audio & video which get 3.5% commission. This is still a much better deal than Snapdeal.

Infibeam offers 1% on most of the consumer electronics categories, 5% for books and lifestyle products and 10% only on e-books. In some cases, the margin from Infibeam may be lower than Snapdeal.

******

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

amazon-inE-commerce marketplace Amazon is close to the launch of its third-party logistics service in India starting with a pilot in Delhi-NCR region that lasts until February 2014, reports NextBigWhat. Sources speaking to the publication have said that the service will be free for sellers on Amazon until the end of the pilot. The company will offer cash on delivery service and intends to announce prices of third-party logistics services after the pilot.

The signing-up process for sellers who want to be part of the pilot is expected to end by December 15, 2013. Amazon had received government approval to set up its logistics service in India in February 2012 and is in the process of hiring people to set up this service.

In June 2013, online Marketplace Snapdeal had launched a fulfillment platform for sellers listing their products on Snapdeal.com. known as SafeShip. Courier company DTDC Couriers & Cargo had also launched a new specialized e-commerce logistics initiative called DotZot in March this year.

In December 2012, Rocket Internet-backed Jabong had launched third-party logistics service called JaVAS (Jabong Value Added Services). Other competitors in this space would include Delhivery (SSL Logistics) which had acquired offline cash collection network of Gharpay and had recently raised a round of funding, Chhotu.inHolisol andMudita, among others. Logistics companies like Bluedart and Aramex also have dedicated e-commerce divisions.

Written By

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

When news that Walmart would soon accept cryptocurrency turned out to be fake, it also became a teachable moment.

News

The DSCI's guidelines are patient-centric and act as a data privacy roadmap for healthcare service providers.

News

In this excerpt from the book, the authors focus on personal data and autocracies. One in particular – Russia.  Autocracies always prioritize information control...

News

By Jai Vipra, Senior Resident Fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy The use of new technology, including facial recognition technology (FRT) by police...

News

By Stella Joseph, Prakhil Mishra, and Yash Desai The Government of India circulated proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 (“E-Commerce Rules”) which...

You May Also Like

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ