eCommerce in Nepal
eCommerce in Nepal has transformed the way business is done in this landlocked nation. A tremendous increase in internet and smartphone users has triggered the massive growth of the industry. There were 42.85 million mobile connections in Nepal in January 2020, a (+7.6%) growth while comparing to the previous year. Among them, 10.21 million people have access to the Internet.
The massive growing reach of eCommerce has grabbed many investors' attention. As of last year's data, there were already more than 40,000 registered commercial websites in Nepal.
Daraz, Gyapu, Pathao, Muncha, Thamel.com, Sastodeal, Hamrobazar, Foodmandu, etc. are the current eCommerce market leaders in Nepal. Besides these massive companies, there are many other continuously growing eCommerce projects.
eCommerce Development Price
In Nepal, different companies develop eCommerce. Basically, the rates of development of eCommerce systems depend upon various factors like platform, complexity, duration, etc.
An eCommerce website can range from NRs. 25,000 – NRs. 1 crore+ depending on the scope of the eCommerce website.
There are many misconceptions related to the eCommerce business. Many people take eCommerce just as online shopping, while it's way more than that. It includes eclectic and encompasses several activities like Payment gateways, online ticketing, online auctions, internet banking etcetera.
Nowadays, WordPress is becoming increasingly popular for building eCommerce websites. With the help of the WooCommerce plugin, starting an online store can be done quickly and easily at a low cost.
By installing a WooCommerce plugin and choosing a visually appealing theme, one can have their store up and running in no time.
There are many best WooCommerce themes available online, such as elegant Shop Pro and Neve. You can purchase them and get your store up and running in no time. Likewise, if you don’t want to invest in premium themes, you can search hundreds of free eCommerce themes in the wordpress.org directory.
These are only some of the major fields of eCommerce and are responsible for the variation of the Development in the price. In Nepal, there are different software companies that develop eCommerce websites. Among them, one of the best IT company in Nepal is SoftNEP that have a very broad range of eCommerce development plans for all small to mega eCommerce projects.
Future of eCommerce in Nepal
The market for eCommerce is at a very growing stage all over the world. The pandemic situation very well promoted the online shopping and home delivery concept. Now, we can easily see the growth of eCommerce in Nepal in the coming days. eCommerce can now able to deliver almost all over Nepal at a very competitive price. Many people are reaching out to various software company in Nepal and worldwide to take their business online to make sure that they can reach more people and satisfy their customer's needs.
eCommerce provides detailed information about the product and that's the future of shopping actually because customers nowadays are looking for reviews and ratings to buy any products which minimize the risk so informative eCommerce sites are the new market leaders.
BY: Rohit Bhatt
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