Table of Contents
Off late there has been an increasing demand to have a marketplace providing all facilities under its umbrella. People continuously look for a place where they can shop across multiple categories with one app – whether it is groceries, Men’s Fashion, Women’s Fashion, footwear, daily essentials, baby products, beauty, health, toys, Kid’s fashion, car, motorbike, industrial, books, music, movies, gaming, software, recharges and bill payments, art, handicrafts, and collectibles.
Customer service, competitive prices, fast shipping, wide selection, and effective digital marketing are other factors that must be kept in mind while designing an e-commerce marketplace. It takes an earnest and conscientious attempt to make game-changing platforms that ramshackle’s antiquated industries like Uber, Airbnb, Netflix, Facebook, Youtube, Tinder, Google, Spotify, Amazon, Linkedin, Vine, Instagram, Twitter, Google App Store, eBay, Alibaba etc.
Almost every e-commerce marketplace has to learn to handle fast and bumpy lessons left by disruptors like Uber and Airbnb. They have made tremendous efforts to make customer’s lives dramatically better, giving one positive experience at a time.
List of Apps like Wish and Geek
Wish is one of the most popular e-commerce marketplaces that have gathered all the attention recently from local as well as global buyers. In light of all the buzz, let’ check whether it is legitimate to create an app like wish and how it works:
Wish comes with some unbelievable discounts which are why it is popular amongst masses. But it does not list any brand information or other specifics for its products on its site. So the discount that is received cannot actually be verified against the product quality.
Wish ships its products directly from manufacturers in China and other Asian countries which is the reason prices are so low. As the prices go low, there are people who make frequent purchases and are actually not concerned about the quality.
Few things must be considered while making an ecommerce app like wish:
Apps like Wish and Geek connects merchants with global customers. With over 100 million customer accounts and 100000 merchants that are selling around 40 million items – everything is at a discounted price (featuring everything from clothes to smartphones to fitness gadgets and wearables etc.)
Apps similar to wish business model can be developed via proper planning coupled with market research and subsequent development efforts. There are few important things that must be noted in order to make a mass impact: Must consider social media strategy, reach audiences offline, improve the user-experience, accept more payment methods, and invest in analytics and SEO. Mobile apps like wish can be utilized to secure an amazing shopping experience. If there is any other app similar to wish that inspires you then do let us know in comment section below so that next time we are around, we will cover that up for you! Connect with us and get real time insights on e-commerce app development!
Manish Jain is the co-founder and Managing Director at Konstant Infosolutions. He is responsible for the overall operations of the company and has played a major role in bringing Konstant up from its humble beginnings and, with his immense energy and drive, transforming it into a globally trusted name in IT solutions.