If I had to guess, social commerce is the next area to really blow up
said Mark Zuckerberg in August 2011 and so has been proved as the Top brands all across the globe sell via FB with their pages. Started by Ashish Agarwal, Exprestore allows you to setup your store on Facebook. Some of the very successful examples of online shops as Ashish points out are:
- Procter & Gamble: Sold 1000 diapers in under an hour on it’s f-store
- Kembrel: 20% of all Black Fridays sales transactions were on Facebook with a 7 to 10%larger shopping cart than their dotcom website
- BabyAndMeGifts.com: 50% of online sales comes from Facebook
Exprestore has combined with EBS and Zaakpay to intergarte payment gateway inside the facebook page. Talking about Exprestore, Ashish says, “Exprestore is India’s First F commerce Company . We have developed a Platform for Brands to sell their products and services through their Facebook Page as an Application. Exprestore is the Only single Application in India where fans of the page can directly buy products from facebook, not leaving it even for payment.”
In it’s 2 months of existence, the 6 member team has helped 45 stores set up their pages.