Amazon to Flipkart Clash in India’s Nascent E-Commerce Market

Craigslist could learn a thing or two from Quikr. The Indian equivalent of the free classifieds service publishes product ratings, handles payments and shipping and — crucially — releases payment only after a buyer gives their purchase a once-over and a virtual thumbs-up.

In so doing, the site that lists for sale everything from smartphones to cars is trying to solve problems familiar to every local flea-market bargain-hunter: the typically loud and messy business of haggling, unwieldy transport, and a distrust of smaller merchants. The app’s manifold services illustrate the extent to which local companies have to innovate and tailor their approaches in a hyper competitive market.

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Quikr is a free classifieds website meant to address regular needs of the local community. It is easy to use and helps you find, buy and post free ads for Cars, Real Estate, Furniture, Mobiles, Jobs, Services and lots more. We hope you have fun using Quikr.