- Jammu’s Best Price Modern Wholesale store now becomes the 10th store to enable e-commerce facilities to its members
- Members including Resellers, Offices and Institutions, HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers) in Jammu, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Guntur, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Zirakpur, and Bathinda can shop at www.bestprice.in
Jammu, 25 March 2015: Walmart India today launched B2B e-commerce facilities for Best Price Modern Wholesale store members in Jammu, marking the 10th store to go online since the B2B e-commerce platform was launched on 1st July, 2014. Members of the Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Jammu, along with members from nine other Indian cities, would now be able to shop online at www.BestPrice.in . Members can log in, navigate, choose, book and purchase the products online without the need to physically visit the store.
Krish Iyer, President and CEO, Walmart India, said, “It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of our B2B e-commerce channel in Jammu, marking the 10th B2B online store. This initiative is aimed at enhancing our members’ shopping experience by integrating physical and digital store presence. We at Walmart are continuously innovating to bring in member satisfaction and our B2B e-commerce platform is just one of several such initiatives. It represents an additional channel for us to serve our members better and help them save money as it comes with the added convenience of ordering online, door-step delivery within 24 hours and several payment solutions. As per responses we have been receiving, our members, especially reseller (Kirana) members are glad that they are now able to spend more time in their shops with their customers as they can shop online..”
The B2B e-commerce platform is already running successfully in 9 Best Price stores (Lucknow, Hyderabad, Guntur, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Bathinda and Zirakpur. Members have responded positively to the availability of similar assortment of items at same prices in the virtual store, doorstep delivery and convenient payment solutions. For example, Sanjeev Gupta, Best Price Modern Wholesale store member (reseller) from Punjab, says, "The introduction of online shopping at Best Price has really helped us to select and purchase more items, thereby leading to more sales and profits..”
Walmart India is looking to soon launch the B2B e-commerce platform in Amritsar later this month, completing the launch phase in Punjab.
Prior to the launch, various workshops were organized to generate awareness amongst members on this initiative and also to create better understanding about the website navigation, benefits and registration processes. Only registered members of the Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in Jammu would be eligible to transact online. Eligible establishments (resellers, kirana shop owners,
hotels, restaurants, caterers and offices and institutions) in the catchment areas can transact only after registering as members. To register and become a member, one can log on to www.bestprice.in.
About Walmart India:
Wal-Mart India Private Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Stores Inc., the world’s leading retailer renowned for its efficiency and expertise in logistics, supply chain management and sourcing. Walmart India owns and operates 20 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in 9 States across India. The first store opened in Amritsar in May 2009. The company plans to open 50 more stores by 2020.
The Best Price stores offer best prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality and hygiene. The mission of Best Price is ``Enabling businesses to prosper…every single member”. To enter and purchase from Best Price stores, it is mandatory to become a member. Members can belong to different business categories such as Resellers (‘Kirana Stores’); Offices and Institutions (O&I); and Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers (HoReCa). The assortment, service and store layout are customized to the specific needs of members who can walk into a Best Price store and source high quality products in quantities they need and at the time they require.
For more information, please contact:
Sunita Patnaik | Walmart India
Komal Chaudhary | Creation