Recently Bangladesh make a new recognition and worldwide known as rising tigers in the Asian countries. Due to the crowd & over population, Bangladesh was always known as needy country but in recent years it changes a lot with huge exports of ready made garment (RMG) and foreign remittance. Bangladesh is going to the be next destination of foreign investors specially in IT and e-commerce sector. Now Bangladesh is well recognized as one of the top freelancer country. IT industry grown a lot in last few years with significant growth rate which contributing to the GDP as well.
E-commerce is a new concept of business for Bangladesh market. People are used to buy products by visiting physical stores and in village Haat or Bazaar but from 1999 there is few young people come across to start online shopping as like eBay or Amazon in Bangladesh but due to various barrier that was not possible to make change the shopping ideas for Bangladesh at that time. After 3G & broadband internet network advancement and when broadband internet get available for the common peoples and students it hit a new benchmark. Beside that, form the Bangladesh Bank, Credit Card and mobile banking got permitted to make transaction online it starts a boom from 2006- 2007. Then new challenge come to make consumers awareness about online shopping and in this case Bikroy.com, OLX.com.bd & Ekhanei.com played a very potential role by Television advertisements, billboard, online advertisements and many other ways.
Now a days you will get almost everything you need to live from online in Bangladesh. In Bangladesh Online Shop concept is more less similar to the Indian & Chinese e-commerce trends. In Bangladesh online shopping still depends more than 90% on Cash on Delivery. Where in western countries they don’t even accept it!
Online Shopping in Bangladesh still more or less 60% based on Dhaka city. Where Chittagong and Sylhet got the 2nd and 3rd position just after Dhaka. In Dhaka online shopping got much familiar due to fast delivery and Cash on Delivery facility where other city still needs to pay full or partial advance to shop from a online site based in Dhaka. There is bunch of online shopping site to mention but that doesn’t mean that they are very famous of we are referring them as safe shopping place. If you are looking for a particular products like for Casio watches or T-Shirts or Jamdani Saree or other products, here is the short list that could really help you to get your desired products easily-
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Bangladesh Online Shop and their owners has an association which is one and only Bangladesh govt. registered trade organisation in e-commerce sector in Bangladesh named E-commerce Association of Bangladesh (eCab).