With the e-commerce market in Pakistan seeing many new entrants in recent years, here’s a list of the top ten most trustworthy sites customers trust when buying something online:
Founded by Farees Shah & Muneeb Mayr in Pakistan, Daraz is Pakistan’s premier online store that provides branded products for men and women across clothing, footwear, apparel, jewelry and accessories. It was able to raise $55.6 million in funding last year from two investors. Offering free shipping over shopping of Rs. 1,500 with a 7-day return policy, Daraz has grown to become Pakistan’s largest e-commerce site.
Kaymu was initially launched in Pakistan as Arsalan.pk in January 2013, but then the company was rebranded in September 2015 as Kaymu.pk. The company was first managed by Ahmed Khan. Later, Adam Dawood took over as CEO after Ahmed Khan left to join as the CEO of Savaree. Kaymu offers both C2C & B2C platforms and has become the leading online marketplace in Pakistan, even when OLX is still in hot demand. It launched its mobile app for Android, Blackberry and iOS devices back in 2014 & 2015 respectively.
Shophive is a Sole Proprietorship by Arslan Nazir and was launched about 10 years ago on 25th January 2006. Since then it has grown to become Pakistan’s leading electronics e-store primarily due to its reliable after-sales service and customer support.
Founded in 2007 by Shayaan Tahir from a small room in his house with zero startup capital, Homeshopping.pk has grown to a 60 employee organically grown market leader in the eCommerce industry. The site processes about 500 orders each day and has the largest market share in the country in terms of revenues. It also runs YouPickWeBuy.com, A Door to Door Personal Shopping Service allowing customers to order from any website in the world and let Homeshopping.pk deliver it to them at their doorstep.
Symbios.pk is a mega online store established in 2006, launched by Saad Jangda,an MBA, from his car garage using his personal savings and pockey money. As a pioneer in the online IT Industry working hard to promote green technology entrepreneurship in Pakistan, Saad Jangda wants to redefine the online shopping experience for Pakistanis.
Founded by Muhammad Fahad Mahmood in 2013, Lootlo.pk has become a go-to site for Pakistanis when they are looking for discounts and deals on virtually everything from electronics to apparel to fashion accessories and services.
TCS, a domestic courier company, had an e-commerce portal TCS Connect which was then re-branded to Yayvo by M.A Mannan. It is known throughout Pakistan as offering quick delivery of shopping items, since TCS is a logistics company and you should expect such a service.
Jambo.pk is an e-commerce portal launched by Arpatech Ventures, with Forrun as its delivery partner. Farhan Ismail is the Business Unit Manager at Jambo. Arpatech Ventures also owns Tazamart and TripKar.
DealToday was established in April 2012 to cater to the increasing number of price-conscious online consumers. It sometimes offers discounts up to 95%, virtually giving the items for free.
Jovago.com was founded in 2014 and is the leading online hotel booking platform in Pakistan. Nadine Malik is the current CEO of Jovago, and plans to expand the business throughout Pakistan.