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Flipkart is finding more success in the mobile commerce sector

Mobile shoppers are showing favor for applications, with many using apps to visit Flipkart and purchase products

Flipkart, one of India’s largest e-commerce companies, is beginning to see more success in the mobile commerce space. According to data from SimilarWeb, a data analytics firm, some 47% of Flipkarts visits now come through mobile shopping applications. The retailer has shown a great deal of interest in mobile commerce over the years and has been working harder to engage consumers with mobile devices. Flipkart now beats out other companies that have become involved in India’s mobile commerce space.

Consumers are making use of mobile applications to get their shopping done online

Flipkart also leads the way in total application installs in India. The company’s mobile shopping app is on approximately 37% of all Android devices in India. Consumers are becoming quite interested in mobile commerce and they have been turning to apps to get their shopping done. These apps provide them with access to convenient shopping and more retailers are beginning to rely on shopping applications in order to effectively engage consumers. Consumers are also making use of mobile websites, which some prefer to applications.

India is growing to become one of the world’s leading mobile commerce markets

Mobile Commerce SuccessIndia has become one of the world’s fastest growing mobile commerce markets, alongside China. Indeed, e-commerce companies from China are beginning to show strong support for those in India, hoping to augment their success in the mobile commerce field. Companies responsible for mobile payments platforms also see great promise in India, especially as more consumers become involved in mobile shopping.

Mobile devices are becoming powerful tools for consumers interested in shopping online

Mobile commerce has become a very powerful force in India. The e-commerce market is dominated by mobile, with smartphones accounting for some 70% of the traffic that retailers are seeing online. Conventional computers, which had once been the primary tool for consumers shopping online, now account for 30% of all online traffic. Consumers are becoming heavily reliant on their mobile devices and believe that mobile commerce represents a more convenient way of shopping.

India’s mobile payments ecosystem is beginning to mature

Mobile payments continue to see strong growth throughout India, largely due to the availability of mobile wallets

India’s mobile commerce ecosystem is maturing at a rapid pace. In 2015, consumers throughout the country began realizing the benefits associated with mobile payments technology. The most notable benefit of this technology can be found in mobile wallets, which serve as digital versions of their physical counterparts. These wallets can be used to store a wealth of information, including financial details and special deals being offered by merchants. Mobile wallets have helped power the growth of the mobile payments space in India.

Mobile wallets have become quite popular with consumers

Currently, there are 12 mobile wallets available in India, coming from Paytm, MobiKwik, Oxigen, M-Pesa, and mRupee. Throughout India, some 125 million people use these mobile wallets, with Paytm accounting for the largest share of these consumers. Research and consultancy firm RNCOS recently released a study concerning the mobile wallet market in India. The study found that Indian consumers are quite interested in mobile payments, which has lead to a dramatic rise in the demand for digital wallets.

Mobile wallet market expected to reach $183 million by 2019

Mobile Payments Mature in IndiaAccording to the study from RNCOS, India’s mobile wallet market currently stands at $53 million. The market is expected to reach $183 million by 2019. Several companies are beginning to provide mobile payments services to consumers. As more people gain access to smartphones and tablets, they are becoming more active in the mobile commerce space. This has created an incentive for retailers and other businesses to support mobile payments in order to effectively engage consumers that are becoming increasingly mobile-centric.

More consumers are gaining access to smartphones and bank accounts

Some 400 million new consumers will have smartphones and bank accounts in the near future, making India a very attractive mobile commerce market. Retailers and financial institutions are expected to take advantage of this by offering new services that appeal to the needs of consumers. Competition may ensure that innovation comes to the mobile payments market, allowing mobile wallets to become more capable than they are currently.