Jewellery e-tailing registers 117% Y-o-Y growth

03 Apr,2013

By A Correspondent


According to the Internet Economy Watch Report for February 2013, released by the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the jewellery segment clocked a 117 percent y-o-y growth when compared with the numbers of corresponding month last year in the e-tailing category. Branded Apparel category recorded 59 percent y-o-y growth with 6.73 million user visits in February 2013 as compared to 4.24 million hits in the corresponding period last year. The footwear and designer label segment registered a y-o-y growth of 23 percent and 13 percent respectively when compared with the number of online user hits from last year.


Data captured from prominent e-tailing sites reveals a significant y-o-y growth of 39 percent in online user visit to mobile phone segment with 5.41 million hits in February 2013 as compared to 3.90 million in February 2012.  Online user visit for books which witnessed 2.46 million hits in February 2012 declined to 2.41 million in February 2013.


While registered 9 percent y-o-y growth in the e-ticketing segment, air tickets booked online in February 2013 were 0.95 million as compared to 0.91 million in February 2012, a 5 percent y-o-y growth. The monthly tracker reveals that the number of resume uploads has gone up to 1.09 million in February 2013 from 0.76 million in February 2012, whereas, the number of profile uploads on matrimonial websites has witnessed a significant y-o-y growth of 78 percent in February 2013. Profile uploads on matrimonial sites is 1.02 million in February 2013 as compared to 0.57 million in the corresponding month last year.


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