Buildabazaar.com, Infibeam's cloud based e-commerce platform, has by far the largest number of stores set up on an e-commerce platform in India so far. Its a Do-it-yourself e-commerce platform for merchants and sellers. It provides the necessary e-commerce technology and data infrastructure to create a store within minutes.
Buildabazaar is a Do-it-yourself e-commerce platform for merchants and sellers. It provides the necessary e-commerce technology and data infrastructure to create an enterprise level online store within minutes. The platform provides tools, called as 'widgets', to customize the appearance of the store and an administration panel for managing inventory, orders and shipments. Buildabazaar also provides integrated CCAvenue payment gateway and tie up with logistics providers. Buildabazaar has also extended its ecommerce platform for travel agents to build travel booking sites for flights, hotels, buses and car rentals.
Buildabazaar was launched in May 2011 and has over 20,000 merchants using it to power their online stores. Major companies like Apple, Airtel, Adlabs Imagica, Bombay Dyeing, Crossword, Hidesign, Prestige, The MobileStore, Vijay Sales and VIP have created online stores using Buildabazaar's platform. A survey done by MySmartPrice in May 2012 revealed that 45 of the top 343 e-commerce stores are built using Buildabazaar.
The Buildabazaar initiative was conceptualized with a vision to create a customer oriented retail technology platform. It was created by a group of ex-Amazon employees with expertise in e-commerce and technology. Headquartered in Ahmedabad, Infibeam's BuildaBazaar platform, has 350 employees based out of offices in Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. The leadership team consists of MIT, IIM and IIT graduates amongst others with more than 100 years of combined experience in Retail and eCommerce.