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UBM India Partners with eBay to Educate Jewellery Retailers and Manufacturers on E-Commerce

22 may 2012

UBM India is partnering with eBay India ( to educate jewellery manufacturers and retailers on the current online trends in the industry and on the scope of selling online.
In India, UBM holds the lead position with events in jewellery with Gems and Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE) in Chennai, Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl & Gem Fair (HJF), Mumbai Jewellery & Gem Fair (MJGF) and this year with the much awaited Delhi Jewellery Gem Fair (DJGF) shows.
As a result of taking on eBay as an education partner, UBM India can extend a multitude of benefits for manufacturers and retailers in the jewellery industry, including: free 3 Months basic e-Store Subscription; zero setup cost for e-commerce operations; 24 hours x 7 days a week operation online; ability to export directly to end-consumers across 39 countries; increase revenue by selling directly to international consumers; higher price realization & profits.
Abhimanyu Lal, Head- Category Management, eBay India noted, “eCommerce is increasingly becoming mainstream, with entrepreneurial Indians exporting products to a wide audience internationally. eBay presents a great entrepreneurial opportunity for Indian merchants to leverage the eBay global platform and large buyer base of more than 102 million active users across the world.”
Lal added that eBay are keen to evangelise to entrepreneurs to provide them with the ability to scale their businesses globally and grow their sales profitably and sustainably.
In fact, Jewellery is a very popular category on eBay India & comprises 38% of all Retail Exports, according to Lal.
UBM plans to expand and grow Pan India in the coming years. In partnership with eBay, UBM is able to deliver innovative business strategies to the jewellery trade and will continue to ensure that business in India moves strongly ahead into the digital age by providing educational seminars to help retailers move ahead in ecommerce, locally and internationally.

Dasha Platonova, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough&Polished