Shopclues was established by Sandeep Aggarwal (an alumnus of Washington University & a Wall Street internet analyst) and Sanjay Sethi (eBay’s former Global Product Head) in November 2011 California's Silicon Valley. It has more 3,50,000+ Merchants listed with more than 5 crore product catalog delivering to 9500+ cities. It's a 7,300 crore organization.
ShopClues is an online marketplace allowing sellers to host and sell products on its platform. Shopclues follows a merchant rating policy on parameters of Shipping Time,Shipping Cost, Product Quality,Value for Money with 5 stars being highest and 1 being lowest for each parameter. Then it gives out an average rating based on these parameters and a merchant rating seal just beside to seller name to enable its users to have a much better insight about the product and its seller.
Offers on Shopclues
7Couponers, get ready for a ball of fun. We are saying this because Shopclues gives out a lot of coupon codes and Promotional codes. We have a bunch of “COUPONS” on our website just for you. Here is the direct link to the list of Shopclues coupons if you are in a hurry to shop. Shopclues does believe in giving discounts directly via coupons on the purchased item so as to reflect an immediate price drop. This indeed makes the shopper extremely happy. Many a time these coupons are directly listed on Shopclues site or sent via email. Sometimes these promo codes pop up when you enter a particular product category on the homepage itself depending where Shopclues wants to allow it's users to have a discount. The pricing of products is also very competitive as compared to other heavyweights of E-Commerce. It also has daily and upcoming offers listed on sliding banners on the homepage.
Few of the Sales that Shopclues has Carried out in the past are listed herein,
- Shopclues New Year Bash
- Dhamaka Offer
- High Voltage sale
- Holi Exclusive Store
- Sunday Flea market Sale
- Ghar lao Diwali and so on...
We wanted to list other offers as well but that would make the list unnecessarily lengthy, Following the lines of every major e-commerce store, Shopclues too keeps on launching the sales as per the festivities going on and market trends.
Product Categories that Shopclues serves is listed as follows,
- Home and Kitchen
- Mobiles and Tablets
- Mobiles and Laptop Accessories
- Computers Appliances
- TV Audio and Large Appliances
- Fashion Footwear
- Jewelry and Watches
- Travel and Luggage
- Beauty and Perfumes
- Toys,Baby, and Kids
- Books and Daily Needs
- Sports and Health
We highly recommend Shopclues, especially when it comes to shopping for small items like house-keeping, utility items, daily home needs, mobile accessories, etc.
Shopclues has ties with almost all the leading banks for payments and transactions. It had offered lots of discounts in the past for various bank's credit/debit cards as in Kotak Mahindra, Axis Bank, ICICI, HDFC bank, Standard Chartered Bank etc, offering 5%, 10%, 15% or more as cashback or price off depending on the offer terms and conditions. In fact from 15th October 2012, ShopClues.com started accepting foreign-issued cards from following countries: Unites States of America (USA), United Kingdom (Great Britain), Canada, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, Netherlands, South Africa, France, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Qatar, and Oman.
This is something unique about Shopclues, that we hardly found other websites accepting foreign-issued cards. Good news for people working/settled abroad and wanting to gift their friends/relatives in India.
Shopclues also EMI as a payment method on orders above Rs. 2, 500 for 3, 6, 9 & 12 months. EMI facility is not applicable on Gold Coins and Bars. Following are the banks that Shopclues has tie-ups with in order to give customer and EMI offer.
- ICICI Bank
- HDFC Bank
- SBI Card
- Standard Chartered Bank
- Kotak Mahindra Bank
- Axis Bank
- HSBC Bank
Interest rates vary from 12% to 13.5% depending on the payment term chosen by the customer.
Payments Method Accepted
Shopclues permits multiple modes of payment on its website such as Credit Cards, Debit Cards, ATM cards, Netbanking and Cash On Delivery (COD). Along with these payment modes, one can also pay using Gift Certificates and ShopClues CluesBucks .
Cluebucks is the reward points earned when you purchase any item from Shopclues. Every ShopClues Buck point is equivalent of Rs.1. These Cluebucks allow you to grab some discounts on your next purchase. Also, these reward points have a validity date depending on the type of transaction on which these ClueBucks were earned as in CluesBucks earned as part of the 2% cashback policy will be valid only for 120 days from issuance and Cluesbucks earned during Contests/Promotions will be valid for 120 days from the date of issuance.
Clue Bucks earned due to refund or return of an item do not have an expiration date and can be used any time whenever you think of a purchase from Shopclues.
Gift certificates are coupon codes or gift codes that can be emailed or sent via post as a gift to your loved ones. These codes can be redeemed anytime and do not have an expiration date. A very beautiful aspect of these gift code certificates is that they can be used partially and the code amount can be used for multiple purchases as well allowing the usage of split and use.
Shopclues offers a 10-day Return policy. Same applies in case a product is returned. However, let's say if the product is damaged it need to be returned immediately within 48hours of delivery. Same applies in the case of Missing or Empty packages. Product replacement is done when it is,
- Not as per manufacturer's description
- Damaged or Used
- Not as per the features that a shopper chose at the time of purchase as in Color/Size/Quantity/Style
- Damaged due to transit issues.
You can call Shopclues customer service 24x7 on 0124 44104888
Product Delivery Times
According to Shopclues delivery team, A product is delivered within 5-8 business days from the date of confirmation by the seller. The total estimated delivery time frame for your purchase to reach your doorstep is mentioned on the product page when you enter the Pincode of the area where the products are to be delivered. However, actual delivery time depends on upon the availability of product with the merchant, shipping address, courier company’s guidelines or any other circumstances
At the end, we can conclude that Shopclues is indeed one awesome shopping website, right from led lights for you bike or cars to LED TV's for your home or AC's or mobile accessories or Imported cell-phones or be it anything that you can think off. Shopclues has it all.