Shukla Biswas : Country’s largest online shopping platform Daraz Bangladesh (daraz.com.bd) has organized Dhaka Seller Summit – 2019 for the second time.
The main purpose of the event was to inform all the merchants about the latest technological advances that were incorporated after Daraz joined Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company last year.
The key points of the discussion include the new additions of the technology and how they can use it to manage their business more effectively and conveniently.
Seller Summit-2019 was hosted on 8th October at Bangabandhu International Convention Center. The first part of the Summit began with around 450 brand partners at 12:00 pm and ended at 3 pm.
The second session started at around 6:30 pm with about two thousand merchants and ended at 9:00 pm with dinner. Mr. Sirajul Islam, The Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) was the chief guest of the ceremony. On the occasion of Seller Summit-2019 he said “In my opinion, Daraz Bangladesh itself is the definition of Digital Bangladesh, because it is an organization that not only works for creating digital Bangladesh but also contributed a lot in country’s economy by employing thousands of sellers. Due to the immense potential of Daraz, e-commerce giant like Alibaba has included the institution in its ecosystem”.
On the occasion, Syed Mostahidal Hoq, Managing Director of Daraz Bangladesh Limited said, “This year the seller summit is not confined within Dhaka city but in order to maintain its continuity and for providing benefits to all the vendors of Daraz the event has been organized in Khulna, Sylhet and Rajshahi. On 12th October we are going to organize the Seller Summit its Chittagong. Daraz Bangladesh is not only centered in Dhaka. Hence, we are planning to take bigger steps in the future. We hope that our future advancements will be beneficial for both the sellers and the customers.”
Daraz is the leading online marketplace in South Asia, empowering tens of thousands of sellers to connect with millions of customers. Daraz provides immediate and easy access to 10 million products in more than 100+ categories and delivers more than 2 million packages every month to all corners of its countries. Daraz is a mall, a marketplace and a community for its customers. It is also a university for entrepreneurs, and every month it educates more than 5,000 new sellers on e-commerce operations. To overcome the logistics challenge in its markets, Daraz has built its own logistics company specifically designed for e-commerce operations – Daraz Express (known as DEX) – to raise the standards for the industry. Daraz is also helping existing and new logistics providers digitize. In 2018, Daraz was acquired by Alibaba Group, and is proud to carry its part of the mission to ‘make it easy to do business anywhere in the era of the digital economy’. As part of the Alibaba ecosystem, Daraz is leveraging Alibaba’s global leadership and experience in technology, online commerce, mobile payments and logistics to drive growth in its markets.