Indiaonline.in, one of the known names in the virtual market of India has adopted the franchise route for market expansion.
Indiaonline.in, one of the known names in the virtual market of India has adopted the franchise route for market expansion. The organisation has already entered in 475 cities and 4,000 towns of India through its exclusive franchisees. The company has also launched an initiative called 'Get Online' to help young entrepreneurs with a platform and creating self employment opportunities through its franchising business model at a pan-India level.
Indiaonline.in offers numerous services like local search engine, free business listings & website creation, city guide, daily news & updates, classified ads, raise your voice platform, citizen journalist, online obituaries & tributes, local events, divine, entertainment etc.
Franchising business model which is more prevalent in the physical market is now attracting the online players. According to a recent report by the KPMG India, the franchising industry is expected to quadruple by 2017 in terms of volume and its share will increase up to 4 % of the GDP. In addition the industry has a potential to accommodate 11 million people in the next two years. The company launched the initiative called 'Get Online' to help young entrepreneurs with a platform and creating self employment opportunities through its franchising business model at PAN India basis.
According to Rahul Jalan, Managing Director, Indiaonline Network: “Indiaonline is getting good response both from the urban and rural India as availability of internet is not an issue even in the smaller towns. Each city and town of India has huge demand for daily needs whether it is the requirement of furniture in a school to a home for renting and to save time and money, there is no better option for people than searching the things online. Ours is a very much Indian portal which knows the country and its people better than its counterparts and the franchise model of Indiaonline.in can help companies and individuals to grow and flourish offering the city based listing opportunities and selling classified ads on Indiaonline platform."