Priti sherchan initiating online clothing venture
Priti Sherchan, a diligent and enthusiastic person, had started the online venture of clothing since July 2012 in collaborations with her partners Chemi Dolma Sherpa, a student currently in USA and Basant Nemkul. She started her journey with famous clothing brand ‘Forever 21’ by using the famous social networking site Facebook through which she imports ‘A’ grade products to ensure the quality so that the customers get value for their money.
Currently (2013 January), she works as a manager of Vastraonline and she began to stock up with other brands as H&M. Vastraonline provides a large collection of clothes for causal, party, formal and office settings. The clothes available at Vastraonline range from Rs 1300 to Rs 3500 which is affordable to many of the customers. For the convenience of online customers, it also provides home delivery for which it charges from Rs 100 to Rs 200 depending upon the location. However, it has problem in finding exact location during the delivery of products and selecting the products that would suit the Nepali market, nevertheless, it assures its best to overcome all these obstacles and provide better facilities to the customers.
Sherchan believes that this kind of business will soon reach to the height as Nepalese are slowly emerging to online shopping these days. She says that she clears all the stocks ordered within a month and her sales has been increased to 70 percent compared to initial phase.
However, the business faces the difficulties like lack of confidence in buyers and problems to find location and she blames load shedding and limited internet access as main reasons for causing problems in her business. Despite these difficulties, she is optimistic about her business as she and her team has been getting a really good response which boosts their esteems for online shopping. If Vastraonline gains the height of success, she plans to open the outlets both within the valley and outsides the valley to provide facilities to the customers all over the country.
Priti sherchan, a youth icon on the business sector is an inspiration to the newcomers in this field and according to her, building trust, love for work, creatively, dedication and quality service are the pillars to nun a successful business and one should possess them to become a successful business person. For further details on products and services, log on to www.vastraonline.com