Another Office Supply Ecommerce website Kobster.com lunched today. Kobster is an ecommerce protal that caters to all small and medium enterprises, startups and home businesses for their office supply needs. Kobster.com is started by SRM University, Chennai. Founder of Kobster.com is Vineet, Mohan and Karthik. Kobster.com tied up with 20+ brands like Reynolds, Solo, Godrej, Camel, HP, Giraffe, Lenovo, etc for office saleing the product. They has also tied up with DTDC and Aramex courier company for deliver the product.
While Staples has been around in India for the last 5 years, but they have no online presence. The founders of Kobster believe that since Staples focuses on blue chip companies, Kobster’s target segment will also be a differentiating factor for them in the market.
Currently they has maintains a stock for those products who are most likely to be fast selling, while other products will be procured based on orders. Currently they are using social media marketing through Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. They also plan on using GoogleAds to increase visibility.
The Kobster website has been developed by inbuilt management system for the supplies. Kobster.com chennai based company start with 1200+ office supply products including 700 stationery products, 300 electronics products and 150+ cleaning/break room products. The website have some payment mode like CASH on Delivery, Online Transfet, NEFT and RTGS, Cheques and DD. Corporate companies also get an offer to buy with a 21 days credit period. This offer can be availed after Kobster verification.
Kobster.com faces good competition form Officyes.com, Oneclickonecall.com. However the founders have placed their bets on the strong product line with wide range products which they believe is likely to get strengthened with the launch of their office furniture category, next month. “Our competitors are ahead of us by 4-5months but going forward we believe we will be in a better position. Our future vision includes schools as well since their demands are similar,” says Vineet, Co-Founder, Kobster.com
This bootstrapped company envisions itself becoming the number one company in the office space category. “We want to be known as a brand for A to Z products,” says Mohan. Kobster is currently looking for seed funding.
Want to purchase office supplies for your office? Go on Kobster.