India's e-commerce market is heating up after the country's largest online marketplace introduced same-day delivery, just weeks after international rival Amazon and home-grown competitor Flipkart brought in the service.
Snapdeal, which has 20 million registered users and a $50 million investment from eBay of the U.S., plans to roll out the plan in Delhi.
If an item is ordered before 1 pm it will be delivered on the same day, Rohit Bansal, co-founder of the company told the TechCrunch blog.
"More than 90 percent of the orders placed on Snapdeal.com are shipped within 24 hours. However, we do understand that sometimes customers want the products urgently. The Same Day Express Delivery Service has been launched to meet such customers' wish," he said.
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