According to IAMAI’s recent Internet Economy Watch Report for January 2013, the branded apparel segment witnessed a y-o-y growth of 84%. The report found that, in January 2013, 7.79 million hits were registered on various e-tailing websites as compared to 4.24 million hits in the corresponding period last year. The footwear and jewellery segment also indicated a y-o-y growth of 80% and 75% respectively in January 2013 when compared with the number of online hits in January 2012.
As per the report, in January 2013, while 4.70 million users visited irctc.com for online booking of tickets, the user visit in January 2012 was 4.42 million. Air tickets booked online in January 2013 was 1.53 million as compared to 1.38 million in January 2012, a y-o-y growth of 11%.
According to the data captured from prominent vertical classified websites, 1.74 million resumes were uploaded in January 2013 as compared to 1.65 million in the corresponding month last year. The number of profile uploads on matrimonial websites registered a y-o-y increase of 36%. While 0.85 million profiles were uploaded in January 2013, January 2012 witnessed 0.65 million profiles upload.