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Daraz organises ‘Seller Summit’

Staff Correspondent
23 Oct 2021 00:00:00 | Update: 23 Oct 2021 00:10:31
Daraz organises ‘Seller Summit’
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam (L) receives a crest at Daraz Seller Summit 2021 at BICC on October 19 – Courtesy Photo

Daraz Bangladesh, a concern of Alibaba group, has recently organized the grand event ‘Daraz Seller Summit’ for the fourth time with the aim of connecting the sellers and entrepreneurs with the transforming digital technologies adapted by Daraz.

The main objective of Daraz Seller Summit 2021 was to inform the sellers about the new digital changes that have taken place in Daraz’s activities as a result of the consistent technological and commercial alterations.

The Daraz Seller Summit 2021 was held on October 19, at the capital’s Bangabandhu International Convention Center, Daraz said in a statement on Thursday.

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam was present at the event as the chief guest while Rezwanul Haque Jami, Head of eCommerce, a2i Program, ICT Division joined as the special guest. About 800 guests participated in this year’s Daraz Seller Summit.

In his speech, Mayor Atiqul Islam said, “In recent times, especially amid the Covid-19 crisis, Daraz has gained significant popularity as a digital platform. My request to everyone present at today’s Seller Summit is that you do not deceive the mass. Entrepreneurs need to conduct their businesses in an appropriate manner through sustainable business models.

We need to take our e-commerce forward with credible platforms like Daraz – who are able and willing to take complete responsibility for their product quality and delivery”

Daraz Bangladesh Managing Director Syed Mostahidal Hoq said, “The lively participation of our esteemed sellers and partners in today’s event has inspired me a lot. This spirit of business unity and co-operation is the lifeline of Daraz, which has been proved once again by the successful organization of this 4th Seller Summit. We wish to move forward with you with equal cooperation in the years to come as well”

The discussion at the Daraz Seller Summit primarily focused on how sellers in the e-commerce range can conduct their business operations in a simpler and more efficient way as a part of Daraz through the addition and incorporation of modern technology.

The seller summit further discussed numerous upcoming features and initiatives of Daraz ranging from the world’s biggest sale campaign 11.11 to the usage of new attributes of the Daraz App. Currently Daraz has 40,000 sellers, 2.5 million products and thousands of brands, added the statement.

Apart from the discussion on digital innovation and e-commerce inclusion, one of the highlights of this year’s Daraz Seller Summit for the guests was the impeccable music arrangement of the popular band ‘Joler Gaan’.