What is ajoobaa.in?
Ajoobaa.in is an online store for handmade crochet and knitted apparel and is presently dealing in kidswear. Ajoobaa works with rural artisans to ensure that they earn their share and are paid as soon as their product passes QC (Quality Check). Just like Uber / Ola does not own cabs, Airbnb / Oyo does not own hotels; Ajoobaa.in has a virtual network of skilled manpower who can make an apparel or accessory whenever an order is placed about apparel or an accessory.
What is the Vision?
To fulfill untapped handmade fashion needs through a virtual skilled manpower pool of underutilized, rural & old demographic dividend
What is so unique about ajoobaa.in?
Handmade apparels are not available easily as they take time to manufacture. Also, whenever they are available, they are costly. To address this problem, ajoobaa has a virtual network of ladies/artisans who can create a garment just sitting in the comfort of their homes. The raw material is given to the ladies, upon which they prepare the sample, which upon approval is produced in bulk quantity, and finally after QC artisans are paid instantly. Apparel that is made in rural areas reaches every nook and corner of the country presently and very soon they will be available across the globe.
Where does ajoobaa sell?
Ajoobaa’s products are available on their own portal ajoobaa.in which has got B2B and B2C selling capacity. Products are also available on all marketplaces like Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra, Ajio, Firstcry, Hopscotch, and soon on Nykaa Fashion as well.
Facts about Ajoobaa’s Sonipat Collection Center
What are the next steps?
Tech: App to automate and streamline manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics.
Sales: Cross-border eCommerce is the biggest market that is the yet to be explored. Cold countries will be the major target.
Diversify Abundant scope in ladieswear, handloom, and home decor which is highly unorganized and not marketed very well.
Operations: Create collection centers in tier III cities from where the artisans can take the raw material, and submit the production with ease. These collection centers will also act as centralized warehouses from where the orders will be dispatched.
Who are the founders?
Tarishi Jain – Architect (School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi), Ex-L&T with 6 years of work experience in designing & project management
Nivesh Arora – MBA (Narsee Monjee, Mumbai), Ex-Amazon, Ex-DHL Express with 8 years of work experience in warehouse management, supply chain, logistics, and eCommerce