Seller FAQ

Why should I sell on Limshoppi?

Limshoppi is an upcoming startup in Indian e-commerce with maximum online reach and highest credibility. With more than 10,000 registered customers and 5,000+ shipments every month to over 1000 cities, we are the strongest partner to take your products to customers all over India

 

Who can sell on Limshoppi?

Anyone selling new and genuine products is welcome. In order to start selling, you need to have the following:

  1. PAN Card (Personal PAN for business type “Proprietorship” and Personal + Business PAN for business type as “Company”)
  2. VAT/TIN Number (not mandatory for books)
  3. Bank account and supporting KYC documents (Address Proof, and Cancelled cheque)
  4. Minimum of 10 unique products to sell


How do I sell on Limshoppi?

To sell on Limshoppi:

  1. Register yourself at seller.limshoppi.com.
  2. List your products under specific product categories.
  3. Once an order is received, pack the product and mark it as ‘Ready to Dispatch’. Our logistics partner will pick up the product and deliver it to the customer.
  4. Once an order is successfully dispatched, Limshoppi will settle your payment within 7-14 business days.  


Can I offer both products and services on Limshoppi?

Currently, you can sell only products and not services on Limshoppi.


Do I need to courier my products to Limshoppi?

No, Limshoppi will handle shipping of your products. All you need to do is pack the product and keep it ready for dispatch. Our logistics partner will pick up the product from you and deliver it to the customer.


What are the documents required to register as a seller on Limshoppi?

You are required to have the following documents:

  1. PAN Card (Personal PAN for business type “Proprietorship” and Personal + Business PAN for business type as “Company”)
  2. VAT/TIN Number (not mandatory for books)
  3. Bank account and supporting KYC documents (Address Proof, and Cancelled Cheque)


I do not have a TIN/VAT; can I still register as a seller with only PAN?

You can register as a seller with only PAN, but you will be eligible to sell only books. If you want to sell any other product, you will mandatorily require a VAT/TIN.

 

Who decides the price of the products?

As a seller, you will set the price of your products.

 

Will I get charged for listing products on Limshoppi?

No. Listing of products on Limshoppi.com is absolutely free. Limshoppi does not charge anything for listing your catalogue online. You only pay a small commission for what you sell.


Who takes care of the delivery of my products?

Our logistics partner will pick up the product from you and deliver it to the customer. All you need to do is keep it packed and ready for dispatch.


How and when will I get paid?

Online transactions will be made in 2-3 working days. The ones that are postpaid, i.e. Cash on Delivery will be made after 21 days. For example, we will transfer your funds on every 5th, so the shipments till 15th of last month will be included in that. Any shipment for 16th will be billed on the 5th of next month.

 

When can I start selling?

After all the required documents have been verified and your seller profile is complete, you can start listing your products and start selling.

 

How many listings are required to start selling?

You are required to have a minimum of 10 listings (unique products) to start selling on Limshoppi.

 

What are the fees charged?

Once an order is successfully delivered, the following deductions are made from the order item value:

  1. Commission fee: A percentage of the order item value vary based on vertical/sub-category 
  2. Shipping fee (calculated on the basis of the product weight and shipping location)
  3. Collection fee: 2.5% of [Limshoppi Selling Price + Shipping Charge to Buyer] or Rs. 20, whichever is higher
  4. Fixed fee: A slab wise fixed fee. This vary based on Vertical and Order item value
  5. Service tax (applicable on all of the above components)

 

How and when do I get paid?

All payments are made through NEFT transactions (online banking). The payment is made directly to your bank account within 7-14 business days of dispatching an order. The actual payment period depends on how long you have been selling on Limshoppi, your customer ratings and number of orders fulfilled.


How do I price my products?
When pricing products on Limshoppi, please account for the applicable Marketplace Fee and include a suitable margin to arrive at the Selling Price. For ease of calculation, you can use our Commission Calculator widget once on boarded.

 

How does a catalog partner help me?

Our catalog partners develop high-quality photographs of your products and crisp product descriptions for your product catalog. A good catalog gives your customers a better understanding of your products and helps boost your sales.

 

Who takes care of the delivery of my products?

Our logistics partner will pick up the product from you and deliver it to the customer. All you need to do is keep it packed and ready for dispatch.