Shopping center “Lilo Mall” is working on the creation of online site which will be an amazon and ebay’s analogue. As the company’s president Levan Gagua says in an interview with “Commersant”, online sales system will be launched in the spring of this year.
He explains that the process has started, content has been purchased and now the preparatory works are underway. In Gagua’s words, the company will try to put online the products sold at the trade center. According to him, navigation system will allow customers to view the products before the arrival to the shopping center and contact with the potential seller.
Gagua notes that at the initial stage sales will be carried out online only in Tbilisi. However, the company plans to expand to the regions as well.
As for him, “Lilo Mall” will invest GEL 200 000-250 000 for a new concept development. Gagua expects that the laucnh of the system will increase the company’s sales by 20-25 percent.
As for the current sales and trends, “Lilo Mall” President notes that a January-March period was crisis and the situation has not changed for the better so far.
“Lilo Mall” spaces rental value has not changed since 2006 and one square meter of space costs GEL 7-45.