In the age of using platforms to reach maximum consumers, a few brands and companies are eliminating the middlemen to have a direct connection with their consumers. These Direct-to-Consumer brands are trying their best to sell their products via their platform/ store to build a more loyal customer base. The year 2020 saw exponential growing popularity for D2C startups as the business model was accepted by many. Health and nutrition startups work a lot on D2C model, a few such promising startups are:
OZiva - OZiva, a leading clean plant-based nutrition brand in India has a variety of products for daily fitness and lifestyle, nutra-cosmetics for hair, and skincare for all age groups. Founded in the year 2016, by co-founders Mihir Gadani & Aarti Gill, they are committed to supporting every single person who wants to be a better version of themselves and wants to ensure that people achieve the best fitness, physically & mentally, with High-Quality Clean Nutrition - the one that the body truly deserves. OZiva products are available at: https://www.oziva.in/ and other e-commerce platforms like Flipkart, Amazon, Nykaa, etc. They also have exciting offers and sales on their platform.
Upakarma Ayurveda - Upakarma Ayurveda, India’s fastest growing Ayurvedic Brand founded in the year 2017 by Brother Duo - Vishal Kaushik and Parag Kaushik, has established itself as a trusted brand for genuine-quality products. Its conventional media use along with constant social media presence and engagement with educational messaging has increased its customer base and involvement significantly and has resulted in a fifty-fold increase in clicks on its websites during the lockdown. Upakarma Ayurveda started on a very small scale with a few hundred customers and is now closing up to 50,000 orders per month. The brand has seen over 100 percent year-on-year rise in its revenues and putting faith in D2C strategy; it has seen its sales surge by 55-60 percent during the pandemic.
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Aadvik Foods - With an aim to bridge the gap in the farm-to-table organic milk landscape, founders Hitesh Rathi and Shrey Kumar began processing camel milk for popular consumption. Aadvik Foods was launched with the knowledge that camel milk contains Iron, Vitamin C, Calcium, Protein, and a host of other essential vitamins and minerals. Camel’s milk improves the immunity of the body. It helps in gut healing, reducing hyperactivity, and improving behavior. With the pandemic hitting, Aadvik has moved ahead more aggressively with doorstep delivery via Pickrr. With this, Aadvik has grown by 20 percent in the past few months compared to the previous year. Recently, Aadvik Foods has launched camel milk ghee. With this launch, Aadvik Foods further adds to its unique line of offerings that consist of 40 SKUs including raw camel milk powder, freeze-dried camel milk powder, frozen camel milk, camel milk chocolates, and camel milk-based skincare solutions.