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Telemart - Entrepreneur of the Year

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Company: Telemart, Karachi, Pakistan
Company Description: Business Model Of Telemart : . Telemart have a wholesale channel which is catering to 550 plus dealers nationwide for all there Cellular and Technological needs. . Telemart have 6 Company outlets and 158 Franchises Across Pakistan. . Telemart Corporate is providing end to end solutions to all the Major firms of Pakistan. . Telemart has One of the Biggest and Finest Online store in Pakistan.
Nomination Category: Entrepreneur Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Entrepreneur of the Year - Retail

Nomination Title: Ahmed Rauf Essa

Tell the story about what this nominated entrepreneur has achieved since January 1 2017 (up to 650 words). Describe the impact he or she has had on your organization. Focus on specific accomplishments, and relate these accomplishments to past performance or industry norms.

Ahmed Rauf Essa started to work in the year 2013 at the age of 21 while pursuing his studies at a leading business school. Ahmed Rauf solely started Telemart and wanted to bring ECommerce to Pakistan. The business was started with a vision derived by myself. And now after two and half years like-minded team members has brought this strength to 120 plus brains executing and joining the company's vision.The business philosophy is based on the vision i.e to build trust for e-commerce customer in the country with two major ingredients, addressing the price conscious customer and making the company customer-centric.

To meet the vision of the company we came up with a concrete plan to make physical retail stores all across Pakistan and within 2 years we have increased the retail stores at a growth rate of 30% annually. Our penetrating step was to break the myth that online products are expensive, to change the mindset of the customer we worked on the supply chain of the company and made warehouses, this helped us to control the cost of the product.

Additional to our retail setup, in just two 2 years time we have more than 550 plus dealers nationwide to whom we are selling products.

Telemart Pakistan strongly believes in its visions and we facilitate our customer with free Telemart Discount Cards which helps them get discounts on more than 200 plus brands across Pakistan (www.telemart.pk/discount). We are working to get international brands on board too so that Telemart’s customers can get discounts all across the world.

The service standard at Telemart remains the highest in the country providing feedback calls, missed calls, multiple payment options, quality after-sales service, replacement and refund policy, price beating policy etc.

Business Model Of Telemart :

1. Telemart has a wholesale channel which is catering to 550 plus dealers nationwide for all there Cellular and Technological needs.
2. Telemart has 2 Company outlets and 158 Franchises Across Pakistan.
3. Telemart Corporate is providing end to end solutions to all the Major National & Multi-National firms of Pakistan.
4. Telemart has One of the Biggest and Finest Online store in Pakistan www.Telemart.pk, which is providing one stop solution for Cellular and Technological needs of the customers. Telemart provides price matching policy at its online store where you get the best price and genuine product both while sitting at home.

In bullet-list form, briefly summarize up to ten (10) of the chief accomplishments of this nominated entrepreneur since the beginning of 2017.

-CEO World Award 2016 for Retail Entrepreneur Of The Year (Ahmed Rauf Essa)
-ACQ Global Award 2016 for Game Changer Of The Year (Ahmed Rauf Essa)
-Golden Bridge Award 2017 for International Business Executive Of The Year (Ahmed Rauf Essa)
-International Business Award 2017 for Executive Of The Year (Ahmed Rauf Essa)
-Brand Of The Year Award 2015-2016 in Online Shopping (Given by Pakistan Chamber Of Commerce)
-ACQ Global Award 2016 for Online Retail Company Of The Year
-Nominated as Rising Star in World Retail Congress Asia-Pacific 2017.
- FPCCI Brand Of The Year Award 2017-2018 for "Best Online Store" by Federation of Pakistan Chamber Of Commerce.