The best ideas in e-commerce, especially when it comes to apparaels and fashion accesories online, are the simplest. It also helps if you are an avid shopper by heart. Mandy Sigaloff’s fashion startup gives you access to the best and brightest labels, designers and stores from the UK, Europe, USA and Australia, in their own stores created online at at Club QT.
Based out of Australia, she has managed to bring together 120 international brands and stores – that includes Miss Selfridge, Modcloth, Bloomingdales, Farfetch Fashion, Macy’s, Marks & Spencer and Sak’s amongst others. It also features fashion wear from Marc Jacobs, Dolce and Gabbana, Dior, Alexander McQueen in their designer’s lineup.
The property has been designed exclusively for the ease of the Australian shopper who could even get to purchase the new season releases from USA, UK or Europe six months before it even hits Australia’s shores,with updated Australian dollar rates. Launched in February 2011 in beta, the enterprise has been selected by Dynamic Business (the online resource of Australia’s most popular SME Magazine ), as one of its Business Women of the year for 2012. Pretty impressive for a shopper who for shopaholic-turned-entrepreneur who shifted from UK to Australia with her husband and two kids in 2008, dedicating herself to an year of immersing in website design building, e-commerce platforms and social media to get her online fashion startup idea off the ground.
The portal offers a heady mix of daily offers and competitive pricing for shipping to USA, UK, Europe and NZ, which she says has been brought about by striking very competitive bargains with international retailers associated with Club QT, which also helps her run limited free shipping offers for her customers in Australia.
Club QT (a play on the word quiet that she feels convey implied exclusivity) is powered by an all-woman team who take care of creating the latest offers, keeping their social media extensions fresh, hot and humming, new content and the necessary design tweaks needed on a daily basis.
Club QT has recently got an infusion of $500,000 by a private investor according to Dynamic Business, which is a clear indicator of the property’s increasing influence in harnessing the power of shopping online.