In today’s digital era, everything is just a tap away. Whether you have to order food, do shopping, transfer money, book a cab, or more, all of these are just a few taps on your smartphone.
Just like shopping for other items, online order of grocery items is gaining popularity worldwide. And, while grocers and shopkeepers are leaving no stone unturned to leverage this emerging trend. The focus is now on investing in developing user-focused apps to meet the continuously increasing demand. You would be surprised to know besides convenience people realized the absolute necessity of such services during the COVID-19 lockdown phase.
So, if are you are someone managing a startup, an established retailer, or an enterprise willing to invest in grocery mobile app development with an aim to boost business, you’ve come to the right place. We might have all the answers.
So, without further ado, let’s dive deep into it!
As per the Grand View Research report, the global online grocery market valued at $189.81 billion in 2019 is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2027.
As the name implies, it is a mobile app that enables users to order grocery supplies (food and related items) from retail stores and local shops delivered at their doorstep.
For online delivery services usually, there are two apps — one for end customers and another for a local delivery partner. The customer places the order in their app and pays for it. While on the other side, the “delivery agent” who’s in the vicinity based on the notification – accepts the order and delivers the goods to the customer.
Let’s take a look at the functioning of a grocery shopping app in more detail,
There exist three types of user profiles for this type of platform – buyers (end customer), business owners (retailers, shopkeepers, proprietors and more), and admin. And, each of these user persona use & requires a separate mobile or web app with different functionality.
Let’s discuss the essentials;
Enables owners to get insights on order management and plan the overall inventory processes efficiently.
Helps analyze consumer behavior and understand their preferences to personalize shopping experiences via push notifications, reward points and deals.
The automation of billing, order & inventory management and customer assistance helps save effort, time, and cost.
We can help you choose the right model based on your business priorities and needs to extract the most from your investment
A San Francisco-based fairly popular app, it serves 5000+ cities across the United States and Canada.
A Chicago-based online grocery app that operates across 24 markets in the U.S. region
An Alabama (Birmingham) based delivery service provider, it serves delivery of products from different grocery chains. It is available in major cities including Texas, Ohio, Michigan and more.
The development of an on-demand grocery delivery platform like any requires a strategic and full-fledged process. The right planning and execution ensure you outrun your rivals to stay ahead of the game.
Listed are few high-level points for your consideration,
The total cost of the app development project usually depends on numerous factors like the type and size of the app, platforms, customization, maintenance costs, and other complexities. Let’s look at those key factors:
Our expert team can work with you to analyze your project requirements and draw an accurate on-demand online grocery shopping app development cost estimation chart. Rishabh’s custom approach can help you define goals/milestones and phase-wise segregation of how the overall development project would proceed and in the end bring customer experiences to life.
Making user-centric grocery apps necessitates the use of the right technology & tools. Take a look at the most popular and commonly used technologies.
Based on your choice of business model, you should partner with an experienced and reliable grocery delivery app development company, like us. We offer an unmatched capability to enhance the digital experience for our customers. Our team puts to practice the latest in trends & progression that helps bring the idea to reality faster. With over a decade of experience in full-cycle consumer mobile app development, we can help you develop the solution of choice as per your business need and focus.
With our strong technology acumen & domain expertise, we can help reach a wider audience and maximize sales opportunities