Online grocery shopping is not a choice anymore rather a necessity of the modern era. Busy and fast-paced lifestyle will not have a choice on such a commodity in upcoming years rather it will become a demand. Nobody wants to go through the tedious process of shopping in–person; carrying heavy bags, stressing about budget & irritating traffic jams, killing precious time and those hectic price negotiations.

Many of the young entrepreneurs have acknowledged the fact that online grocery stores will be the new normal, hence flooding the e-commerce market with online grocery startups recently. This article will hopefully help you explore and understand some of the online grocery startups.

Here are some of the online grocery startups:

Yeebly

Yeebly is an online grocery store in Dubai. Yeebly offerers grocery items such as fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, and meal packs.

It’s easy and reliable to order grocery from yeebly, to begin with, user can start by pinning his location in the app, selecting what he needs and receiving fresh groceries at his doorsteps via free delivery all across Dubai. While the payment is totally dynamic you can pay: using your credit card, cash on delivery, or card on delivery.

Yeebly’s ultimate goal is to provide its customers with fresh and healthy grocery products.

Home Run

Home Run is the UK based online grocery startup founded by Warwick graduates Christian Lerke, Gregor Tschurtschenthaler and Takis Malavetas.

Home Run is a third party online grocery store that lets the customer order from their favourite supermarket. One of Homerun’s personal shoppers then picks the freshest items in store and a driver delivers to the customer’s door in as little as 1 hour or at the time suggested by the customer. Home Run currently delivers from Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Whole Foods Market.

Grofers

Grofers is a mobile app for online shopping in India. Grofers offers over 5000 products across categories such as Groceries, Fruits & Vegetables, Cosmetics, Electronics, Bakery products, Flowers, Pet Care Products, Baby Care products.

For now Grofers is operational in cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Noida, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Surat, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Agra, Indore, Nagpur, Ludhiana and Vadodara.

ZopNow

ZopNow is an online grocery store based in India. ZopNow is in partnership with hypermarkets like HyperCITY and others. Currently offering round about 25000 products to its customers.

ZopNow is operational in mainstream cities such as Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida, Gurgaon Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.

Honest bee

Honest bee is an online grocery store that delivers grocery products from third-party vendors such as supermarket and speciality stores. Honest bee can also take care of your laundry or can deliver delicious food from your favourite restaurant within minutes.

To order, just open up the honest bee app and place your order in a few clicks. Within 1-hour fresh grocery will be delivered to you from grocery stores that you love. All of the products ordered by the customers are handpicked by trained concierge shoppers.

Honest bee is providing its services in countries including Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippine. By pinning location customers in the said country can identify the availability of services in their area.

The Conclusion

In today’s era, offering the desired product at the perfect time in the correct amount at the market competent cost is essentially table stakes. Weather in online-shopping or mortar-shopping customers do not care about only the product itself rather they look for experience, and online shopping has been filling that void by providing their customers with personalized experience –based on their previous shopping patterns and interests.

Every business module must adapt to the constant changes in order to keep reinventing and enhancing the customer experience, irrespective of whether the business is online or offline, which is what these startups have always known.

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