TOP ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING AND DELIVERY APPS IN INDIA
Making shopping and delivery of daily commodities easier through applications is one of the best uses of mobile technology for the ease of day-to-day life in urban India where 9 to 6 working hours leave us in no mood for any other activity like shopping for grocery and vegetables in markets. Thanks to the popular online grocery shopping and delivery apps for being the best possible solutions to this daily need! Online grocery shopping in India is a highly potential and fast-growing niche which established brands like BigBasket has been tapping into through mobile applications. Ola Store and Amazon Now are the new entrants in competition with them. The following is my list of top online grocery shopping and delivery apps in India which have brought the fresh merchandise of supermarkets at our doorsteps.
BigBasket is one of the top grocery applications in India for online grocery shopping and delivery. BigBasket.com, a pioneer in online shopping for grocery and vegetables, has revolutionized the way urban Indians used to buy grocery, vegetables and fruits traditionally. Using BigBasket app on your Android or Windows or iOS smartphone, you can shop at anytime from 7 am till 10 pm and get the order delivered at your doorstep. It operates across Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mysore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Madurai, Coimbatore, Nasik, Vadodara, Mysore and Vijayawada. BigBasket app gives easy access to a merchandise of 18,000 products from 1000 brands in different categories.
Founded in 2011, ZopNow is one of the most popular online grocery shopping apps in India. Its target audience includes on the go customers. Equipped with a user-friendly interface, ZopNow lets customers “be lazy, buy easy.” It claims to deliver orders at the registered or provided addresses across Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Thane and Gurgaon within 3 hours of order placement. The greatest advantage of using ZopNow app is that there is no minimum order size or value. Besides, ZopNow offers a discount of 100 rupees on the first order by a new customer above 1000 rupees. Customers can also go through the history of their past orders.
Grofers is an on-demand delivery app in the online grocery shopping segment. Grofers mobile app gives access to an ecommerce platform where grocery stores selling cooking ingredients, food items, packaged food, fruits and vegetables are listed. Customers can expect delivery of orders within 90 minutes of order placement. It is a fast-growing one-stop shop for online grocery shopping.
VEGGYKART is a new comer among the mobile applications for online grocery shopping in India. Available for free to download on all mobile platforms, VEGGYKART offers discount on every purchase, and percentage of discounts is not limited. It varies depending on sizes and values of orders. Besides, customers get free home delivery. Currently operational in Gurgaon, VEGGYKART is looking to offer its services in major cities across the country. Like all grocery shopping and delivery apps, it makes sure to deliver fresh grocery items, fruits and vegetables.
AaramShop application for grocery shopping on Android and iOS platforms is a one-key access to a number of retail stores – AaramShop shops. Through the app, users can choose to shop from the nearest AaramShop store based on their locations in India’s major cities. AaramShop is a fast-growing hybrid retail platform that collaborates with brick & mortar grocery and FMCG stores to make lives of urban Indian easier by delivering products in different categories of raw food materials and packaged food items to their doorsteps.
Founded by Navneet Singh and Milind Sharma, PepperTap started operating in the online grocery shopping niche in 2014. Free PepperTap app for all mobile platforms, makes online grocery shopping and delivery services available in Delhi NCR currently. Efficient placement of orders and timely delivery of fresh products are the key benefits of using PepperTap application.
Godrej’s Nature Basket is a chain of grocery stores across India, which are accessible online through its mobile application. Free to download on Android, Windows, and iOS devices, the Nature Basket app delivers orders from Godrej’s Nature Basket stores. Using this online grocery shopping app, you can shop for the things which are usually not available in regular super markets. The Nature Basket app gives access to a catalogue of more than 17000 products. Free delivery is available for orders above 1000 rupees each. Nature Basket has five delivery slots with a gap of 3 hours between two slots.
Amazon Now, an extension of Amazon India, is the newest entrant in India’s online grocery market. The recently launched Amazon Now app for online grocery shopping and home delivery is currently available to Android smartphone users in Bangalore City. Amazon Now partners with Big Bazaar, Reliance Fresh, Kirana Now, Godrej Nature Basket, Food World, Good Food and other retail grocery retail stores to make merchandise of daily essential things available for shopping and delivery through its mobile application. As part of the ongoing promotion, Amazon Now offers free Express delivery (within 2 hours) and Scheduled delivery (for same day).
Founded in 2010 by Vinod Kumar and Priya Prakash, Naturally Yours is the first portal for online shopping of organic food products in India. Based in Mumbai, Naturally Yours started operating from a brick & mortar store before offering its merchandise online. Through its app for free download on Android and iOS devices, Naturally Yours delivers its organic food products to several states of India. The Naturally Yours app gives access to rewards on orders, latest store news and such other facilities.
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