Shopping is one of the most favorite activities for most of the people. For the majority of the people, it is not only a favorite activity but also acts as a therapy too. But when it comes to groceries, it is essential to people rather than being an enjoyment. People need to visit supermarkets to pick up their products and stand in long lines to pay the bill. It is a tiring process for the people and takes up more time. The people’s need an application to organize their everyday routines efficiently and to save their time and money
People find taking care of day-to-day housework to be unpleasant and stressful. Grocery shopping is a significant part of everyday life, and it cannot be stopped. Statistical data have shown that two-thirds of people prefer smartphones for shopping. So it is not surprising that several entrepreneurs are approaching grocery app development companies to build their own platform.
Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data, estimated that the total sale of groceries would generate $29.7 billion in revenue by next year. In the USA, it is estimated that 18 million people use grocery delivery apps at least once a month. This data is taken from the apps that primarily deliver groceries. It is said that more than one in five m-commerce users will use the grocery app by next year.
These numbers clearly show the huge market of online grocery delivery and the need for services for the people. This indicates that we should increase the m-commerce services to increase the revenue of the market.
Users have started to prefer minimization in features and as well as functionalities. They do not like getting dumped by lots of notifications and constantly haunted by the ads while using the app. Some apps do not provide the option to purchase groceries online, yet several people use them. It is due to the minimalistic feature of the app, and it helps the users to draft the grocery list and share it with their friends or families. Apps that provide these functionalities such as ShopIt are quite successful in the market.
Taking the various apps in the market into consideration, we can classify the functionalities of grocery shopping list apps like as:
Grocery shopping reminders
customers at grocery stores
business owners and store chains
both businesses and customers
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