As more and more states are reeling under Covid 19 lockdown and as people are practicing social distancing, there is a sudden rush towards online grocery shopping. From fruits and vegetable store to grocery home delivery options, Covid 19 has changed the way people shopped. Here are a few online grocery shopping options to help you in these difficult times.
Big Bazaar Online Grocery Shopping: This is one store that has everything to support your everyday needs. From food staples, fruits and vegetables, personal care and home care to pooja needs and beverages, you can find everything on this online portal. Another advantage of this online store is the affordable pricing it offers.
Big Basket online shopping: This is one store where you can find not just staples but also premium brands that may not be available elsewhere. So, if you are quality conscious and don’t mind spending a little extra for premium quality, this should be your “Go to Store” to order groceries online.
Grofers Online Shopping: If you are searching grocery delivery near me on your mobile or laptop, you will find Grofers as an option. Grofers has marketed itself as offering quality products as lowest prices. You may find some great offers on this portal for Gudi Padwa. Here too, you can order everything that your home needs.
RelianceSmart: Although this portal has temporarily stopped home delivery in the wake of COVID 19. Once you place your order on this portal, you have to choose the ‘Cash on Delivery’ option. Your order will be packed by a local store near you. You have to pick up your order and pay cash to the store. The advantage here is that your waiting time at the store is cut, since your order is already packed and ready for dispatch. Again, you have the advantage of the special discounts and offers that Reliance Smart is offering.
Online stores like Amazon pantry are down temporarily.
How you can shop at these online grocery stores?
- You need to open an account with these portals. Create your login name and password (It’s free and there is no obligation to shop).
- The easy user interface of these portals has categories, from which you can select the products you want.
- Once you have added all the items you want to purchase, proceed to checkout.
- Select the payment option you are most comfortable with ( Cash on delivery/Debit card/Credit card/Wallets (Paytm/Bhim etc)/ NEFT)
Owing to unprecedented increase in demand for online grocery shopping, you will find that the delivery period is delayed by most online stores. The delivery time shown by most online stores is around 8 days to 10 days as against next day delivery by these stores otherwise. So it is better to plan ahead, create your shopping list and order your groceries online to avoid last minute running to your local vendor.