Nowadays, convenience is the king and it’s now no surprise that the food and grocery app industry is evolving rapidly to meet the modern consumer’s day to day needs. According to the article published from Retail Dive predicts seven astonishing trends that will begin to shape food and grocery retail in 2017 and onwards. So, being an owner of a grocery store you need to know how you grocery apps or restaurant, can adapt to meet the needs of your consumers.
Let’s take a look at the footsteps of traditional retail e-commerce that includes apparel, home products, jewelry, food, kids products and grocer. “According to the latest report and analytics from Prosper Insights & Analytics’ November 2016 survey, 7.7% of U.S. consumers have used grocery app services for shopping in the past 30 days, which is almost 5.7% high as compared to last two years.
The key factor that has made food and grocery industry successful in recent years is – “convenience”. Online shopping and grocery delivery services is helping people in different areas like for some in crowded urban areas are leveraging these services while some users who are facing transportation issues are leveraging these services and getting their stuffs delivered right at their doorstep. Be it busy working parents or college going students, food and grocery shopping is helping every genre of audiences.
Challenges of Food and Grocery delivery services
As online shopping is becoming a key way in which consumers are purchasing groceries, we are yet to figure out how to deliver these goods and products to customer homes and offices is poising another challenge.
Delivering goods from the final delivery hub to consumers — will continue to challenge grocery retailers in 2017 and beyond. Is home delivery the answer? Do shoppers expect the same-day delivery? Do retailers should create a pickup point inside the store itself or perhaps at the remote locations like Amazon Lockers? Are fulfillment and pickup areas sufficient? Exactly how many staffs are required to meet shopper’s demand and expectations? Should retailers consider third-party partnerships?”
There are a lot of questions that need to be answered and the crystal ball is still a bit foggy. So far, what we know is that 47% of consumers want their food and grocery orders delivered on the same-day, according to the recent study. And, that’s really a huge number you can’t ignore.
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