The Benefits of Grocery Shopping Online

by Shaunna Privratsky

Harness the power of technology to fill your fridge without leaving home. If you have never considered online grocery shopping and delivery, give it a try. It will save you time, money, and all the headaches of going to the store.

The retail market has been suffering huge hits from the influx of online shopping. Hundreds of companies have had to close their doors because they couldn’t keep up with the online demands of their customers. Stores have to stay ahead of the e-commerce trend to stay current.

This applies to grocery stores, too. Due to some recent medical issues with my husband, I found myself unable to leave the house. With the refrigerator and cupboards starting to look alarmingly bare, I went online and discovered an easy way to get groceries without leaving the house.

What’s not to dislike about grocery shopping?

Grocery shopping is probably not high on someone’s list of fun things to do. There are the lists to make, coupons to find, long lines to check out, groceries to cart to your vehicle and unload when you get home, and then the main ingredient you forgot for dinner tonight!

What if you could make grocery shopping easy and almost fun?

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Benefit from the ease and convenience of online grocery shopping.

With nothing to lose, I searched out the items I needed and placed my first order. I found that it was not always the sale items that popped up first, so I kept trying until I got the ones that were on sale. It helps if you have the sale ad handy, along with any coupons you want to use.

Once I checked out, I received an order confirmation and a confirmation of the delivery window that I had requested. When the van arrived, the driver brought all of my groceries right to the front door and placed them inside so I could quickly check everything. I also gave him the coupons I had used. Everything was perfect, and I was able to put everything away in record time.

The ease and convenience was amazing. It was almost too easy! It could quickly become addicting. Even after my first free three orders, the fee is only $7. Considering the time, gas to get there, and the hassle of a normal shopping trip, that seems a relatively small price to pay.

Local grocers finally starting to offer online shopping and delivery.

I realize that online grocery shopping is nothing new. Amazon has been around for ages and Walmart has recently upped their game with online orders and deliveries. Yet Walmart’s return policy and customer service leaves quite a bit to be desired, and I have not had much luck with Amazon. Shopping with a trusted neighborhood grocery store seems nicer and the prices can’t be beat.

Another bonus for grocery stores that allow online shopping and delivery is the additional jobs it creates. They need more clerks to do the shopping and fill the orders and drivers to deliver the items. Anyone that wanted to earn some extra money could get paid to shop.

We all need to eat and grocery shopping is a part of that. If you have never considered online shopping and delivery, give it a try. It will save you time, money, and all the headaches of going to the grocery store. Harness the power of technology to fill your fridge without leaving home.

Reviewed May 2019

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