Start an Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service

People nowadays have a lot of demands when it comes to their day to day activities. Even the most ordinary household routine such as grocery shopping is now coming up as service oriented ventures.

By following simple steps, you can be assured to place your expertise in your very own grocery delivery company.

Becoming an Online Entrepreneur by Starting an Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service

As an entrepreneur online, you have the full capacity to control your market, inventory as well as the methods of delivery. With your online shopping service, you can cater to a specific location or a particular kind of goods, like natural or organic foods, to a specific market. You will actually do the entire shopping and merely send the groceries to your client without needing them to leave their houses and struggle to the heavy traffic, particularly during peak season. You can put up your own business in a manner that will give advantages to your clients and facilitates in maximizing your presence on the internet.

Steps to Start an Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Store

One modern way of beginning a grocery delivery service is to establish your own website that promotes grocery products on sale. Also, you need to incorporate the product description and features, information about your service and online ordering. You also have to create a merchant account through your bank for the processing of credit card or you can just use the free merchant services like AlertPay and PayPal. Make a page on the site that collects client information. Offer your clients the chance to get emails about your business. Integrate promotions and discounts on your site to create interest and business.

Then, you can ask your clients to be particular about their needs. This will remove misunderstandings and confusion. Offer your customer a place on your site where they can tell their particular restrictions and requirements. You also need to offer the clients a range of delivery procedures. Offer them the choices on how to receive their orders. Specify the location you are servicing. You can ask for extra fee for clients outside your servicing location. Customers might request particular stores where you can purchase their groceries. You can then tell them about the stores that you give your support to. Give them the choice of utilizing your endorsed stores or, for an added fee, shop their items at their preferred stores.

Lastly, make a policy for returned items. Implement a fee for foods returned if the client wants to change the items he ordered. Give a one-time return for food like vegetables or fruits. As clients online if they want to waive their option to return goods. Give a discount to waive their preference to return items.


  • haq said on January 16, 2011
    adoni kurnool dist i am interested in taking order from the shopkeeper of brown paper carry (grocery)bags i dont have contact of bags promoting companies
  • Shiva said on October 5, 2012
    i'm shiva, i will start my own business about online & phone ordering grocery, fruits & vegetables home delivery, how can i publish my company? maintenance? staff selection? billing? service? how to impress customer? add any tax or vat in my invoice to customer? how can i purchase capital goods? where i register my company, my add - Shiva.J, 1/D, Innasiyarpuram 2nd Street, tuticorin, Tuticorin, Tamilnadu, India. Cell- +91 9940857013
  • Nanda kishore said on May 15, 2014
    Hai, Kishore here and i want to start home based grocery delivery business in bangalore and my question is how i need to start. do i have to register the company or can i start without license and how much i have to invest and what all criteria i need to concentrate ,like man power, vehicle , place to store the goods , advertising , where to purchase and do i have to dump every products in the beginning to start? as we know that now in bangalore every corner you will find grocery store with free home delivery , competition is more . It will be very much helpful to me if i get any kind of better ideas .
  • ardhendu said on July 24, 2014
    Please let me know, flow chart of the process
  • s saravana kumar said on October 23, 2014
    Dear Sir, I want to state online grocery business in my locality. Kindly advice and better ideas
  • biswajit dash said on December 27, 2014
    Dear sir, i want to start online grocery business in my locality. kindly advice and better idea.
  • Satish Rajput said on May 18, 2015
    I want to start online Grocery Business in Bijapur(State-Karnataka)so tell me how to start and about Investment... Thanks
  • wilma said on June 22, 2015
    can you help me how to run online grocery in our province? i'm in alaminos city pangasinan. help me also with the system
  • Abhishek Gupta said on August 14, 2015
    Is There Someone Want To Start Online Grocery Business... I Am Running An online Grocery Business, In Meerut City ANd Planning To expand My business To delhi... And For That I Seeking some Investor And Working Partners For My Business... So, If You Are Interested than Contact me, Abhishek Gupta, Phone - 8439526807, Email -
  • Rajeev Vashist said on December 23, 2015
    I wish to start online grocery and fresh veggies store plus i wish to give home delivery as well. Please give detailed information. I shall b highly obliged.
  • John said on December 24, 2015
    I found a blog on how to build an online grocery store targeting customer retention. . I am sure it helps you to starting grocery store online.
  • sakti prasanna sahu said on February 25, 2016
    Dear sir i want to start online grocery business in my nearest city,i want to know how many investment for opening website,advertise and other expenses,please help me 09439065666.
  • amit khare said on March 30, 2016
    Hi this is Amit.I am just planning to open an online grocery business in a district of Madhya Pradesh.suggest me how should i start?what about the investment and flowchart?
  • Jayanta haldar said on December 6, 2016
    Hi this is Jayanta. I am just planning to open an online grocery business in a district of south 24 pgs and entire kolkata. suggest me how should i start? what about the investment and flowchart?


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