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A comforting meal at home is hardly gratifying if a ladleful, or more, of dal is not served. ‘Dal’ or ‘lentils’ as they are called is one of the most malleable ingredients in any Indian kitchen and when it’s the topic of traditional Indian lentils, there are so many options we can find. Now, you take any one lentil, the toor/tuvar dal for instance, and you can find at least 7-10 diverse ways of cooking…

Going grocery shopping without an organized grocery list can lead you to pointlessly drifting in the store. You not only take back home a bunch of things that you don’t need but also miss picking the ones you really needed. Having a well-planned grocery list can get you in and out of the store much faster and also helps you stick to your budget, prevent ad hoc trips to the grocery store, and most importantly…

The pandemic has unfortunately taken a toll on our disposable income, and it is imperative for families to identify areas of monthly cost savings and implement a conscious savings plan. Monthly groceries is a big area of savings and judicious planning can save families 100s of Dollars in a year. Mercatus’ 2020 study revealed that online grocery sales accounted for $106B (10.2%) of the $1.04 trillion grocery market. Meanwhile, the average food-at-home spending on groceries…

While the CDC and every major pharmaceutical company in the world scramble for a cure and vaccine, COVID-19 continues sweeping the world with 52.8M cases worldwide at the time of writing this article. However, while COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill briefly, the human population continues trying to adjust to its new normal. This is also seen in the realm of grocery shopping. As the world continues going online, every physical store now needs…

Putting together a grocery list is an essential task, which is often overlooked and taken lightly. This is where you land with items not needed for the week and miss on the dinner essentials. Just skimming through the stuff in the refrigerator and taking a brief look at the kitchen cabinets before jotting down does n0t help you to organize an effective grocery list. How should you do it then? Here is what you need…

Grocery shopping has always been associated with a physical store. However, with social distancing and the need to move online, grocery shopping apps are quickly rising. In the USA, digital grocery buying reached $5.3B in April – a record high and 37% increase from March. Such drastic increases indicate that major players are taking specific measures to better customer experience. (Source: S&P Global) Therefore, we compiled a list of 6 features that enhance the online…

Conversational commerce is on the rise where businesses involve voice search as one of their online features, e.g., Google’s “Okay Google” and Amazon’s “Alexa.” As people are forced to take their businesses online, conversational commerce makes it easier for less experienced users of grocery eCommerce to place orders. However, incorporating this feature is no easy task. Here’s an insight. (Source: Adimo) Omnichannel Marketing Omni-channel marketing refers to retailers selling their products on multiple platforms. Walmart,…

While cashless checkout has been talked about extensively, contactless delivery is not equally discussed. COVID-19 changed that when contact became genuinely dangerous. Questions about contactless delivery have, therefore, come into the foreground. These questions are especially poignant and pertinent to the current online grocery shopping environment. What is Contactless Delivery Contact-free delivery is when items are delivered with no direct contact between the delivery person and receiver. This is accomplished by the delivery person leaving…

In a world where everything has gone online, grocery shopping has followed suit. This need-based industry made its shift online, even in the pre-COVID era. But it is crucial to notice the boost that lockdowns have given the online grocery shopping industry during the pandemic. Grocery Shopping Pre-COVID By 2017, 23.4% of the American population were buying their groceries online. It was a massive jump from 3.9% in 2007. (Source: One Space) However, this was…