The continuous lockdown has adversely affected the day to day functioning of local grocery stores across the country. Against this critical situation, international e-commerce brand Shopmatic has expanded its portfolio to include tailored solutions especially for kirana stores in India which are looking to create an online presence.
The company mentioned through its latest launch that, by this initiation, the local shop owners in India can ensure their digital presence easily, without any technical or coding knowledge. This platform helps to build a digital presence in all aspects of a grocery store, including pre-built catalogs with unlimited listings, easy inventory management, secure and instant online payments, contactless delivery, and self-pickup options.
With these innovative solutions, shop owners will be able to track inventory, sales, orders, customers, and more through their mobile phones. They will be also able to offer multiple online payment options such as Paytm, PayU, PayPal, and offer net-banking, UPI, debit card, credit cards, payment link and bank transfer options to their customers; By the use of digital catalog, they can share products on social media and share payment links with their customers. These all will help them to ensure the smooth functioning of their operations.
Shopmatic stated that there will be a flexible and contactless delivery system to ensure the safety of both customers and the shop owners. The shop owners can sort the deliveries by location and time slot. There will be also an option of store pickup for immediate and safe customer collection.
Anurag Avula, Co-founder & CEO, Shopmatic said, “The relevance and need for digital selling have been further emphasized due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Digital selling is the new normal today and we are focussed on helping all small businesses to create an online presence for themselves to stay relevant, at all times.”
He added, “We are very excited to introduce our latest solution, created exclusively for kirana stores during Covid-19. Grocery store owners and Kirana dukaan owners can now create their stores on the Shopmatic platform with the ease of pre-built catalogs that save them a lot of time and effort to go online.”
With the launch of these online solutions, Shopmatic has become the first e-commerce company that offers exclusive digital solutions for kirana store owners.