The grocery market in India is much bigger than we expect. People from both villages and cities buy groceries worth million dollars everyday. Now due to the pandemic and the more advanced technology people are tilted towards buying groceries online rather than walking out and buying in the nearby stores.
So grocery business runs well at any cost either online or offline. The main reason for using online apps for grocery shopping is the offers they provide. No matter what product you choose and from which app you choose there will always be an edge for everything.
If you want to try this grocery shopping online, we are here to help you out. The top most leading companies in this category are BigBasket and JioMart. BigBasket is one of the first companies that sold vegetables and groceries online in the year 2011.
But now 60% shares of Bigbasket are owned by Tata companies. Reliance also senterend into grocery selling in 2006. The company opened its first ever retailer store in 2006 and now it has over 1200 stores across the country.
But is Jiomart better than Bigbasket? Which has the best deals? Which one suits you the best for you? Know the answer to all the questions below.
2. What is Bigbasket?
Bigbasket is known as one of the biggest grocery stores online. This was found in the year 2011 by Hari Menon, VS Sudhakar, VS Ramesh, Vipul Parekh and Abhinav Choudari. It is operated from the city Bangalore and currently works in more than 30+ cities in India. It can be a one stop solution for all your home needs like fruits, vegetables, grains, dals, masala, meat, snacks, beverages and many more including health care.
Bigbasket has more than 20,000 various products from 10,000 different brands. Now the company is worth more than $1.8 billion and has a revenue around $3.2 million with 4000 employees.
It operates in major cities of India like Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Delhi, Noida, Mysore, Coimbatore, Vijayawada, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Gurgaon, Vadodara, Vizag, Surat, Nagpur, Patna, Indore, Chandigarh, etc. It also provides low and affordable prices with promising delivery services.
2.1 Features of big basket
Bigbasket has over 10+million users/customers. The main target audience of this company are working people, students and old citizens who prefer not going to grocery stores and standing in the queue and wasting their time and energy.
For people like them, Bigbasket allows them to browse through a variety of products here and order online. Let us see few best features of using this app:
- Various products to choose from
- You can get access to fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your doorstep.
- Amazing deals and offers to save maximum money.
- Various payment options like wallet, bank transfer and many most used platforms.
- It also has a beauty store where the user can find all the makeup products.
- You can get express delivery in 90 minutes.
- They have bbCookBook and bbLifeStyle for tips regarding recipes/cooking and for fashion and lifestyle.
- It has 7 language inputs which makes it easier for elders and kids to understand the app interface easily.
- This app can be used by three members of a family at once.
- Includes many top brands and in-house brands.
3. What is JioMart?
JioMart is an Indian grocery delivery app which started as a joint venture between Reliance retail and Jio platforms. Jio Mart delivers groceries to the nearby stores. This was launched in the year 2019 December. By 2020 May, this company expanded in 200+ cities and towns in India.
Right after a few days after the app launch, this app crossed 1 million downloads. It also offers a wide range of products ranging from fresh fruits, vegetables to beauty care household items, per food, and personal care products.
It sells over 50,000 products in all the above mentioned products and follows an on-demand model that keeps the app running.
3.1 Features of JioMart
- Jiomart offers free delivery to your doorstep from the nearby stores.
- They also don’t have any minimum price limit for a free delivery unlike other delivery apps.
- They also have an express delivery system that delivers the items or the groceries within 24 hours.
- You will also have a seamless return process. They don’t have any unnecessary questions like other apps do, you can return the good as per their return policy.
- This platform offers an early discount of 3000 INR as their promotional strategy so that the user can save upto 3000 INR on future shopping.
4. Comparison between JioMart and BigBasket.
The website works well but the app and its interface are a little clumsy when compared to the Bigbasket app.
Bigbasket has great website and user interface when compared to Jio Mart. It offers a user-friendly interface that makes shopping easier.
Offers and Discounts
In Jiomart only one or less banks will offer cashbacks or offers when we shop using their cards.
In Bigbasket you can find various banks that provide offers on various products.
Ratings and Reviews
In Jiomart the user can neither write a review nor read a review. Which makes it hard for you to buy when any new product launches.
In Bigbasket you can review the products and see the ratings given by the users for a better shopping experience.
Using jio mart you can get the express delivery of your products easily and effortlessly.
With Big Basket you can choose the time and date of delivery of your products which is more handy and customisable.
Jiomart has not launched any membership program yet. So it has no membership offers and discounts.
Big Basket has a bbStar membership that costs 299 INR for 6 months. With this membership you can get 100 Rs.cashback on every order for 3 months.
Jiomart and Bigbasket are both good at providing great deals and quality products for its users. But which app should you use? You can try installing both the apps and compare prices before buying any product. In this way you can choose the best app that suits all your needs and budget.
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