The recent footage of Americans flooding the supermarkets in an insane shopping spree was quite disturbing. The visuals are not just coming from the United States but from all over the world. Especially, those areas where the coronavirus outbreak and community spread has resulted in a government-initiated a lockdown. European Union, Nigeria, India and other Asian countries, the list grows on and on.
Now, Why Is Launching an Online Grocery Store or Grocery Delivery App the Best Way to Fight Corona?
The fundamental thing that authorities and public agencies need to understand is that “COVID-19” or “No-COVID-19”, people always focus on small things. They are not keen on saving the world as much as they are keen to ensure their evening bread. Only a momentary fear for life is keeping the citizens inside and the seriousness would be forgotten in a matter of days if they roam around more. For example, watch this shopping guideline from the famous news network Inside Edition:
The guidelines itself show that they are as vulnerable as group meetings. The fear, emotional stress and the mental exertion of being always protective takes a toll on people’s clear mind. The video clip shows exactly why shopping outside is not an option anymore. The three things we can clearly see are :
Just look at the video again you can see that every shopper was focusing on feeling the things, examining them and all without any protection, with just bare hands. And if they are falling sick tomorrow then every shopper is in a kind of trouble.
Yes, this is an undeniable fact, we are all worried because we are just ordinary human beings. Now, shopping looks like taking a round on the borderline. You are indeed putting yourself at risk. And that’s quite distressing for many citizens. They just don’t want to go out, especially doctors and ultra-cautious members of the society.
Well, not all of us have the luxury of time right now. Government directives like Philadeplhia’s stay at home order or the lockdown in the pan-Asian countries have forced many businesses to operate remotely. Just imagine nearly 130 million IT employees in the US and many millions of other employees are all working at home. They can’t afford to go shopping without a cut in working hours. Because directives force many shops to open for fixed regular hours. They need to survive.
Online shopping is the best way to integrate these diverse needs into one single solution. Grocery delivery apps can indeed play a very effective role in social distancing and break the coronavirus chain.
Shopping online using web apps and mobile apps are not something that is new. But considering the current situation, it is an absolute necessity. Because :
There are many other perks to mention but it is essential to cover the practical aspects of implementing this grocery delivery solution in the time of coronavirus lockdown across the world.
The real question of every innovative idea is “how”?
So moving into the “how” of the things, let’s get into the practical aspects of implementing such a solution.
it is best to remember that we are facing a crisis that’s unlike any other in the history of the modern world. The best and the fortunate thing is that we have the power of the internet led mobile technologies to show us light in this dark time. In the coming days even doctor booking apps, e-commerce applications, medical equipment delivery and even saloon slot booking apps are going to be needed to settle back onto our normal course of life. Let’s make the best use of our resources to save our scarce resources. Stay home, stay safe and shop your groceries safely.
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