Now is the Time For Independent Grocers to Launch an Online Store

The pandemic showed grocers that eCommerce is mandatory. Consumers now expect “online grocery” to be a part of any food retailer’s offerings. To cater to the shifting customer expectations, independent grocers should highly consider launching their own online storefront using their brand.

Multiple facts favor launching an end-to-end eCommerce platform:

However, some are concerned about the expenses of building such a platform, or whether it will be able to handle SNAP/EBT, quality customer experience, or a huge list of SKUs. Thankfully, food retailers don’t have to spend a fortune developing their own end-to-end platform, due to efficient software like Local Express.

Local Express empowers independent grocery stores with a comprehensive e-commerce platform by offering a branded online store via the website, mobile app, and kiosk, and BOPIS, delivery and shipping.  Learn here how Local Express is trusted by hundreds of independent grocers and food retailers worldwide or set up a demo.