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Ignatius D
Manager, India
🔥NEW Online grocery shopping (~online supermarkets) is one of the fastest-growing businesses in recent years. Of course this has been catapulted by the Covid-19 crisis. A Nielson study states that by 2024 70% of the consumers will buy groceries online. Companies are using various models to conduct their online grocery business. Below the business models that companies are using in today's online supermarkets: The Inventory Based Online Grocery Business Model: Here the inventory is purchased and stored in warehouses owned and managed by the grocer. The delivery of the product is handled by the company itself. They have an in-house supply chain in place. PROs: The advantages of this model are that it enables fast delivery as a single player is involved and there is good control over the quality as there is an in-house supply chain. This model is typically beneficial in the long run for a company and is the typical model chosen by both traditional large supermarkets and by entrepreneur (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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