Business models worth considering in an Instacart Clone App

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Grocery delivery apps have experienced an unprecedented surge ever since the COVID-19 pandemic. Apps like Instacart, Bigbasket, Walmart Grocery, etc., are finding it difficult to cope with the people’s piling demands. Instacart hired 300,000 workers in the wake of the pandemic to manage demands. Besides, it plans to hire 250,000  more workers. Such is the demand for doorstep deliveries. 

An entrepreneur eyeing to invest in an on-demand grocery app needs to decide the best-suited model. In this blog, let’s look at some of the best business models in the market. 

  • Single-store model: For a grocery store owner eyeing to take the grocery business online, this model can be the best fit. Customers can order via the app, while the store owner processes the order and delivers it to the people’s doorsteps. 

  • Grocery chain model: An updated version of the single-store model, wherein grocery stores have branches spread across the locality, can use this type. Customers can order from the nearest branch through the app. 

  • Aggregator model: For an entrepreneur capable of aggregating multiple grocery stores under one roof, this model can do wonders. Users can choose from an array of grocery stores. The store processes and delivers the orders in this type. 

  • Marketplace model: This model is similar to the aggregator model, except that the platform has an in-house delivery chain to deliver groceries. With an Instacart clone app taking care of deliveries, the platform owner enjoys enhanced revenue. 

Summing up,

It entirely depends on the entrepreneur to decide the business model based on the resources. Implementing the best-suited business model can make an Instacart Clone gain a stronghold of the market. 


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