You may have heard of honestbee, the grocery concierge service with the premise of conserving your precious time by delivering your household needs right to your doorstep.
In case you are unfamiliar with the brand, how it works is that users can either visit the website, or the Android and iOS apps, enter your postal code, and voila! a list of retailers within your vicinity will be made available for you to shop from. There’s everything from supermarkets to specialist goods stores. honestbee shoppers will then do the physical shopping for you and deliver them right to your doorstep.
Yesterday, the company has just announced two very exciting news. So let’s take a closer look at what it means for you the next time you load their app.
1. A Deeper Collaboration With NTUC Fairprice
With the addition of four more NTUC Fairprice hypermarkets, honestbee will now be able to reach out to customers in more locations. What does this mean for the tech-savvy housewives out there? The addition of these new NTUC Fairprice outlets widens the range of stores available where you can get your groceries from, with Cold Storage already in the mix. With this, you can expect deliveries to arrive at your doorstep in an hour.
2. New Partner Merchants
Why limit yourself to only the items sold at a supermarket? honestbee has made it possible not just for you, but also your pet, to indulge in the finer things in life. Your pet’s necessities too can tag along on your next honestbee purchase, all thanks to a new pet retail chain which has joined honestbee as a new partner merchant.
Here’s a look at the list of new places where you can now shop from on honestbee:
a) Ben & Jerry’s.
Everyone’s favourite source of happiness is now just a click away. With an array of flavours at your fingertips, you can binge on that pint of Chunky Monkey and be prepared to disappoint your dentist.
b) Little House of Dreams
If you enjoy cakes, cupcakes, cookies, cake jars and other freshly baked goods, you will be in awe at the variety they provide. Enjoy bespoke creations by this homegrown bakery that have received lots of positive reviews. Get that beautiful rainbow cake and have your own Instagram moment in the comfort of your own home.
c) Pet Lovers Centre.
Don’t just pamper yourself, give some love to your pet too. This grand daddy of local chain pet stores will satisfy anything you require to raise any pet. The varieties do not discriminate either, with everything from foodstuff, sanitary supplies to playthings for your pets. You can find stuff for your cats, dogs, parrot, or even your favourite guppy.
d) Laurent Bernard.
Chocolate lovers are in for a treat. This Chocolatier, named after the founder himself, is an award winning chocolate maker where ‘each indulgent piece of chocolate is painstakingly developed and moulded with love and creativity’. Mr Laurent Bernard also believes in sourcing his ingredients from environmentally responsible sources.
e) Wein & Vin.
Though they do not have a shopfront, they are a distributor which specializes in bringing in fine wines from top producers from the cool climates of central Europe, from countries such as France, Germany and Austria. You can be assured that their handpicked variety of wines are able to fit into your every budget, from everyday wines, to the rare and collectible.
f) Wine Connection.
For everyone else, Wine Connection is your one-stop shop for any occasion. A local chain of wine stores and restaurants, they offer a selection of imported wines wines from around the world. as well as craft beer from Europe, so you will be sure to find something to fit your taste and occasion.
Speaking of beer, Thirsty prides itself in being the leading craft beer store in Singapore. These guys are on a mission to spread the knowledge of beer, but at wallet-friendly prices. Pick up your favourite ale and stout from their curated selection of highly sought after craft beers. So the next time you are having a party, you know who to order from.
The organic foods specialist offers a myriad of organic ingredients to help you feel good. They are especially proud of the range of coconut products they carry, everything from cold pressed virgin oils to personal care products for your hair and skin. If you truly believe organic is the way to go, these people may just be your new best friend.
i) Daily Juice.
Whether in life or work, the good people of Daily Juice aim to empower your health through the benefits of juicing. Choose from their variety of aptly named juices, each with their own colour palate and vitamins. The convenience of having freshly squeezed juice that is bottled everyday is definitely a tantalizing offer for the health conscious office crowd.
Now that you know this news, it’s probably time for you to revise that grocery list on your fridge!
Image credits to the respective merchants.