Busy Singaporeans who are looking for alternatives or an online grocer that brings household products right to your doorsteps would now have heard about RedMart.
RedMart is a simple online site which allows you to buy groceries from and get them delivered straight to your doorsteps. Several categories are available for order from RedMart, including food cupboard, beverages, alcohol, baby, health & beauty, household, as well as pet care.
How does it work? Simply head to RedMart website and start adding your daily groceries to your online shopping cart. Once you have paid for the items, select the delivery time slot and have them delivered to your house at your convenience. This way, you do not have to head to the physical shopping outlets and lug your groceries all the way back home.
RedMart has been growing very well since its initial launch in end 2011. According to a TechCrunch report last year, the company made $5 million in annual revenue from over 10,000 registered customers who can choose from 8,000 products on the site.
It now has over 105 employees with the majority of them working in its 60,000 square feet warehouse. The startup has hired executives from companies like eBay, Webvan, and Viki, and will add another 36,000 square feet of warehouse space next month.
The company has also been receiving great reviews from satisfied customers.
With the proliferation of technology in our lives, things are getting more convenient every day. There’s almost a website or an app for everything you want to do.
Need to turn your photos into beautiful print products? PixaRoll and Apple can help you do that. Too busy to handle small tasks? Supahands can give you a hand. Need a better way for you to organize meet-ups and gathering with your friends? There’s Makan Kaki. Need food to be delivered to your doorsteps? There’s foodpanda.
You get the point.
Sometimes we can’t help but wonder, are we making real good use of technology? Is technology making us lazier?