Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is leaving no stone unturned to accelerate the rollout of JioMart. Having already carved a way for itself in over 200 cities, JioMart has now enabled a multipurpose point of service (POS) services to facilitate smooth transactions between stores and the customers.
During the 43rd annual general meeting of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani emphasized that Reliance Smart shop, a platform for customers and kirana stores, will work hand-in-hand with and WhatsApp to create more growth opportunities for kirana stores in India. He said, “JioMart and WhatsApp will be working closely to create growth opportunities for millions of Indian small merchants and enable customers seamlessly transact with kirana shops.” Having crossed a whopping 250,000 orders a day, the Reliance online grocery store will soon be offering electronics, fashion, pharmaceutical, and healthcare products to consumers all across India.
Working on the problems faced by the local kirana stores, including limited product range, space, and delivery challenges among others, the partnership JioMart will aid kirana stores to expand its earnings. It is important to note that JioMart, like other online delivery channels, will essentially act as an aggregator between customers and nearby grocery stores. JioMart acts as a procurement and delivery channel between manufacturers and merchants.
What is JioMart?
Proclaimed as India’s most convenient online grocery channel, JioMart offers the consumers’ the convenience of shopping everything from the comfort of your home. From fresh fruits & vegetables, to rice, dals, oil, packaged food, dairy item, frozen, pet food as well as household cleaning items & personal care products, the single virtual store makes shopping simple, and safe, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With Facebook-owned WhatsApp being at the core of JioMart’s operations, the company is looking to take orders through WhatsApp. To make it convenient for all the customers, the tie-up with Whatsaspp will enable those customers who are not comfortable with digital channels to place orders with JioMart.
In another news, the top telecom operator also announced that the company has made a complete 5G solution from “scratch” Jio 5G will be launched for consumers in 2021 in India, and if all goes well, it will be sourced to other nations as well. Jio 5G will set a precedent for “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” and all of its services are entirely “Made in India”.