Reliance’s JioMart is a platform, which made a debut in Google Play Store and Apple App Store a few days ago, has already become the second and third most popular app in Apple and Google’s app stores, as per App Annie. Also, the app was downloaded more than 10 lakh times within days, according to the data compiled by Appbrain. Right now, the shopping platform is said to take more than 2.5 lakh daily orders from across the country with numbers rising at a consistent rate. It has even added Sodexo meal coupons to its existing payment options in a bid to lure more customers and which makes payment option easier.
The roll-out of JioMart apps came shortly after the RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani announced the availability of the platform in the beta mode in 200 cities across the country. He further said that JioMart was handling a total of 2,50,000 transactions every day since the beginning of the pilot programme.
“JioMart is now focused on scaling its geographical reach and delivery capabilities. JioMart is obsessed with providing convenience and superior shopping experience to consumers. In addition to grocery, we will expand JioMart to cover electronics, fashion, pharmaceutical & healthcare in the days ahead. In the coming years, we will be cover many more cities, serve many more customers across India, and expand to many more categories,” he said in his speech at the company’s 43rd AGM.
For those unaware, JioMart is Reliance’s latest foray into the e-commerce space. The platform aims to connect customers with the local kirana stores in their areas. It also leverages WhatsApp for easier communication between the customer and seller.