Make Your Grocery Shopping Easier with RedMart

V is one of those grocery shoppers who enjoys going to the supermarket every week. When I first started grocery shopping with him (then boyfriend), I wanted to rip my hair out. He was too detailed in his product selections, he was an extreme couponer, and lastly, he was constantly forgetting things.

I’ve to admit that I’m not a big fan of grocery shopping. I never spend more than an hour in the supermarket. When Little Edison came along, I pretty much left all the grocery shopping to V. It’s no fun doing grocery shopping with a kid in tow, waiting for 20 minutes in the checkout line, with a crowd pushing their way past me in the aisle every single minute!

When I was introduced to RedMart, Singapore’s latest online supermarket, I was thrilled with the fact that I could order my groceries online and have them delivered to my doorstep free-of-charge. Yup, you read it right! It’s free delivery for orders above $75. It’s better than having a battalion of helpers to carry your groceries for you.

I was also amazed at how user-friendly the website is. Even if you don’t do online shopping often, you’ll find that RedMart’s website is very easy to navigate. It’s really “idiot-proof”, even for a newbie shopper!

Here’s what I really like about RedMart’s website:

1. Items are cleanly organized into instinctive categories

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Just as how products in a conventional supermarket are shelved into sections, the items on RedMart’s website are cleanly organized into instinctive categories. Each category is further broken down into sub-categories so I don’t have to scroll down the entire page to search for an item.

2. The easy and all-convenient SEARCH function

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If you’re too lazy to browse by categories, simply enter a keyword onto the search function and you’ll get a list of matches that may be relevant to you seamlessly.

3. A saved grocery list to remember my past orders

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One unique feature on RedMart’s website is the “My List” program which operates like a standard grocery list. Every time I make a purchase, the items will be automatically added to my list.

This saved grocery list helps me to remember my past orders. The last order dates were also captured. With just a few clicks, I can be on my way to restocking the kitchen without scouring several sections of the website.

It’s truly a time-saver, especially if you routinely buy the same products.

4. Ability to select the delivery timing

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You don’t want to wait at home for the entire day to receive your groceries. That’s right! That is why RedMart allows their customers to select their two hours delivery time slot. The earliest delivery time and date are also stated at the top of the website for easy reference.

5. Easy access to sale items

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Last but not least, the on-sale items are neatly categorized and displayed at the navigation bar. For the bargain hunters, this is where I would recommend you to start shopping.

How about the shopping process, you may ask.

First time customers can create an account by entering an e-mail address and password. It’s a very simple process. After that, you can begin shopping by adding desired items into your cart.

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When you’re done, select your delivery address and timing.

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The next step will be payment. RedMart accepts all major credit cards, PayPal and cheque.

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Lastly, review your order and submit it. It’s easy peasy!

Here are some good news for you!

One!   Grocery shopping is now even easier with RedMart iPhone app. Android app is under development and will be released soon too.

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Two!   Enjoy free delivery for orders above $49 (usual $75). Valid till 31 Aug 2013.

Three!   Enjoy a 10% discount off your first purchase at RedMart. Just key in the code “rm_littlesm” upon check-out.

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RedMart transforms my grocery shopping from a huge chore into a little treat. All I need is just a click! You can do it too!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by RedMart. All opinions are my own.

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Introducing RedMart – Singapore’s Latest Online Supermarket

Let me ask you a question. What is your biggest grocery nightmare? Car boot too small? Long queue at the cashier? Can’t find a $1 coin for a trolley? Whining and impatient kids? Groceries too heavy to carry? Hey, I’m sure you can add-on to my list.

I admit that I’m an impatient person, thus long queue at the cashier really turns me off. Just two weeks ago, I abandoned a trolley full of groceries at Giant VivoMart because the queue was unacceptably long!

Being a full-time working mother, weekends are precious family time for me. I don’t want to waste my time queuing to pay for my groceries. I dislike carrying heavy and bulky groceries. And I certainly hate pushing a trolley in a crowded supermarket.

If you’ve shopped for groceries online, you no doubt know how easy and fuss-free the process is. When I first discovered RedMart, Singapore’s latest online supermarket, I was thrilled with the fact that I could order my groceries online and have them delivered to my doorstep free-of-charge.

Online grocery shopping is truly a lifesaver, especially to those who have busy lives, senior citizens or parents with young kids who may just turn into wild monkeys as they enter a supermarket. There are many benefits from purchasing groceries online such as:

1. Save time and energy

I can save a lot of time and energy since I don’t have to drive to the supermarket, hunt through the parking lot, find everything that I need, queue to pay for my groceries, load the groceries into my car, and then driving home again.

2. Shop at my own convenience

I can shop at any time of the day or night, at my own convenience, regardless of what the weather outside may be, and still get everything that I need. There is no hassle of dragging the kid along with me.

Best of all, there is no embarrassing moment of bumping into a colleague or friend while wearing slippers, shorts and an oversized t-shirt at a supermarket. I’m just too lazy to dress up or even put on make-up for a supermarket trip.

3. Give my memory a rest

Every time we go for grocery shopping, the Hubby likes to ask question like this: “Is there any more peanut butter at home?” Well, there are 101 things that I can remember, except the amount of peanut butter left.

Now with online grocery shopping, I just need to walk to the kitchen and check, and then back at my computer again. There is no need to rack my brain to remember my last sandwich!

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Now, let me share with you my user experience with online shopping at RedMart. RedMart’s website is very easy to navigate. First time customers can create an account by entering an e-mail address and password, it took me less than 30 seconds to create my account.

By signing up as a member, you’ll get to know exclusive member’s promotions and RedMart deals too.

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After that, I can begin shopping by adding desired items into my cart. The items are cleanly organized into instinctive categories, just as how the products are shelved into sections in a conventional supermarket. Each category is further broken down into sub-categories so I don’t have to scroll down the entire page to search for an item.

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In addition, there is a search function where I can plug in a keyword and get a list of relevant matches seamlessly. I can search by brands or product names easily.

RedMart offers free delivery for orders above $75. Free delivery means I no longer have to struggle with bags of groceries with a kid in-tow. If you have a kid at home, hitting $75 is certainly no big deal. The earliest delivery time and date are also stated at the top of the website for easy reference.

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It took me 20 minutes to place my first online grocery order. I could have spent more than two hours to buy these groceries from a conventional supermarket. Now that I’m a registered user and am familiar with the website, the next time I order, I’m very sure that it will go much quicker.

Lastly, I have good news for all of you!

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Now, I can magic away all my groceries nightmares with RedMart. You can do it too!

Disclosure: Shopping credits were provided by RedMart for review. All opinions are my own.

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