Women lead online food shopping trend!
Indian women have come a long way from “Ghar Ka Khana” and long hours of home cooking. The modern Indian woman is versatile and smart and so are her shopping ideas. Being the budget and health regulator of her family, she prefers quality and assurance in food with just a click.
With each passing day, there is an increase in number of working class of men & women which has further lead to changed food preferences amongst the families. It has been observed that women are dynamically using the handiness of internet services for satiating their and their families’ food choices. In the light of this scenario, a comprehensive survey has been conducted across the metro cities by TastyKhana.in, a leading online food portal, which brings forward the online food habits of women in India. Having surveyed across different age groups and cities, the new study has brought a different outlook on the psyche of Indian women, especially when it comes to assuring food quality and versatility at the convenience of a click. The survey highlights some interesting facts like:
- 69% of women prefer placing order and making payments online
- ‘Bangalore’ & ‘Pune’ receives highest online food orders placed by women
A large number of food orders have been coming in from women customers. With variation in lifestyles and hectic schedules, it is becoming a challenge to keep up with the different food demands by their families. Hence, more and more women are resorting to getting food at their door step with just a click. There has been a spurt in women shoppers over the year. Today 70% of women prefer placing an online food order over phone calling and are more brand loyal, to ensure the quality of food for themselves and their families. Besides, in a country like India where food is prepared with love and care by the woman of each family, it is important to know the change in behavior of these women in terms of food choices and preferences.
As per survey conducted across the cities, more than half of women i.e., 65% like to opt for variety of food and cuisines. Further, the survey tells us that, 69% of women customers prefer making online payments and 70% of women find online order placing more convenient over calling up restaurants.
- For women customers, offers and deals is another driving factor. 77% of them look out for offers & discounts while placing food orders.
- Women customers have turned out to be more of brand loyalists and 46% of women hook to TastyKhana.in for their food requirements.
- Moreover, the survey clearly brings out the factor that ‘word of mouth’ is the most effective tool in attracting women to the brand.
‘TastyKhana.in’ is an Indian online food ordering service operating in 8 major cities in India: Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Delhi, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad. Headquartered in Pune, TastyKhana has partnered with over 5000 restaurants spreading across their national network. The online food service gives users the convenience of choosing a restaurant in their area and selects their preferred meal items by browsing through the menus on the TastyKhana website and placing the order online for delivery to the desired location.