Website Design for a grocery in Dubai
Nowadays, everything is moving forward much faster than before. As a matter of fact, all businesses of any type, should be presented online, so if you own a business, a company or even a small retail, you need to make it online as soon as possible. To do so, you will obviously need a website first. In this series of articles, we will explain the details of websites required for some specific businesses. We, through this article, will explain the features and information you may need to develop a website for your grocery store.
Dubai, as the commercial hub of the MENA region, has been experiencing rapid growth over the past two decades. Many multinational companies and well-known brands across different industries are either doing business in Dubai, or have their regional office established in such an amazing city. Besides, Dubai is known as the house of many luxurious hotels and shopping malls along with nice beaches, that makes Dubai, a very popular tourism destination.
Hence, the demand for almost every kind of service and product has always been on a rising trend. Likewise, the market for the food and drink industry is busy and will become even busier in the future.
In such a busy market, the demand for online supply for daily food and drink is increasing, as people are more interested to shop online. Hence, if you own a grocery store, you must take it online sooner or later, as the market forces you to do so.
Grocery Website Features
There are some features that are needed for a grocery store website to be considered and applied as listed below:
1- Animated Slider: an animated slider with relevant photos to introduce your services and products.
2- A page with your contact details and LOCATION. The location should be embedded in Google Maps for mobile users who want to navigate directly from your website into maps.
3- Product categories must be designed and well-presented on your landing page.
4- An advanced search tool is needed for a grocery store website, due to the wide range of products on offer.
5- If you provide services that need more explanations, a single page should be allocated to every single service for its further explanation.
6- In case you provide meat and deli products, a separate page should be in place to show all health certificates.
7- You as the business owner, might be thinking of some special offers from time to time. A landing page can be created for such events when required.
8- In case needed, a blog can be very beneficial, as it will be the heart of the SEO plan for your grocery store website.
9- Think Out of the BOX: You can always come up with new ideas for your grocery store and we are always here to convert your ideas to reality. You just let us know what changes you need to make to your website and we will get back to you with a solution that suits you.
Grocery website FAQ
What kind of design should be used for a grocery store website?
The first and the only target of a grocery store website is to attract customers, so a grocery store website should be designed to be attractive and innovative. Besides, the website should be user friendly and easy to work with. Furthermore, mobile responsiveness is a must these days, as the majority of users navigate through the internet by using their mobile phones. Also, the fonts, coloring and the appearance of the website should be in line with the nature of business. In our case, which is designing a website for a grocery store, green and blue colors would work well. Besides, the categorization of the products must be done precisely and accompanied with appropriate products lists and high-quality photos. You must avoid using templates or copy from a similar website as your business would look unprofessional and untrustworthy. It is highly recommended to hire a professional web designer to design your website of the highest quality possible.
Which CMS should be used to create a website for a grocery store?
Market participants have different thoughts on which CMS should be used when designing a website. Here in Websima DMCC, we use WordPress to design your website. Even though WordPress is not the best CMS to be used, we would like to assure you that WordPress would work absolutely well for a grocery store website. Therefore, we would highly recommend WordPress to be used as an appropriate CMS, when it comes to designing a website for a grocery store.
How long does it take to build a website for a grocery store?
The length of the project can only be estimated after having a deep understanding of your business, your needs and the required features. However, as a guesstimate, it takes 4 weeks to design a simple website and it can go up to 3 months to design a multi-page and full featured website for a grocery store. We suggest you read the How long does it take to create a website in Dubai article for more information.
How much does it cost to create a website for a grocery store?
The cost also depends on the type of website and number of features required to be added to your website. The cost will be as little as AED 5,000 for a simple website and will most likely go up to AED 40,000 for a full feature grocery store website. We suggest you read the How Much Does a Website Cost in Dubai article to understand the website prices.
Does Websima provide web design services for a grocery store?
Yes, we do! We have a professional and talented team on board. We are capable of creating one page and simple websites as well as complicated websites with all features required for a grocery store. You just need to contact us and book for a free consultation meeting, so we will have a deep understanding of your needs and will get back to you with our offer accordingly.