Which online ordering platform is best for your retail business?

Consumer demand for home delivery and click and collect services is soaring, and as retailers seek out solutions many are confused as to which online ordering system is best for their businesses.

Mercury Order has compiled a table to compare multiple features such as software integration and pricing to help you determine the best online ordering system for you and your customers as the winter lockdowns continue to take their toll.


The Mercury Order Story

Mercury Order was created during the Covid-19 crisis to help protect staff and customers of small retailers while promoting responsibility around social distancing. The software was born out a need to protect people by facilitating essential, local, convenience shopping in a safe and easy way.

Whether, you run a butchers, a deli, a grocers, a bakery, a dark kitchen, direct-to-consumer warehouse, or similar retail business, Mercury Order offers the perfect solution to adapt to a very much transformed consumer landscape.

Mercury Order is the ideal solution for tough times of social distancing and isolation, but it is also a perfect solution for securing the future of shopping local in your community.

Mobile Usability

More than half (52%) of online traffic is on mobile. Mercury Order is a state-of-the-art online ordering platform developed for lightning-fast and super-easy use on mobile devices as well as desktops. Retailers have trialled and tested our logistics and technology to ensure the best user experience possible for your customers. See for yourself by requesting a free, 15 minute demo.

Mercury Order shopping experience

 Mercury Order gives your customers fast and easy online ordering with minimum set up time and investment by you, the retailer. Your customers simply choose their products and checkout, selecting a collection or delivery slot – it really is that simple.

Customers can choose to pay instore or by credit or debit card. Once payment is complete, both you and your customers receive a confirmation email containing all details of the order.

Customers can also view previous orders to quickly duplicate or amend them for fast re-ordering.

Mercury Order retailer experience

To get started, retailers simply log in and set up an fully customised store in less than an hour. Products can be instantly uploaded in bulk via spreadsheet or through your inventory system. Product details such as recommended retail price, sale price, categories and more can be easily edited as required. Customising your store couldn’t be easier.

You can upload your store logo, corporate colours, homepage images, business information and store locations in seconds.

Managing Mercury Order is easy

The online store dashboard for retailers clearly displays the orders placed, deliveries pending and collections due. Collection and delivery slots can be quickly pre-selected by you to maximise good customer service and promote efficient store-management.

Pickers have instant access to the important information to print, view or edit while easily processing their customers home delivery or collection.    

Would you like to stabilise your retail business in a time of uncertainty through e-commerce? Request a free demo here to get your business selling online today.

Of you’d prefer to speak with one of our team about your free demo or free set-up, call NI +44 28 7122 8820  ; UK +44 333 241 44 22; ROI +353 1 247 5294