Apps that Help with Grocery Shopping

Why use a Grocery Shopping App?

 

Grocery Shopping AppsAre you still using a pen and paper to write out your grocery lists? How many times have you left that list at home on your counter and found yourself doing the grocery shopping without it and ended up having to make a second trip to the store to purchase the items that were forgotten? This occurs frequently with those that stick to this traditional method, thankfully there is a solution to this problem. Shopping list apps for your cell phone have been created in order to assist you with this task. You don’t have to worry about leaving your shopping list at home anymore, the apps allow you to create lists quickly and easily, and they can help save you some time at the grocery store as well. Some of these apps also include barcode scanners, coupons, and the ability to share the lists with others. If you are looking to make your grocery shopping trips a bit easier, read about the Apps listed below because they will do just that.

Flipp

 

Flipp Corporation developed this great shopping app. It is free to download on through the apple app store and currently it can only be used on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, but an Android app for it should be available soon.  USA Today named this app as one for the top shopping apps in 2013. Some features of this app include the ability to browse through local circulars quickly, it notifies you if there are coupons available for the items you are searching for, you can make shopping lists so you can plan ahead and be organized and you can check them off as you put them in your cart at the store, the Discount Slider is a special feature in the app that finds you the best savings by percentage discount, so you know what store to shop at to get the most out of your hard earned money. Another great feature about this app is that it allows you to share the offers you find with your friends and family through Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and e-mail.

Free Shopping List Ease

 

Free Shopping List Ease is another great app that will help you with your grocery shopping. It allows you to create two kinds of lists, what you need to shop for at the store and what you have stored away in your cabinets. This is handy because when you see a great recipe you know right away what ingredients you have and which ones you need to purchase. You can add items to your list by searching for them or by scanning the barcodes. You can also share the list with others so they can add to your list, or have it accessible to them if they get to the store before you do. This app is just like a regular grocery list, but it has many enhancements to make your shopping trip easier.

One of the great features about this app is that it places the items on your list in line with the aisles where you find the items at the store. This feature saves people a lot of time. Another great feature is that it records the prices of the items that you add to your list so you are aware of how much you will be spending at the store. It helps you save on these items as well because it looks for coupons automatically to help you save money when possible.

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