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Join a Group Buy: Save More with Bulk Buy Discounts

The pandemic has transformed our lives in many aspects and it includes the way we shop. Group buying is the growing e-commerce trend when it comes to shopping for your groceries. Simply put, group buying is coming together with your neighbors, family, and friends to enjoy bulk discounts when you share orders. Is group buying worth it? If you enjoy discounts and sustainable living, then definitely yes!

What benefits do you get from group buying? Once you join a group buy as a buyer, you get discounted prices for all kinds of products. How is this possible? Here at TreeDots, we help to simplify the supply chain by connecting food suppliers who are looking for a platform to offload their surplus inventory to consumers like households and businesses! These items will be sold at discounted prices, and consumers can purchase at much lower prices when they buy in bulk

The benefits don’t stop there. Aside from saving on costs, you can help us in our advocacy to minimize food waste and food loss. Suppliers often have surplus stocks on products that are not aesthetically pleasing, which gets cosmetically filtered out and ultimately ends up in landfills. While these foods may have flaws, the nutrients you get from them are still the same as their perfect counterparts. There’s really no reason to disregard them altogether.

Now that we’ve discussed the advantages when it comes to group buying, the next question would be how exactly do you join a group buy?

Create your Account

  • Download the TreeDots Group Buy app either from the Playstore for Android users or the App Store for iOS users.
  • Sign up for a TreeDots account. Type in your particulars. Make sure all information is correct, especially your mobile number and email address. 
  • Once your OTP is keyed in, you will be redirected to the main page of the app.

Find Collection Point

  • Select a public location point with no password. 
  • Change to another location if the chosen collection point is locked with a password. These points are not open for the general public to access.
  • After selection, a welcome message will appear with a prompt to join the collection point’s dedicated WhatsApp chat group. 

Join WhatsApp Chat

  • When you join the chat, you will always be updated on our latest promotions,  exclusive deals, and other important information. 
  • Communicate easily with your community and collection point representatives (CPR) or group buy hosts on any questions you may have

Add Credit Card/Payment Details

  • Go to the “Account” section in the app.
  • Click on “Manage Account.”
  • Add a new card.
  • Key in your card information. Rest assured, your personal details are protected. 

Select Products

  • Add the products you want to purchase into your cart.
  • Go to your cart.

Check Delivery Date

  • Check with your group buy host on the WhatsApp chat for confirmation of delivery date or for any further clarification.

Use your TreeDots Voucher

  • Select “Got a voucher?” 
  • Key in voucher code. For new users, use “TDNEW5 ”
    • Terms and conditions of use are the following:
      • 3 times $5 redemption
      • Minimum of $30 spent

Review your Payment Method

  • Tap “TreeDots Pay” if you want to use TreeDots e-wallet for payment.
    • You can top up via PayNow or credit card.
    • The benefit of this feature is that you can get instant refunds.
  • Confirm and place your order.

Check Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)

  • Since this is a group buy, you will only be able to get your delivery if the MOQ of the supplier is met.
  • To better understand MOQs, you can ask your group buy host.
  • You can check the status of your order/s under the “Account” tab.
  • Once confirmed, your order/s will be reflected under “Preparing.”
  • Wait for the delivery day to collect your order/s.

COVID restrictions continue to affect our daily lives. Group buying is gaining traction with the convenience it offers compared to physical supermarkets. Imagine simply picking up your groceries from somewhere close to you like your neighbors. What’s even better is that you get to enjoy perfectly fresh and healthy produce at lower prices. What are you waiting for? Join a group buy with us today and start shopping for your groceries!