Are you a perfume seller? Are you facing a business crisis due to the Global pandemic? Has safety measures like social distancing and lockdown forced your customer to avoid visiting your store? Do you know you can digitize your business and reach the right customer base? No?  Don’t worry, we have got you covered.

In this article, we will break the whole process of developing a perfume delivery app from scratch. So if you want to know everything about digitizing your perfume business, then WELCOME ABOARD! Also, if you wish to directly connect with our experienced developer for developing perfume shopping delivery apps, connect with us here. 

How to make an app like Tatayab?

We will start the whole process by understanding how to create a Lean canvas model for your application. We will take the example of an app that has created a considerable buzz in the perfume delivery industry. We are talking about “TATAYAB” Tatayab is the largest online perfume selling platform based in Dubai. 

However, they only sell perfume, but they have many different sections where they sell personal care products, skincare products, and many more cosmetic products. The range of fragrances they have in their app is commendable. So, let’s talk about creating the lean canvas model for developing an app like Tatayab

Lean Canvas Model 

Whether you are new in the business or your business already exists in the market, creating a business plan will increase the management of your idea. The lean canvas is nothing but a well- researched business plan based on the various target markets. 

By creating a lean canvas model, you will be able to find out customer’s pain points, eliminate risk factors, and many more things. 

Functional Document for your startup idea

After deciding the lean canvas model for your business, the development partner will create a Functional document for your application. This functional document will describe all the features and functionalities you want in your application. 

Now, you must be wondering why you should create your functional document? Well, the functional document will help you discover if your application is providing enough functionalities or not.  

Not only for you, but the functional documentation is equally necessary for designers and developers because it helps developers track features and functionalities, which will eventually lead them to create quality software for you. 

Handful of features 

Now that you know why Functional documentation is essential, you should also know that to create a robust perfume delivery application, and you will need to conclude what features and functionalities you’ll need.

Are you confused about what to choose? Let us tell you what features you’ll need to develop an on-demand perfume delivery app.

(Please note: What features we suggest here are absolutely fundamental, but you can add more features according to your business needs and preferences.)

Features of user app

Features of user app 

  • Hassle-free user registration
  • Search option 
  • Easy and accessible menu 
  • Wish list option
  • Advanced product catalog
  • Exquisite product images 
  • Social media option for login/signup
  • Discounts, offers, and promo codes
  • Feedback/ Review & Rating
  • Multiple payment options
  • Option for cash on delivery 
  • Appropriate content
  • In-app messaging solution
  • 24/7 Customer support
  • Customized notification
  • Wide range of perfumes for male and female
  • Feedback and iteration

Delivery app features

  • Stress-free registration
  • Create a user profile 
  • Accept or decline orders
  • Geolocation integration
  • Real-time status
  • GPS navigation
  • Push notifications

Admin panel features

  • Manage orders
  • Manage payments
  • Manage offers and discounts
  • Product management
  • Push notifications
  • Handling the feedbacks

So, these are the primary features you’ll need to create a significant perfume delivery app.  Now that you know what a feature list is and how to create a functional document, it’s time to move ahead to the design segment.

Wireframing and designing the app

Wireframing and designing the app 

In order to create a robust perfume Shopping Delivery App Development, you will need significant wireframing and designing. Designing and wireframing is an essential part of developing an application. Wonder why? Because according to a statistic, there are millions of applications on both the dominant app platform. 

If you ask us why you should focus on good design, then we will say that Design and visuals are the first things your users are going to interact with. Hence it is imperative to invest in good design; your users will love Clear, concise, and consistent visuals. 

Technology Stack to build an app like Tatayab

Developing a mobile application is not going to be an easy task; all the other steps that we discussed earlier are still easy to conclude. But when it comes to the development part, it’s a bit tricky. 

However, the technology stack is something your development partner will conclude after you decide the features and design of your application. To develop an agile application, you should also know the technology stack. 

The list mentioned below is the technology stack you’ll need to build a robust perfume delivery system. 

  • CSS3 and Bootstrap: For the front development
  • Python and JavaScript: For an intuitive interface
  • AngularJS: for the back end
  • Java: For Android platform
  • Swift: For the iOS platform
  • Facebook SDK: For social media sign in
  • Postgres, HBase, MongoDB, or Cassandra: For database management

The team required for development

When you develop an application for your business, obviously, you will need your app to stand firm against your competitors, right? So, what is the essential part of developing a fantastic app? Well, we would say it is the team structure you decide for app development

If you choose a fantastic perfume shopping delivery app development company, you can rest assured that your project will be in the experienced and skilled hands. 

  • Project Manager 

The project manager will keep all the records of how the development process is going on. The project manager will keep you updated on what point your project measures up to and will take care of the whole project steps. In short, the project management and the delivery milestone will go hand in hand. 

  • UI/UX Designer 

The UI/UX designer will create all the wireframes and take care of your mobile app’s user experience and user interface.  He will create user-friendly, engaging, and high-quality design to keep your users hooked to your app. 

  • Software Engineer 

A software engineer will provide all the solutions you need for your app development process on the particular platform you choose. Software Engineer is the primary person for the development of your application. You can’t implement anything without them.

  • QA Engineer

QA engineers are responsible for the Quality assurance & User testing of your application. Also, they are the one who detects all the bugs and mistakes. QA specialists will keep track of your app’s flow before you launch the app in the market. 

Cost to develop a perfume delivery app like TATAYAB

Now, in the end, let’s discuss the most critical part, which is Cost variation. Calculating the cost of developing an app is the hardest part. Initially, it is hardly possible to conclude the price because it depends on the various factors. 

The cost of developing a perfume delivery system will depend on how you choose the development method, Location of the company, Hourly charge of the particular company, Complexity of the app, Number of screens, Platform you want, Backend infrastructure & App administration, Design, and visuals, and last but not least Maintenance of the app. 

 If we consider all the factors mentioned above, as per the mobile app development companies, it costs around $100,000 and $500,000 to create an application that could be complex or heavy. On the other hand, it costs only $10,000 to $50,000 to create an app that is simpler and fulfills the market needs.

Don’t forget your app is the out-lay of your business, and it should be at a price you can afford.

Deployment & maintenance

Software deployment is the last and final process in app development. This process is a big time saver in terms of installation. It will unfold all the essential things that your app will need to run. The deployment of software will monitor all the user actions. 

It will allow you to access detailed insights of user activities that will happen in your app. This way, you can do all the user activity analysis, observe user patterns, conclude user problems, and keep track of engagement. It is safe to say that deployment will help you improve your business. 

Final words 

After you decide to take your perfume business online and decide on what kind of audience you are targeting, you can follow these steps. If you follow these exact steps, we assure you that you will end up with a significant result. 

However, it is advisable to maintain your application from time to time because it will allow you to improve your services/products. 

We hope this article will help you better understand the whole process of developing an on-demand app from scratch. However, if you have any questions you can always contact us, we would love to hear from you.

If you need more precise estimation, feel free to reach out to us.