We’re shipping Grosh version 1.3 today, with a number of changes based on inputs from our users. Amongst them is the introduction of prices in Grosh.
Price on your items
Grosh previously had a comment field for your shopping items that could e.g. be used for entering prices. But in order for us to build in richer functionality on prices, we’ve decided to introduce prices throughout the app as separate fields. So now you can specify the price for items under details, e.g. to ensure you find the item on sale. The price is also shown in a white box in the right hand side of the shopping list.
We’re working on integrating ads into Grosh, so the price field will be automatically set in the future for items added from ads.
Price on your trips
Grosh tries to make sense of your data e.g. by automatically generating trips containing items marked as bought at a specific geo-location within a certain timeframe. The shopping trips you’ve performed can be seen on the history page.
If you long press a trip on the history page, you can see the details for the trip. The details have now been extended to list the number of items bought and the price for these items. If you’ve filled in the price for 50% or more of the items, Grosh will sum up and show a total for you. You can also enter the amount spent on the trip manually for your records.
Optional badge on app icon
On the app icon, we show a badge with the number of items on the current grocery list. If you’d rather not see this information, you can now turn this off using a toggle on the Settings screen.
Easier to select store
Grosh asks you permission to access your gps location. Grosh uses this to learn where stores are located and then sort your shopping list for each individual store. Previously, if there were several stores nearby, you had to look for a question mark in the title of Grosh, and press it to select store. This has now changed so an icon appears top right instead and selection takes place on a new separate screen. We hope this is less intrusive and more consistent with the rest of the app, and it also allows you to click the list name to change lists even though there are many stores nearby.
Easier to accept invites
Some users have had trouble finding the button to accept invite codes. We’ve added a new button on the Sharing page to do this as supplement to the existing possibilities to enter the code during signup and under Settings.
So all in all, a lot of improvements on the core features in Grosh. We will continue this work, so make sure you send us your inputs to help us create the perfect grocery app.
The Grosh Team