Tesco has signed an alliance with Gorillas to deliver consumer goods to UK customers in minutesThe. An agreement that, in terms of scope, robustness and objectives, should be a world first for both the delivery world and the retail sector, Beyond the commercial aspects and includes the development of physical warehouses within the British giant’s supermarkets, where cyclists will get their supplies.
Starting with the store located in Thornton Heath (Greater London), the project started on October 28 The pilot will be extended in the coming months, to serve, in the first place, the entire metropolitan area To cover the entire Tesco network, which consists in Great Britain and Ireland, of about 4,000 points of sale.
according to Adrian Frenzel, COO of Gorillas, The partnership, commercial and real estate, is pioneering and provides the strong elements of the two companies, namely the quality and assortment of Tesco and the comfort and reliability of the Gorillas service.
explain Jason Tarry, CEO of Tesco UK: “The idea of being able to reach our customers in just ten minutes is really innovative and allows consumers to shop no matter when and where, or last minute order, dinner or forgotten products while shopping.”
gorilla, which launched a new $1 billion (€855 million) funding round in October, led by Delivery Hero (Foodora, Foodpanda and other brands), Established more than 200 neighborhood warehouses since its establishment, in the spring of 2020, has It processed 4.5 million applications in the past six months, covering 9 countries and 55 cities, including Amsterdam, London, Paris, Madrid, New York, Milan and Munich.
Tesco, with 4,700 settlements in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, The last fiscal year closed with a combined trading volume of 53.4 billion pounds (63.2 billion euros), an increase of 7.1 percent.
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