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    Co-op trials online home delivery in Northern Ireland

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    Co-op and Snappy Shopper have teamed-up to embarked on a local store-to-door trial in Northern Ireland to further expand access to the convenience retailer’s quick and convenient online home delivery of groceries.

    The trial, launched from Co-op’s Shankill Road, Belfast, and now extended to the convenience retailer’s store in Kings Road, Gilnahirk, forms part of Co-op’s approach to grow its online offer, with a focus on quick convenience where orders are picked fresh in its local stores and delivered quickly in the community.

    George Hayworth, Head of Online Development, Co-op, said, “Working with Snappy Shopper fits with our quick and convenient approach to ecommerce – a model which sees products picked fresh in the local store, so the high street store benefits from increased online demand.

    “We continually look for new ways to expand and grow our online offer, and are pleased to launch a trial with Snappy Shopper to provide increased customer choice and access to our products -serving our member-owners and customers close to our stores with what they want and need, when and where they need it.”

    Mike Callachan, CEO, Snappy Shopper, said, “Expanding into Northern Ireland with Co-op marks the next step in our q-commerce strategy – supporting retailers to drive sales with our seamless technology, and helping consumers with convenient access to groceries. Working with retailers such as Co-op provides shoppers with even more choice when it comes to home delivery solutions.”

    Deliveries during the trial with Snappy Shopper are priced at just 99p, with orders delivered to homes and workplaces within approximately a 2.5 mile radius of the stores in as little as under 60 minutes.

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