Deliveroo partners with convenience retailer Spar

Deliveroo has penned a deal with convenience retailer Spar as the latter looks to meet consumer demand for ultra-fast delivery.

The deal covers all 2,160 Spar stores in England, Scotland and Wales with shoppers expected to receive their orders in under 20 minutes.

Shoppers can purchase up to 2000 food and drink products from the Deliveroo platform.

To begin with, the partnership will launch with 66 stores, “with the ambition to onboard as many independent and company owned stores as possible”.

“This deal will enable Spar stores to continue their rapid expansion into on-demand delivery. Local communities are at the heart of Spar and our mission is to provide shoppers with choice and access to essential items,” Spar UK strategy and operations director Lee Johnson said.

“During the years of the pandemic, Spar stores around the UK extended their service to communities by providing a variety of e-commerce delivery and call & collect solutions to local consumers. We are looking to accelerate this trend and cater to even more customers in the vicinity of Spar stores by partnering with Deliveroo.

“Our partnership with Deliveroo will enable us to reach more customers, meet their ever-changing shopping habits and drive significant revenue uplift for stores.

“As our visibility on the Deliveroo platform grows, so will the opportunity for us to differentiate from our competitors,” he added.

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