In line with its vision to provide everyone with easy access to anything in their city, multi-category app Glovo, has entered into a strategic partnership with one of Kenya’s top grocery chains, Quickmart.
Accessible through the Glovo app, customers will be able to choose from an extensive catalog of Quickmart’s top 6,000 products, which encompasses a wide array of items, including offerings from the deli (Q-cafe) and branch-specific promotions. Products are delivered to customers within an hour after the order is placed.
(TOP: Elizabeth Mbugua, Head of Q-commerce, Glovo Kenya, interacts with one of the Glovo riders during a pick-up at a Quickmark outlet).
Duncan Kinuthia, the MD of Quickmart, noted that e-commerce has revolutionized retail and the chain wants to meet the ever-changing needs of the modern-day customer by making online shopping even easier through Glovo. He said: “Quickmart is constantly looking for ways to deliver innovative services that make customers’ daily shopping experience easier. Leveraging Glovo’s global and local expertise in the quick commerce industry, we believe this partnership will offer fast and convenient home delivery service that allows us to address our customers’ needs in the digital age.”
Speaking on the partnership, Elizabeth Mbugua, Head of Q-commerce, Glovo Kenya, mentioned that the collaboration is aimed at redefining the grocery shopping experience. She said: “To deliver on our vision, we seek partnerships with top retailers with stores widespread across our active locations. Our goal is to make grocery shopping faster, smoother and more convenient than ever before for the customer.”
“This alliance establishes Glovo as the first integrator in the market with full coverage for top grocery partners in Kenya, a testament to Glovo’s strong growth and big ambitions in Africa and beyond,” Maingi added.
The partnership covers all 12 cities where Glovo is active with plans to expand to other cities in the coming months.
Glovo is a pioneering multi-category app connecting users with businesses, and couriers, offering on-demand services from local restaurants, grocers and supermarkets, and high street retail stores. Glovo’s vision is to give everyone easy access to everything within their city, so that our users can enjoy what they want, when they want, where they want. Founded in 2015 in Barcelona, it operates across 25 countries in Europe, Central Asia, and Africa.
Quickmart is one of Kenya’s premier grocery chains, renowned for its diverse range of high-quality products and exceptional customer service. With a strong presence in various cities across Kenya, Quickmart has consistently aimed to provide customers with a seamless shopping experience and a wide array of options to meet their everyday need.