Supermarkets quickly rolling out express service
press delivery services are the latest battleground to lure in new consumers.
Woolworths began offering express services in Sydney last year and its success has resulted it being expanded across the country.
Customers can order up to 30 items from supermarkets offering the service within 4km of applicable stores. But they will have to pay a $19 delivery fee.
Woolworths’ general manager for digital innovation Faye Ilhan said it probably wouldn’t be long before the service would be available in the Sunshine State. .
“We’ve seen strong customer interest in our ultra convenient, on-demand grocery delivery service in Sydney and we’re pleased to expand the pilot service to 15 stores across Melbourne,” she said.
“While our immediate focus is embedding a fast and reliable delivery ser- vice in Sydney and Melbourne, we’ll continue to look closely at opportunities to roll it out in other cities.” Australian Retailers Association executive director Russell Zimmerman said express delivery servi-