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400 jobs to be created as Waitrose expands Deliveroo partnership

by LLB Reporter
27th Apr 21 2:10 pm

Following a “successful” trial Waitrose have expanded their partnership with Deliveroo which will create up to 400 jobs.

The number of Waitrose outlets on Deliveroo will increase from 110 to 150 across the UK following positive demand from shoppers.

James Bailey, executive director at Waitrose, said, “We have grown our online business at pace in the last year, responding to huge demand for online groceries and offering more choice in when and how people want to shop with us.

“We know convenience is key for many of our customers, and the expansion of the service with Deliveroo will play an integral role in helping us make Waitrose food more convenient than ever before.”

Carlo Mocci, chief business officer UK & Ireland at Deliveroo added, “We are delighted to announce a two-year partnership with Waitrose, alongside a nationwide expansion to 150 stores.

“Waitrose is one of the most respected and loved British companies and we are proud to expand the extremely popular Waitrose service on Deliveroo.

“As we expand further across the country, this partnership will mean more choice and selection for our customers, delivered in as little as 20 minutes, and will create even more work for riders right across the UK.”

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