Sainsbury’s has announced that they will deliver 700,000 online grocery orders a week by the end of October.
The supermarket giant said that this will represent a “doubling” of thei online capacity since the beginning of March.
Sainsbury’s are also extending their online delivery times, starting early morning orders half an hour earlier from 6:30am.
Late night deliveries will be dropped off right up until 11:30pm, which is half an hour later than previously available.
Nigel Blunt, Director of eCommerce at Sainsbury’s said, “Doubling our groceries online orders in six months to 700,000 is an incredible milestone.
“It has been a huge team effort and also demonstrates the strength and flexibility of our online model.
“Over the past six months, customers have adapted to shopping increasingly online and we’re hearing really positive feedback from shoppers using this service.”