The available range is “five times the size of most other immediacy services” Ocado Retail said.
// Ocado Retail opens its third Zoom delivery site in Leyton, east London
// Delivery fees start from 99p and there is a delivery promise that if an order is late, there is no delivery charge for a customer’s next order
The joint venture between Marks & Spencer and Ocado Group – Ocado Retail has opened its third one-hour delivery service site in east London as “part of a wider rollout of Zoom sites across the UK”.
The on-demand service is available in some London areas as the first site opened in Acton, west London in 2019, followed by the launch of Canning town this year and there are plans to open the first site outside London in Leeds “in the coming months”.
The Leyton site will create 130 new jobs across a range of roles including team leaders, drivers and warehouse staff and like other Zoom by Ocado sites, will offer shoppers over 10,000 products for delivery within 60 minutes or a one-hour slot of a customer’s choosing.
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The available range is “five times the size of most other immediacy services” Ocado Retail said, comprising food and drink from the M&S range, Ocado’s own-label range, brands and meal deals, “plus hyper-local suppliers”.
Head of Zoom by Ocado George Dean said: “We believe rapid delivery shouldn’t mean compromising on product range, value or quality – our existing customers tell us they love the wide range available,”
“We can’t wait to bring all this and more to Leyton now, and Leeds in the coming months.”
New customers in Leyton are being offered 30% off their first order and delivery fees start from 99p, in addition, there is a delivery promise that if an order is late, there is no delivery charge for a customer’s next order.