Coronavirus: Sainsbury’s pilots deliveries from ‘dark’ c-stores

Sainsburys Chop Chop delivery riders

Sainsbury’s is testing home deliveries through its rapid Chop Chop service from ‘dark’ convenience stores.

The grocer’s speedy fulfilment option, which delivers orders to customers’ home via bicycles, had been temporarily suspended while it focused on keeping stores stocked.

But Sainsbury’s has reintroduced the delivery option from its Blackfriars convenience store as part of a trial.

The supermarket giant said the move would help it to expand delivery capacity and provide shoppers with “another way to access essential grocery and household items”.

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