Tesco has expanded its Whoosh rapid delivery service to 1,000 stores, exceeding its rollout target by 25%.

Tesco Whoosh order tracker

Tesco launched rapid delivery service Whoosh in May 2021

As revealed by Retail Week, Tesco first launched the online service in May 2021 at the height of the expansion of rapid delivery. The service is now available from half its store estate of Express convenience stores across the UK.

Tesco had set a target of offering Whoosh from 800 stores by the end of February 2023 but has exceeded that target by 200 stores.

The Olympia Express store in the London borough of Hammersmith became the 1,000th store to offer rapid grocery delivery.

Whoosh customers can order from a list of 2,500 to 4,500 essential products in as little as 30 minutes, with delivery set at £2.99 on orders of £15 or more.

Head of Whoosh Greg Bertrand said: “Our Whoosh service is rolling out at a rapid pace, opening in two Express stores a day on average this year.

“We’ve beaten our own target and we are seeing growing evidence that customers love the quality, speed and convenience of the service.

“We are getting faster and our availability is at a consistently high level. Whether it is a missing ingredient as you start to prepare a meal or ordering a Finest meal deal to eat that night, Whoosh can quickly come to the rescue.”

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