Boots UK and Deliveroo have announced a new partnership launching at 14 pilot stores across the country. The partnership with Deliveroo marks its first on-demand delivery partnership.
The partnership with Deliveroo allows Boots UK to provide even greater speed to customers that need it in as little as 20 minutes.
Deliveroo’s UK customer base now has access to more than 400 Boots products on demand. The range includes:
- Medicines for minor ailments such as coughs and colds, hay fever and mild pain.
- Bestselling beauty including No7, The Inkey List and CeraVe.
- Toiletries and skincare favourites like tampons, deodorant and body lotion
- Baby essentials from nappies to milk formula as well as children’s medicines like Calpol.
- Food and drink options with an assortment of sandwiches, snacks and drinks.
Boots have said they saw a continued rise in online sales during successive lockdowns. Orders on boots.com were up 85% between 1st March 2020 and 1st March 2021 compared to the same period the previous year and continue on a strong trajectory.
Paula Bobbett, Director of boots.com at Boots UK, said:
“We are very excited about this new partnership with Deliveroo and have carefully selected over 400 products for its launch to help our customers get the things they need, when they need them. It will be super handy for times when you need something urgently but can’t leave the house, like if you’re feeling unwell or are looking after your kids. Our online business continues to grow and this partnership offers our customers a new way to access our products quickly and easily.”
Carlo Mocci, Chief Business Officer UKI at Deliveroo, added:
“We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Boots in 14 stores across the country. Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer and the top consumer choice for high-quality and popular products. This partnership will mean more choice and selection for our consumers, delivered in as little as 20 minutes, and will create more work for riders across the UK.”
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