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South African retail giant Pick n Pay said on Tuesday that it is acquiring on-demand online grocery service Bottles.
Having long lagged behind much of the world in terms of e-commerce, South African retailers have been doing a roaring trade online as consumers shy away from shops during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pick n Pay now allows customers to deposit money directly into their own bank accounts at till points thanks to a partnership with Mastercard, Visa and Absa.
Pick n Pay has announced that its customers can now send digital grocery vouchers, allowing others to have access to essential items and encouraging contactless transactions during this time.
“Everything is digital now. Going digital was only a discussion point for many businesses but now it’s the only reality.”
Pick n Pay said on Friday that it is introducing scan-and-pay technology at till points nationwide so customers don’t have to touch point-of-sale terminals during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, supermarket giant Pick n Pay is upping the ante in South Africa’s online retail game by launching a same-day grocery delivery service in partnership with Bottles.
Nedbank, Vodacom and now retail giant Pick n Pay are among the growing list of South African companies to back the locally made Mara phone.