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Panic buying across neighbourhoods in Gauteng has seen popular grocery delivery services such as Checkers Sixty60 and Bottles by Pick n Pay buckle under the load.
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.
Retailer Checkers has launched Sixty60, a new e-commerce app offering free grocery deliveries to consumers within 60 minutes of purchase.