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Carrefour is set to open 2000 e-commerce stores in France

The initiative is mainly focusing on medium-sized cities which up until now haven’t had access to Carrefour’s whole offering

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Carrefour is set to open 2000 e-commerce stores in France. Source: shutterstock.com

Carrefour has announced it is ready to increase the number of its French stores and outlets providing e-commerce services to 2000 before the end of 2021.

According to the report, these stores will have drive pick-up points that can be accessed by car or pedestrian drives. In addition, Carrefour will offer services such as next-day home delivery or one-hour express delivery.

In fact, a next-day home delivery service will be offered by the Carrefour stores of 330 cities. As to the express delivery service, it will be available in the Carrefour stores of 200 cities by the end of 2021.

Last year spelt a major change in consumer habits – particularly regarding e-commerce", The drive model has long been the dominant one – particularly for families with children. The way we use e-commerce is now more varied, with customers now wanting a wider range of services. To meet these new needs, we are building France's first e-commerce network, leveraging the complementary nature of our formats and the strength of our convenience store network
Élodie Perthuisot, Carrefour's e-commerce and digital transformation director

Carrefour stated that by the end of March, it will have 17 new stores offering a home-delivery service, thus serving 69 new communes.

We’ve reported that Carrefour acquired Walmart’s former business in Brazil.

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