Grocemania pledges not to charge retailers 'unacceptable fees'

Grocemania pledges not to charge retailers
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Online delivery provider Grocemania has pledged to side with retailers by not charging Deliveroo’s ‘unacceptable fees’. 

More than 32 retailers, including Londis and Budgens stores, across London are registered with Grocemania. 

Like Deliveroo, products are ordered online, then packed by a third-party courier, but Grocemania doesn’t charge a £400 joining fee, and makes money from a £2.50 delivery charge. 

Founder Askar Bulegenov told RN participating stores process up to 12 orders of £22 per week, on average. “It’s unacceptable Deliveroo is charging small businesses so much money,” he said.

The trend comes as Uber Eats’ UK and Ireland general manager, Toussaint Wattinne, said the firm has to “engage more retailers” to fuel its growth.  

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By Alex Yau 28 Jan, 2019

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  • By AJay 30 Jan, 2019
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    Ive seen one of their drivers probably even the director of the company a few weeks ago with the jacket spitting on the floor and they talk about environment, hypocritical company but they deliver the juice when you need it. Not a big deal! 2.5/5

  • By Sirius 30 Jan, 2019
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    I agree with Adam, theyve been great with me even though one time it took them almost 2 hours to deliver but they did eventually!

  • By Adam 30 Jan, 2019
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    Not sure what Sarah and Daniel are on about. They're probably only online trolls with nothing better to do with their trivial lives. I for one am a regular customer of Grocemania and they have shown an absolutely brilliant service. Their app is incredibly user-friendly and the product list has everything you need for your daily purposes. The checkout process ran smooth and the delivery arrived 40 minutes after I placed my order (not even an hour!) And this was after 1:00am when local shops were closed and it was way beyond their service hours, yet they delivered with a wide smile on their faces. This is by far one of the best delivery services I have used and I highly recommend it to everyone! Don't listen to the haters!

  • By Adam 30 Jan, 2019
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    Not sure what Sarah and Daniel are on about. They're probably only online trolls with nothing better to do with their trivial lives. I for one am a regular customer of Grocemania and they have shown an absolutely brilliant service. Their app is incredibly user-friendly and the product list has everything you need for your daily purposes. The checkout process ran smooth and the delivery arrived 40 minutes after I placed my order (not even an hour!) And this was after 1:00am when local shops were closed and it was way beyond their service hours, yet they delivered with a wide smile on their faces. This is by far one of the best delivery services I have used and I highly recommend it to everyone! Don't listen to the haters!

  • By Sarah 30 Jan, 2019
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    Hi i used to be a regular customer with this grossmania until i realized they charge 10-20% more than the actual prices in-store!!!!! It is students making money out of us just another typical business taking advantage of people like us its so unfair!!

  • By Daniel 30 Jan, 2019
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    Actually this company only has an online presence they are not making sales please remove this post asap, its bad for business!

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