4. Just Eat and Getir agree European rapid grocery delivery tie up
Just Eat Takeaway.com is partnering with rapid delivery company Getir across Europe.
As part of this, the latter’s entire product portfolio will be integrated into Just Eat Takeaway.com’s marketplace and will be delivered directly by Getir couriers.
The partnership will kick off in Germany next week, with approximately 2.000 items ready for customers to buy online from all Getir stores, through Lieferando’s app and website.
It will be rolled out to other European markets including the UK, Spain, Italy and France, in the coming weeks.
5. Giant Tiger rips out online retail technology stack, replaces with Shopify Plus
Canadian discount store chain, Giant Tiger, has launched a new website and an end to end tech stack replacement.
In a LinkedIn post, Simon Rodrigue, SVP & Chief Digital Officer at Giant Tiger, said: “Excited to be working with Shopify on the Shopify Plus platform building out an experience to help Canadians save with a smile.”
He added: “Thanks to all of the teams at Giant Tiger, our lead development partners at Diff and our technology partners at Algolia, Contentful, Segment, ShipHero, Akeneo, Sitation, 6 River Systems, Alumworks, Noibu, Yotpo, Klaviyo, Gorgias, Plobal Apps – it takes a powerful team, dedicated to a cause to make it happen.”
In a Twitter post, Aaron Rubin, Founder and CEO at ShipHero, described the project as “the biggest Shopify ecosystem news you haven’t heard”.