Uber Technologies, Inc. announced that users in select Latin American and Canadian cities can now order groceries through the Uber and Uber Eats apps in partnership with Cornershop, which Uber acquired last year. This marks Uber’s and Cornershop’s first integrated grocery delivery experience.
Effective immediately, shoppers in select cities in Latin America, Canada and coming later this month, the United States, can find grocery delivery opportunities through both Uber and Uber Eats apps, furthering Uber’s vision of bringing people closer to the things they need, all in one place.
“Today’s product integration marks an important step in our partnership with the team at Cornershop to bring grocery delivery to millions of consumers on the Uber platform,” said Raj Beri, Uber’s Global Head of Grocery. “Uber started on the premise that people should be able to more easily get to the places they need to go, and to people they care about. This has since evolved to connecting people to food from their favorite local restaurants, and we are thrilled to bring our product expertise to the world of grocery alongside the Cornershop team.”
Cornershop’s technology brings new expertise to Uber’s delivery efforts, and establishes key grocery delivery partnerships in Latin America, and more recently in the United States and Canada. With this new integration, grocery orders placed on Uber and Uber Eats will be facilitated and delivered by Cornershop team members.
"We launched Cornershop almost exactly five years ago today, and it's hard to imagine a better way to celebrate our anniversary than joining forces with the best on-demand platform around. We couldn’t be more excited to work with Uber to take our mission to millions,” said Oskar Hjertonsson, Founder and CEO of Cornershop. “Uber is the perfect partner to bring on-demand groceries from incredible merchant partners at the touch of a button across the Americas.”
Uber plans to roll out improvements to the grocery experience for shoppers and merchants alike globally throughout the summer of 2020 and beyond.