Snappy Shopper has signed a partnership with PayPoint to make it easier for convenience retailers to offer home delivery.
From July, the partnership will provide PayPoint’s 17,800 convenience retail partners with the ability to offer home delivery or click & collect, along with a way to accept customer payments for the orders.
The PayPoint One system will integrate directly with the Snappy Shopper platform, with no additional technology or hardware necessary.
Retailers will need to pass a suitability test to ensure a store has the potential to operate a delivery service profitably. Following the checks, each retailer will be able to offer the Snappy Shopper service to customers.
“We’re excited to be partnering with PayPoint, to continue our mission to give more communities on demand access to the products of local businesses,” said Snappy Group COO Mark Steven.
“Integrating the Snappy Shopper platform with PayPoint’s EPoS makes it considerably more efficient for retailers to fulfil their home delivery orders with us and increases the potential revenue uplift. Our platform is based on genuine partnership and mutual benefit, and we are pleased that, together with PayPoint, we can equip retailers with an affordable and high-performing tech solution to compete in the fast-changing home delivery market.”
PayPoint CEO Nick Wiles said: “The pandemic has accelerated two key trends in retail: support for local retailers and demand for fast, convenient fulfilment. Our partnership with Snappy Shopper caters to both of these, meaning we’re not only future-proofing our own business but we’re helping our PayPoint One customers to do the same. This collaboration is a firm statement of our commitment to the convenience retail sector.”
The new partnership follows ex-Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King investing a “significant” stake in the convenience technology business in April.