The transportation service company closes partnership with the expert Chilean startup, Cornershop, to offer the service in the country
The revolution supermarkets are witnessing due to the advancement of technology to improve the operation has attracted transportation company Uber to the retail market. With the presence of players such as Rappi to facilitate the delivery of products sold online by these establishments, Uber invested as well when acquired the Chilean startup, Cornershop, which operates in Chile, Peru, Mexico and Canada making deliveries. Apparently, Brazil is the next stop. The company officially announced it in October 11.
Today, Uber already operates in this sector with the Uber Eats platform; however, with Cornershop the goal is to operate in supermarkets to expand the services.
According to Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, the idea is to turn to company into the operational system of people’s daily life, whether they need a ride, or want to order food from a restaurant or getting their groceries at home.