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La Poste buys epicery, an application for ordering fresh products

2021-09-16T10:38:54.015Z

The express parcel branch of La Poste will take 88.9% of the capital of the French start-up founded in 2016.



La Poste announced Thursday the acquisition by its subsidiary GeoPost / DPDgroup of epicery, an application for ordering fresh products from neighborhood merchants.

The transaction amount was not sent.

Monoprix, a long-standing shareholder, "

remains in the capital to support the new group by bringing its experience as an omnichannel leader in the city center

," he said.

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The application is a marketplace claiming nearly 1,000 partner merchants in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and Toulouse, who offer their products online, the customer being able to pick up his order on site or have it delivered. "

I am delighted with the entry of GeoPost / DPDgroup into the capital, which will allow us to move up to the next level while remaining faithful to our positioning of quality, proximity and responsibility

", commented the founder of epicery Edouard Morhange, who remains managing director.

"

We are delighted to be able to give epicery the means to extend its presence to several dozen other cities very soon, and to bring together the values ​​of proximity, service and responsibility

", added Olivier Storch, deputy general manager of GeoPost / DPDgroup which will take over the presidency of the start-up. The operation is part of the company's strategy, "to

develop our delivery services to individuals, and strengthen our expertise in the food market,

" he added, quoted in the

press

release.

Source: lefigaro

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