Boots has partnered with Uber Eats to deliver beauty essentials and healthcare products to customers’ doors in 30 minutes.
Medicines for minor ailments such as coughs, colds, hay fever, mild pain, rashes as well as COVID-19 test kits can be ordered through Uber Eats.
Boots is partnering with the doorstep delivery company with a pilot in 14 of its stores around the UK, with 13 of those stores giving customers within range access to third-party doorstep delivery of Boots products for the very first time.
Uber Eats customers within range of participating Boots stores can choose from more than 900 products available for delivery straight to their homes or workplace, including toiletries, medicines for minor ailments, food and drink options, and best-selling beauty and gifting options perfect for a last-minute gift or treat.
Paula Bobbett, Chief Digital Officer at Boots said: “We are hugely excited to be launching our partnership with Uber Eats. As the first health and beauty retailer on its platform, we can offer an extensive range of product options to customers for delivery straight to their door. Whether it’s medicines for mild illnesses or last-minute gifts, beauty items or top-ups of a favourite skincare brand, we can meet all our customers’ needs both quickly and conveniently.”
Alex Troughton, Head of Commerce at Uber Eats UK said: said: “We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Boots, the leading health and beauty retailer in the UK. As customers are increasingly using Uber Eats to get anything, this partnership will mean high quality health and beauty products delivered in minutes. So, no matter what you need, Uber Eats and Boots have got you covered.”
Major stores taking part in the trial include Oxford Street, Sedley Place in London, Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow and Market Street in Manchester.
The full list of Boots stores in the trial includes- Derby, Derbion Shopping Centre; Northampton, The Parade; Middlesbrough, Cleveland Centre; Huddersfield, King Street; Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street; London, Oxford Street Sedley Place; London, Piccadilly Circus; Manchester, Market Street; Oxford, Oxford Retail Park; Coventry, Central Six Retail Park; Cambridge, Newmarket Road; Nottingham, Riverside Retail Park; Chelmsford, Chelmer Village Retail Park and Solihull, Sears Retail Park.