Ocado extends partnership with France’s Groupe Casino

Ocado completes deal to extend partnership with France's Groupe Casino
Ocado agreed its first deal with Casino in 2017.
// Ocado closes deal to extended its partnership with French retailer Group Casino
// The extension includes the creation of a joint venture to provide logistics services to Ocado-powered customer fulfilment centres in France

The online supermarket Ocado has extended its partnership deal with French retailer Groupe Casino.

The agreement follows a Memorandum of Understanding that was announced in February.

The extension includes the creation of a joint venture to provide logistics services to Ocado-powered customer fulfilment centres in France, which will be available to all grocery retailers.


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Groupe Casino will also use Ocado’s in-store fulfilment technology in its Monoprix stores.

Ocado will integrate Octopia’s marketplace platform into its Ocado Smart Platform (OSP), and allow OSP partners around the world to launch their own marketplace offerings.

Ocado agreed its first deal with Casino in 2017.

Ocado Solutions chief executive Luke Jensen said: “This is a great milestone for our relationship with Groupe Casino as we extend the partnership in a number of exciting directions.”

“Our partnership demonstrates what can be achieved when a major retailer introduces a world-class quality of service online, enabled by unique efficiencies, to French consumers. I’m excited that Ocado Group’s cutting-edge technologies are now available to all grocery retailers in France, with the new joint venture leveraging our combined expertise to provide key logistics services for future CFCs.”

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