Service will be launching this year
Paris, 26 March 2018 - Amazon and Monoprix today announced they are joining forces to bring food selection sourced from Monoprix to Prime Now service customers in Paris and its neighborhood this year. Items sourced from Monoprix will be available in the Prime Now app and web site through a dedicated virtual store.
More than a retailer, Monoprix offers a unique large food selection. Thanks to the collaboration Amazon Prime Now customers will be able to access thousands of food items sourced from Monoprix: store brand (Monoprix Gourmet, Monoprix Bio, Made in pas très loin…), fresh products, exclusivities…
Jean-Charles Naouri – President of Group-Casino states: « Thanks to this unique partnership between Amazon and Monoprix, Casino Group reinforces its omni channel distribution strategy and gets even closer to its customers and their needs. This commercial partnership is a new milestone in Casino Group strategy to innovate for tomorrow’s urban commerce. »
« This commercial partnership, which further enlarges Prime Now service selection, will enable Amazon Prime customers to benefit from ultra-fast deliveries for their Monoprix orders », underlines Frédéric Duval, Country Manager, Amazon.fr.
Régis Schultz, Monoprix President adds: « Monoprix further differentiates and increases its unique position as urban Omni channel leader. Monoprix will benefit from the most comprehensive food delivery service in Paris. »
All Prime members can immediately download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices, or visit www.primenow.fr to find eligible delivery postcodes, place orders and track the status of their delivery in real time or request notification when the service is available in their area.
Amazon Prime members in France now benefit from free and unlimited One-day delivery on millions of eligible items, access to movies and series including Amazon Original Series on Amazon Prime Video, early access to lightning deals 30 minutes before other customers, unlimited storage of photos via Amazon Drive and numerous Twitch benefits. If members have a Kindle e-reader, they can also borrow one e-book per month from over 1 million titles thanks to the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
The fee for Prime membership is €49 per year or €5.99 per month and customers can sign up for the Amazon Prime 30-day free trial at www.amazon.fr/prime.
About Casino Group
Casino Group is a well-established and key player in the French retail industry as well as a leader in the global food retail market, with more than 12,000 stores worldwide – in France, Latin America and in the Indian Ocean region. The Group has built up a portfolio of strong, dynamic and complementary banners, thanks to its workforce of over 220,000 people driven by a passion for retail and customer service, generating consolidated net sales of €38bn in 2017. In all of its host countries, the Casino Group focuses its development on the formats with the highest potential and ability to adapt in order to meet customer needs, both today and in the future. For more information, visit www.groupe-casino.fr/en/
About Monoprix – subsidiary of Casino Group
Monoprix is a leading urban retailer with a presence in more than 250 cities in France through 6 banners. Subsidiary of Casino Group, Monoprix operates through approximately 800 stores and employs around 21,000 people. The Group generated €5bn in business in 2017. Pioneer of the home delivery developed by the banner in 1990, Monoprix generates more than 3 million deliveries per year, in more than 150 cities in France. After the creation of the click & collect service over 3 years ago, the brand innovates consistently towards more customer service with the “shop and go” service (“laché de caddie” in store and home delivery and payment), “shop1h” (delivery by foot in less than 1 hour), “shop and give” (food donation and bulb and battery recycling at home), “monop’easy” (payment on smartphone without checkout lanes), smart shopping list, etc. The pleasure of shopping without constraints. For more information, visit www.entreprise.monoprix.fr
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