Grocery delivery service attracts 500 users
DropIt Delivery, the island's new grocery delivery business, has announced revised pricing for its cost-saving annual membership.
The service, which entrepreneurs Carl Vincent and Leanne Evans describe as “Lindo's grocery store, Warwick, online”, has attracted more than 500 registered users since launching nine weeks ago.
DropIt is now offering an annual “time-savers” membership for $129. Members pay an $18.99 delivery fee on top of the cost of their food order, or may pick up their order at Lindo's for a fee of $12.99.
Guest users can register online, and pay a $24.99 delivery fee or a $14.99 fee for in-store pick-up.
The business, the owners say, is evolving quickly to meet demand.
DropIt has added hundreds of items to its inventory since launch, while creating focused categories for special dietary items such as gluten-free, lactose-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
The DropIt founders say it has been rewarding for them to serve customers who, due to age or disability, are unable to go grocery shopping. Ms Evans said: “It almost allows them to shop for themselves again.”
In addition to individual users, DropIt says several organisations depend upon the business to serve their guests and staff on a regular basis, including Rego Sotheby's International Realty, The Loren at Pink Beach, and The Reefs Resort & Club.
For the next month, DropIt says, a promotion will offer new users and existing customers one free delivery.
• For more information, or to register, see the DropIt website at www.dropit.bm