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Glovo enters Mombasa in market expansion push

Mombasa becomes the third major urban center where Glovo has established its services.

In Summary
  • Glovo already has partnerships with outlets such as Chicken Inn, Java House and Naivas supermarkets which operate in Mombasa.
  • Glovo app so far has more than 5.5 million unique users and 16,000 associated partners.
Simbisa brands head of business development Joseph Claver and Glovo's general manager for Kenya, William Benthall during the signing of a partnership/Courtesy
Simbisa brands head of business development Joseph Claver and Glovo's general manager for Kenya, William Benthall during the signing of a partnership/Courtesy

Spanish delivery firm-Glovo has officially launched its services in Mombasa as it moves to cement its operations in the country.

The move will now see residents of Mombasa experience faster on-demand deliveries on categories such as food,groceries, drinks and courier services from different outlets within the town,” the firm said in a statement yesterday.

Glovo already has partnerships with outlets such as Chicken Inn, Java House and Naivas supermarkets which operate in Mombasa.

Speaking during the official launch of the new city, William Benthall, Glovo’s General Manager for Kenya, expressed his optimism towards the new venture.

Our expansion to Mombasa was informed by our wider goal to have a presence in all the towns in the country,”Benthall said ,We are continually on boarding more partners so as to serve our customers better and offer the best delivery services in the country.”

Mombasa becomes the third major urban center where Glovo has established its services, after launching its service in Nairobi, Kitengela and Nakuru with plans to launch in other towns in the country.

Glovo is an app that allows one to buy, collect and send any product within the same city at a time, in under an hour.

It has more than 5.5 million unique users and 16,000 associated partners. Glovo operates in 124 cities across 25 countries, including EEMEA, LATAM, and most recently in Sub Saharan Africa.