BRAMPTON, ON, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSX: L, "Loblaw") has opened PC Express pick-up services at three Toronto subway stations in a pilot with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). The service will allow commuters to pre-order groceries online for pick up on their way home that evening.
"PC Express will make Toronto commuters' lives a little bit easier by putting their groceries right on their transit route home," said Herman Paek, Senior Vice President, Loblaw Digital. "As we cover the GTA with easy grocery pick-up and delivery options, we're helping our customers live their lives uninterrupted, spending more time doing the things they love."
Today, customers can place an online web (pcexpress.ca) or app order and choose one of three PC Express pickup locations within the TTC network: Finch, High Park and Islington stations. Orders placed by 11:00am will be available for pick up between 4:00pm and 7:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for commuters. Residents near the High Park station can also order by 9:00am Saturday and Sunday for pick up between 2:00-5:00pm. The groceries come from nearby Real Canadian Superstore locations, delivered by a customized, temperature-controlled PC Express truck.
The addition of TTC stations is a logical complement as Loblaw continues to expand the successful PC Express service. Customers can already order online and pick up from nearly 700 stores nationwide or choose to have their groceries delivered in most major markets. PC Express is also offered at six GO Train commuter stations, from Burlington to Whitby. Through the convenience of the TTC station, customers can grocery shop without having to adjust their daily travels.
About Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada's food and pharmacy leader and the nation's largest retailer. With nearly 2,500 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw and its franchisees and Associates employ close to 200,000 full- and part-time employees. The company has a growing digital business, including grocery pick up at PC Express locations in stores, transit hubs and select Shoppers Drug Mart locations, and online service or sales related to Loblaw's pharmacy, beauty, apparel and lifestyle offers.
Loblaw's purpose – Live Life Well – is a commitment to the needs of all Canadians, including customers who make one billion transactions in the company's stores annually. The company offers convenient locations, the wellness services of food and drug stores, many of the nation's most-trusted brands, Canada's leading loyalty program, and a keen sense of corporate social responsibility.
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