Glovo, the versatile platform that grants users access to a wide array of products, has expanded its offerings by enabling customers to order pet products from renowned retailer Animax.
Within 52 cities across the country, Glovo users can now choose from over 7,000 pet products sourced from 117 Animax stores in Romania. This collaboration allows Glovo customers to browse through nine distinct categories of animal products, including food, bedding, care accessories, hygiene items, toys, and even clothing accessories for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and rodents. The ordered products will be swiftly delivered in less than 60 minutes.
Alexandra Dinovici, General Manager of Glovo Romania, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with Animax, stating, “We are very pleased to partner with Animax as it marks an important milestone in the development of the pet-shop vertical for Glovo and reinforces our promise to deliver anything quickly. For Glovo, understanding and incorporating the essential categories for the Romanian consumer is a priority, the category of pet products being among them. Users can already order online from the 117 Animax stores nationwide. By the end of this year, we will take other steps to support this category with great potential, estimated to reach a turnover of approximately 1.3 billion euros by 2025.”
Cornel Mocanu, COO of Pet Network International Romania, highlighted the significance of the collaboration for Animax’s mission. He remarked, “Our mission has always been to provide our customers with high-quality services and affordable products. And we have always looked for new ways to fulfill our mission, and the partnership with Glovo is part of our medium and long-term digitization strategy and aims to expand the personalized shopping experience that our specialists offer in stores and on the segment by Home Delivery. We want to be as close to pet lovers as possible, and we’re excited to be able to do that as well through our partnership with Glovo.”
Glovo, founded in 2015 in Barcelona, is a prominent multi-category delivery app that connects users with businesses and couriers, offering on-demand services ranging from local restaurants and supermarkets to shops. Their vision is to provide everyone with effortless access to everything available in their city, ensuring users can enjoy what they desire, whenever and wherever they want. Operating in 25 countries across Europe, Central Asia, and Africa, Glovo continues to expand its services.
Animax, a part of Pet Network International, has established itself as a leading brand in the pet products market. With 124 stores currently in operation, Animax has gained recognition for its extensive range of carefully selected products from renowned manufacturers worldwide. As a segment leader, Pet Network International operates in Romania through the Animax and Maxi Pet brands and boasts a net turnover of over 80 million euros in the country.
The partnership between Glovo and Animax exemplifies their commitment to catering to the unique needs of pet owners while providing convenient access to a diverse range of quality pet products.