TECHNOLOGY | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Starbucks Hong Kong launches delivery services through Deliveroo

The pilot delivery partnership also allows customers to order and customize their beverages.

Starbucks has partnered with Deliveroo to launch their delivery services in Hong Kong.

Retail in Asia reported that the initiative was rolled out at its first 18 stores across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories. Deliveroo is also offering bulk Starbucks deliveries to cater growing the number breakfast, lunch and teatime coffee orders in the business districts.

“We are continuously looking for ways to evolve and innovate our features that are relevant to our customers, thus we are happy to partner with Deliveroo who is as passionate as we are in food and beverage, to offer trusted delivery services and bring ease to our customers,” Andrew Hui, general manager of Starbucks Hong Kong & Macau, said.

“The pilot delivery program is a seamless addition to our commitment to explore digital solutions, and the perfect complement to our in-store offerings, further extending the holistic Starbucks experience for customers to enjoy wherever they may be.”

The coffee giant recently announced last month that they will be rolling out their delivery services in some part of the US. Starbucks China also made headlines when they partnered with Alibaba last year, making it the first market to offer delivery. More than 2,000 of their stores across 30 cities in the country now has delivery services.

Photo credit: Starbucks Hong Kong

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