Collect purchases without leaving the car. Sonae group shopping centers already have a 'Drive-In' system

The new Sonae service allows customers the possibility to collect their purchases in a convenient way, without leaving the car, after placing their order online or by phone.

GranCasa Sonae Sierra

After in March, the Sonae group launched an e-commerce platform for tenants present in its shopping centers to maintain their businesses, the group now announces the 'Drive-in' service, which consists of collecting purchases without leaving the car. , maintaining the necessary social distance in times of pandemic.

For Cristina Santos, asset management director at Sonae Sierra for Portugal and Spain, “Innovation, flexibility and proactivity have always been part of our DNA. We are, from the first hour, responding to the pandemic situation we are experiencing, developing new concepts to meet the new needs of visitors and tenants.

“Confinement changed behaviors, but omnichannel was already a trend that, within the new normality, came to assume greater importance, because today the link between physical stores and their digital version is essential.” Cristina Santos added.

The new Sonae service allows customers the possibility to collect their purchases in a convenient way, without leaving the car, after placing their order online or by phone.

So far, there are 82 participating brands, present in 143 stores. The collection points are located in the car park of each Center. According to the statement from Sonae Sierra, a service will also be made available that allows to perceive, through the shopping center website or the application, the level of influx of people and cars to the space, allowing the customer to better manage their visit.

Recommended

Support line for micro and small businesses available starting this Wednesday

To be able to apply, companies will have to experience an abrupt and sharp drop in at least 40% of their turnover, and they will not have been able to benefit from previous lines of credit with mutual guarantee. SPGM warns that companies in difficulty cannot be based in countries or regions with a more favorable tax regime ('offshore') ”.

Pharmaceutical Pfizer starts clinical trial with almost 30 thousand participants

American pharmaceutical Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech have started a clinical trial of a potential vaccine for Covid-19 involving about 30 participants, it was announced on Wednesday.

Facebook launches version of Tik Tok through Instagram

Reels is the application that Mark Zuckerberg's company created to face rival Tik Tok. The launch comes days after Microsoft announces negotiations to acquire the US operations of the ByteDance video application in China.
Comments