Montreal / CA. (gfc) Goodfood Market Corporation, a leading online grocery company in Canada, announced it has signed a lease for a 45,000 square feet facility in Montreal, further expanding its footprint and capabilities in the key urban centre. This new facility will bring Goodfood’s footprint to 7 facilities across Canada totalling nearly 590,000 square feet of purpose-built online grocery and meal solution delivery fulfillment capacity.
«With the sustained strong demand for e-commerce grocery and meal solutions delivery across Canada, we are excited to have found a facility supporting our efforts to enhance customer experience and to gain share in this market. The 45,000 square feet facility will focus on expanding our private label grocery fulfillment capabilities and serve as a steppingstone to offering same-day delivery to a larger customer base,» said Neil Cuggy, President and Chief Operating Officer of Goodfood. «The facility has the required infrastructure to be operational shortly after the lease takes effect in the early Fall,» concluded Cuggy.
«The current shift in consumer behavior driving increased demand for online grocery delivered to customers’ homes has been strong and consistent in recent months. This change in consumer habit has transformed how Canadians plan their meals and shop for groceries, and it has motivated us to offer our services with more flexibility while also creating jobs in the community,» added Jonathan Ferrari, CEO of Goodfood. «This medium-term lease puts our operations and Company in a great position to respond to Canadians’ growing appetite for online grocery delivery and cements our position as a leader in the industry,” concluded Ferrari.