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Mercatus and ShopperKit Partner to Help Grocers Fulfill Online Orders

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Mercatus,
a leading provider in digital commerce solutions for grocery and other
retail verticals, and ShopperKit,
the first enterprise class software built specifically for in-store
grocery fulfillment, today announced a partnership to help grocers more
efficiently execute click & collect and delivery fulfillment of online
orders.

ShopperKit’s in-store fulfillment solution enables Mercatus-equipped
stores to quickly receive, prioritize and process orders from retailers’
websites, allowing grocers to offer enhanced in-store pickup or delivery
services to their online shoppers. When an order is placed via the
retailer’s eCommerce platform, powered by Mercatus’ online and mobile
commerce engine, Mercatus routes the order to the store, where
ShopperKit’s system drives efficient picking and packing methods. Once
the order is fulfilled, Mercatus facilitates the systems behind click &
collect orders and partner delivery services for white label delivery.

“We’re excited to partner with Mercatus and help its customers enjoy
faster pick times, greater accuracy, increased basket size and more,”
said Jack Record, CEO, ShopperKit. “We recognize the strength of the
Mercatus digital commerce engine and its success in providing white
label delivery solutions. Given our shared goals of creating a better
shopping experience via quick and easy fulfillment, better service and
increased loyalty, we are confident that this partnership will be an
immense success.”

ShopperKit integrates with any Mercatus-equipped online storefront,
point of sale or last mile system. Joining Mercatus’ expansive
partner network
, ShopperKit will enable stores to leverage their
existing internal technologies and technologies offered in the Mercatus
network, negating the need for overwhelming integrations or massive
nightly data and inventory loads. As a result, one immediate benefit is
a dramatic reduction in the time it takes to setup a store and train
shoppers.

“As retailers continue to invest in click & collect and delivery
solutions, an efficient in-store fulfillment strategy is critical to
success,” said Sylvain Perrier, president and CEO, Mercatus. “ShopperKit
will enhance our customers’ picking processes immensely and continue
Mercatus’ ongoing commitment to creating a vast partner network of
like-minded technology providers that are focused on making innovative
turnkey solutions available in order to meet the business needs of
grocers across North America.”

To learn more, visit www.mercatus.com
and www.shopperkit.com.

About Mercatus

Mercatus is the authoritative voice for retailers who want to strengthen
their relationship with shoppers in a digital space. We empower our
retail clients by creating authentic digital shopping experiences. Our
technology helps retailers drive shopper engagement, grow share of
wallet and profitability, and adapt to a changing consumer marketplace.
The Mercatus Integrated Commerce® platform is used by leading North
American retailers, including Weis Markets, Save Mart brands,
Brookshire’s Grocery Company brands, WinCo Foods and others. Our
AisleOne™ personalization engine uses machine learning algorithms to
deliver advanced product recommendations and promotions to shoppers on a
one-to-one basis, and quickly and easily integrates into retailers’
marketing emails, apps and eCommerce websites. Mercatus is headquartered
in Toronto and has been named as one of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada
by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

About ShopperKit

ShopperKit is an in-store order fulfillment platform designed
specifically for Click&Collect in the grocery industry. As eCommerce
continues its rapid growth, grocers are seeing their physical stores,
located close to customers, act as natural distribution centers.
ShopperKit’s in-store fulfillment platform enables existing brick &
mortar stores to receive, prioritize, and process orders from their
online counterparts allowing grocers to offer in-store pickup or
delivery services to their online customers.