Hy-Vee Builds New Grocery Pickup Kiosk
ROCHESTER, MN - As competition amongst the retail industry continues to push the envelope of expansion and development forward, the grocery world is seeing lightening fast changes that has led to increasing innovation. One of the latest retailers to get in on the movement is Hy-Vee, which has confimed the installation of a new grocery pickup kiosk at the largest of its four Rochester, Minnesota, stores.
“The objective with these kiosks is to improve the Aisles Online pick-up process for our customers and increase capacity to be able to serve more customers,” said Christina Gayman, Director of Public Relations, in an article from Post Bulletin. “It is something that we are bringing to other stores throughout our eight-state region, though this is the only one currently slated for the Rochester market.”
Hy-Vee has filed plans with the City of Rochester to begin construction on the 1,200-square-foot kiosk that will be located at its store at 4221 West Circle Drive.
According to Post Bulletin, the kiosk will be set up in the parking lot and staffed by employees. It is intended for use by customers who place their orders online. Hy-Vee has already installed lockers to house online orders for pickup in other cities, in which customers use a one-time combination to securely receive their orders.
There is currently no announced date or timeline for the construction of the kiosk.
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