Dutch retailer Albert Heijn has announced that it is to introduce a temporary home delivery service of groceries on Sundays, commencing 3 May, to meet the growing demand for the service in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Recently, the retailer recruited around 600 additional employees to collect and pack the groceries in its five home shop centres and deliver them to customers.
It has also added extra delivery slots for normal days as well as on days such as King's Day and Liberation Day when home delivery is suspended.
The retailer added that it has seen a major an increase in sales of baking flour and pancake flour as people are baking and cooking at home.
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