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New ‘revolutionary retail experience’ app launched for Bestway cash and carry customers

A new app aimed at ‘revolutionising the retail experience’ for Bestway and Batleys cash and carry customers has been launched by RNF Digital Innovation for the Bestway Group, the free app is available to existing Bestway and Batleys customers for use on iPad and iPhone devices. All customers using any of the 62 Bestway and Batleys depots across the UK are now able to download the app now from the i-tunes store.

The app has an array of features including detailed product information and price updates on up to 20,000 products, the ability to list and access favourite products and the use of a barcode scanner to enable quick processing of large orders. There are also updates on deals, offers and multi-buy purchases, access to previous order history and the ability to drill down for information about specific products Customers can locate their nearest store at the touch of a button, plot a route with an estimated arrival time or book a delivery right down to the ability to inform the delivery driver to beware of a dog and ring the doorbell on arrival.

Rob Mannion, RNF Digital Innovation Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to join-up with the Bestway Group to produce their new cash and carry app. 

“With the multi functionality and options offered by the app, we believe it has the opportunity to revolutionise the retail experience for Bestway and Batleys cash and carry customers.

“Our research shows that the Bestway app is the best of the retail apps currently out there and feedback from our pilot trials with Bestway customers reinforces that view. We look forward to announcing more functions, particularly in tune with i-beacon technology, for the app later in the year.” 

Founded in 1976, Bestway Group is the second largest wholesale cash and carry operator in the UK. It trades from 62 depots, employs 4,500 people, has a product line of over 25,000 items and serves 100,000 independent retailers, many of who provide 24-hours service to communities across the country.

For details of all 62 of the Bestway and Bakley’s cash and carry depots click on http://www.bestway.co.uk/depot-locator.php