Another offensive in Alibaba’s path to retail world domination, Hema garnered a lot of buzz when they launched in 2017 for being the first large-scale instant delivery supermarket in China that also delivers fresh seafood and meats. It’s a local supermarket so their stock of Western / imported items isn’t great — it’s not the place where you order cold cuts or cheese, for example. But they’ve got pretty much everything else. They have their own delivery team and their app lets you pick the time slot. It’s free delivery for the first order per day but if you’re price sensitive, it’s better to see which platform has the best deal on a given product. Some items here are actually quite pricey. Since it’s owned by Alibaba obviously only Alipay is available. For delivery, download their app on iOS or Android at 盒马.
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