It is located in the Elefante Azul washing center in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Drafting between sister companies07/04/2022
gobThe startup leading the implementation of the first smart stores in Spain, opened a new establishment in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid on June 30. It is located at No. 106 of Avenida de Ajalvir, in front of the car wash area. The blue elephantthe modular establishment mainly offers 250 food and beverage references in an area of 15 square metres, although users can also find hygiene or vehicle cleaning products, among other things, in the store.
The store, which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operates thanks to the technology developed by Ghop. “This new type of store has many advantages, as it offers greater flexibility within hours and a much faster and easier shopping experience than traditional ones.” Likewise, an entrepreneur who started a Ghop store achieves “a significant amount of savings in operating costs, as well as a turnkey solution that requires no dedication or complexities,” explains Lino Monteagudo, Ghop co-founder and CEO.
From left to right, Karen Kemp, Head of Marketing and Communications at Ghop; Aitor Alvarez, Chief Technology Officer, Ghop; Lino Montegodo, CEO of Ghop; Manel Monteiro, CEO of Grupo Moure; Ricard Pratts, COO of Grupo Moure; Juan de Haro, COO, Ghop, and Victor de Haro, COO, Ghop.
Operation Goop Revolutionary
Our stores are the solution for many companies to complement their services and to make the surplus space profitable. Elefante Azul is an example, but our business can be adapted to any environment such as a university, a transport station, an urbanization or just about any location. Montegodo says owning a store of this type has never been so easy,” adding that “opening this first center in collaboration with Morey Group It is only the first step of our expansion throughout the national territory.”
Goop’s sources indicated in a press release that this service “becomes a practical, fast and secure method.” In order to make a purchase via Ghop, users must first register via mobile on their website. In this way, the customer can reach the store unit to pick up the item he needs. To pay for the selected products, you need to enter them in the payment box, ”explain the same sources.
All businesses have 24-hour monitoring, where customer access is controlled from the operations center. In addition, it is possible to act from the operations center in the event that support is needed or any inconvenience arises in the store.
Innovation and Sustainability
These modular constructions feature a solid construction that allows the shop to be easily installed in any space. In addition, the technology used automates and centralizes all the processes that take place in the store, from user registration to video monitoring, through automatic real-time inventory management”, explained the same sources.
“Service areas are areas where innovation is not usually done. While other countries such as the United States or China have already opted for this type of smart store, this purchasing format in Spain is not common. Betting on a Ghop store installation is betting on the future”, concludes Manel Monteiro, CEO of Grupo Moure.
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