Gopuff accelerates geographic growth, acquires Fancy

Fancy acquired by Gopuff
Photo credit: Fancy

Gopuff, a platform for consumers’ immediate everyday needs, has acquired Fancy, a last-mile grocery delivery platform based in the UK. The acquisition is part of the US company’s plans to significantly invest in new international markets and expand its global operations team—starting with the UK and Europe.

About Fancy

The delivery platform operates multiple micro-fulfilment centres in Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham and has plans to shortly launch in London, Sheffield and Nottingham. Fancy was founded by Arnie Englander and Jack Wilson in January 2020 and had a place on Y Combinator’s 2020 summer batch.

About Gopuff

Founded in 2013 by co-founders and co-CEOs Rafael Ilishayev and Yakir Gola, the company currently operates more than 400 sites, including 250 micro-fulfilment centres and the recently acquired 160+ BevMo! locations, delivering to customers in more than 650 cities.