Definition of click and collect in English:

click and collect


  • [mass noun] A shopping facility whereby a customer can buy or order goods from a store's website and collect them from a local branch.

    ‘delivery is free on all orders over £75 or you can opt for click and collect for free delivery to your nearest store’
    [as modifier] ‘click-and-collect services are proving increasingly popular’
    • ‘Certain product types may not suit the click-and-collect model.’
    • ‘Buyers can avoid charges by collecting the items under its click-and-collect scheme.’
    • ‘Choose click and collect to deliver your order to your nearest store for free, or select standard UK delivery.’
    • ‘Providing more convenient ways for these shoppers to make their purchases means that click-and-collect services should become more prevalent.’
    • ‘While 77% of retailers offering click and collect gave customers access to the service on both their web and mobile sites, 23% only offered it via their websites.’
    • ‘The firm is also investing in click and collect for clothing and general merchandise in all its stores.’
    • ‘The click-and-collect scheme allows customers to buy goods online and then physically collect them in store.’
    • ‘Some department stores have taken retail space in the UK purely to have the space as a click-and-collect depot.’
    • ‘The supermarket is ramping up its click-and-collect operation for online groceries with its first drive-through service in car parks from next month.’