Meijer Announces National Partnership With Instacart
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Continuing to sweep up new partners across the nation, Instacart has seen a boom in growth since the start of the pandemic, and it is showing no signs of slowing down. The online grocery platform announced that it will be joining with grocery retailer Meijer to launch a nationwide partnership that will offer same-day delivery from almost all of its stores to its members. Customers will now have the ability to order grocery and household items, as well as products from a plethora of other categories, to be delivered in as fast as an hour.
"Instacart's mission is to give customers access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. In 2020, this commitment has taken on an entirely new meaning as we continue to serve as an essential, same-day delivery service for millions of people across North America. Customers rely on Instacart to get the groceries and goods they need from the retailers they love, and today we're proud to welcome Meijer to our marketplace so they can further connect with their customers online," said Nilam Ganenthiran, President of Instacart. "Meijer is an iconic, family-owned grocer that has served families across the Midwest for more than 85 years. Through our new partnership, we're bringing Meijer's incredible selection online for customers, giving Meijer customers access to everything they need from the comfort and safety of their home."
Meijer shoppers across Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan are now able to shop from Meijer via Instacart and have their products delivered in the same day, according to a press release.
For every order placed through the platform, an Instacart personal shopper will pick and deliver the products within the customer's designated time frame. Shoppers will be able to receive their orders same-day or can schedule their delivery in advance.
With the addition of Meijer, Instacart has more than 500 local, regional, and national retailer partners and delivers from almost 40,000 store locations across the U.S. and Canada. As of 2020, Instacart is available to 85 percent of households in the U.S. and 70 percent of the households in Canada and can be used in more than 5,500 cities in North America.
As Instacart's popularity continues to skyrocket, which company will be the next to sign on as a partner? Keep reading AndNowUKnow as we keep our ears to the newswire to bring you the answers.