Instacart, which recently launched Kroger Delivery Now and Stop & Shop Express—part of its Convenience Hub that debuted in September—has announced the expansion of its virtual convenience offering in partnership with Ahold Delhaize USA. Together the companies have introduced new virtual convenience storefronts, which in addition to Stop & Shop Express, include: Food Lion Now, GIANT Instant Delivery, Hannaford Now, Giant Food Convenience and Martin’s Instant Delivery.
The partnership offers convenience delivery in as fast as 30 minutes for customers from more than 1,400 Ahold Delhaize banner locations across the country.
“We’re proud to launch convenience delivery in partnership with Ahold Delhaize USA to offer a streamlined way for customers to get the last-minute items they need, fast,” said Chris Rogers, VP of retail at Instacart, in a statement. “Our convenience business has more than doubled since June due to customer demand, and our expanded partnership with Ahold Delhaize USA allows Hannaford, Giant, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food and Martin’s customers to access both delivery speed and selection from their favorite grocer. We look forward to continuing to find new ways to make the online grocery experience effortless, accessible, and affordable for customers in deep partnership with retailers.”Winsight Grocery Business