Albertsons Companies has tapped Instacart to develop its same day grocery delivery service.
When the platform is fully developed, Instacart customers will be able to choose from Albertsons Companies banner stores across key market areas for a convenient option to receive their groceries, the company said.
Under the agreement, Instacart’s delivery service is expected to be available in more than 1,800 of Albertsons’ stores across the country by mid-2018. Albertsons current home delivery network and digital programs will also continue to serve its growing customer base in existing markets
“Instacart’s extensive delivery network combined with Albertsons Companies existing home delivery services and established, robust e-commerce offering creates a fantastic customer proposition,” said Shane Sampson, Albertsons Companies chief marketing and merchandising officer. “Customers can shop how, when and where they choose, with the convenient option of quick delivery straight to their doorsteps.”