Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

Sam’s Club, Walmart’s members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to more than 100 Sam’s Club locations, serving nearly 1,000 zip codes. To get the groceries to your doorstep, Sam’s Club has been working with Instacart. […]

Walmart offers same-day delivery from Sam’s Club through Instacart

To combat Amazon’s two-hour PrimeNow Whole Foods deliveries, Walmart is adding a similar feature for its members-only warehouse chain, Sam’s Club. Through a partnership with Instacart, customers can order food and other goods from the bulk outlet and get them delivered on the same day. Folks can do this today in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and […]

Walmart is partnering with Instacart to give Sam’s Club same-day delivery

Getty/Scott Olson Walmart has entered into a partnership with Instacart to give Sam’s Club stores in three markets same-day delivery. The service will later roll out across the US. It won’t require a Sam’s Club membership, but will carry Instacart’s standard fees. It comes as Sam’s Club, and Walmart as a whole, continually ramp up […]

How Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase helped Instacart (AMZN)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods has helped Instacart, the grocer’s delivery provider, rapidly grow its business, Quartz reports. Grocery delivery became a must-have after the acquisition, because grocers largely believed that Amazon would lower store prices and take […]

Some Instacart workers to strike over pay that can be as low as $1 per hour

Enlarge / Kaitlin Myers, a shopper for Instacart, studies her smartphone as she shops for a customer at Whole Foods in Denver. Myers received a grocery list for a shopper and then completed the shopping on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. (credit: Denver Post Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon) OAKLAND, Calif.—Seated at a dimly-lit bar, a gregarious […]