SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2017 — GIANT Food Stores, LLC, the supermarket committed to helping its customers save money, save time and eat well, and Instacart, Inc., the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, today announced plans to bring same-day delivery to GIANT shoppers in the Philadelphia area.
“This partnership with Instacart gives our customers in the greater Philadelphia area another convenient delivery option,” said Tom Lenkevich, president of GIANT. “From quality to convenience, our job is to provide the best possible experience for our shoppers, and now that includes providing them with a same-day delivery solution.”
“Instacart has always been about bringing customers’ favorite stores, groceries and essentials directly to their doorsteps,” said Nilam Ganenthiran, Instacart’s chief business officer. “GIANT is loved by its customers, and we believe Philadelphia residents will enjoy the added convenience, not to mention having one less errand to run.”
GIANT customers can use instacart.com or the Instacart app to fill their virtual carts with their favorite GIANT products, select a delivery window – within one hour, two hours or up to seven days in advance – and Instacart’s shoppers will do the rest!
GIANT/MARTIN’S is committed to helping its customers save money, save time and eat well. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 33,000 associates and is a proud company of Ahold Delhaize. In addition to working with hundreds of local and regional organizations annually, GIANT/MARTIN’S has a long-standing focus on efforts to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children. GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites. Find GIANT and MARTIN’S on Facebook and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.
Instacart helps people cross grocery shopping off their to-do lists with just a few clicks. Customers use the Instacart website or app to fill their virtual shopping cart with items from their favorite, local stores and Instacart connects them with shoppers who hand pick the items and deliver them straight to their door. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, Instacart has quickly scaled to over 60 markets nationwide and partnered with retailers across the United States, including popular national chains as well as local, regional grocers. By combining a personal touch with cutting-edge technology, Instacart offers customers a simple solution to save time and eat fresh food from the most trusted grocery brands. Instacart is the only grocery service that can meet today’s on-demand lifestyle by delivering in as little as one hour. First delivery is free at www.instacart.com.
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