SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, announced today that it has expanded it's service in the Phoenix area to serve over 680k additional households. The company has set a goal of launching over 100 new markets in 2017, and driven by official partnerships with the best retailers across America, Instacart plans to serve 80% of American households by 2018.
"Phoenix residents have really embraced Instacart and we have been working hard to expand our delivery area to include even more homes," said Sean Twersky, Instacart General Manager "We are excited to announce expansion of our service to 65 additional zip codes and look forward to serving even more people in search of the time-saving convenience that the Instacart offers."
Due to incredible demand in the Phoenix area, Instacart will now include delivery to more Phoenix areas, including Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Buckeye, Apache Junction, Goodyear, Litchfield Park. Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Sun City, El Mirage, San Tan Valley and Fountain Hills. Phoenix and East Valley residents in 65 new zip codes can now order from their favorite retailers like Basha's, Costco, Natural Grocers, Whole Foods Market, CVS, Fry's, Smart & Final, BevMo, Petco and Safeway, and have their groceries delivered straight to their doorsteps, often in as little as one hour. Instacart's launch will also bring new jobs to the area with plans to bring on more than 100 new shoppers.
Americans spend an average of 71 minutes on each grocery trip -- that's 1.5 million years spent, annually, on grocery shopping. These rapid expansion plans focus on giving more customers something truly valuable: time. Instacart enables customers to spend their time on things that really matter to them by giving back the time they would have spent grocery shopping each week.
First time users in the Phoenix area can enter the code PHXHELLO (expires 10/13) at checkout to get $25 off an order of $35 or more, plus a free first time delivery. New customers can get started by creating an account at www.Instacart.com. For other FAQs, visit https://www.instacart.com/faq.
Instacart helps people cross grocery shopping off their to-do lists with just a few clicks. Customers use the Instacart website or app to create their shopping lists from their favorite, local stores and Instacart connects them with shoppers who hand pick the items on their list and deliver them straight to their door. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, Instacart has quickly scaled to over 50 markets nationwide and partnered with retailers across the United States, including popular national chains (Whole Foods Market, Costco, Petco) as well as local, regional grocers such as Schnucks. 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.