Big Y And Instacart Expand Same-Day Grocery Delivery To Massachusetts
by Instacart
Posted: 2017-11-13 16:02:27 EST

SAN FRANCISCO -- Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and Big Y World Class Market, one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England, have expanded their same-day grocery delivery service to select stores in the Boston and Worcester area. The service allows Big Y customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their orders delivered to their doors in as little as an hour.

Big Y and Instacart first joined forces in May 2017 and are expanding the partnership to provide customers in the Boston and Worcester area with the great experience of shopping at their local Big Y World Class Market, while getting back something truly valuable: time.

"We know our customers are busy, and that any found time in their week can make a difference," said Michael D'Amour, Executive Vice President for Big Y. "By partnering with an industry leader like Instacart, we're able to provide our customers with the quality and service they've come to expect from Big Y, without leaving their house."

Big Y customers can now visit https://www.instacart.com/big-y  or download the Instacart app to fill their virtual carts with all their favorite items -- from produce and meat to everyday essentials -- and have them delivered straight to their doorstep by Instacart. At checkout, customers can add their Silver Savings Club number to receive advertised discounts, then choose a delivery window within one hour, two hours, or up to seven days in advance. Instacart's shoppers will do the rest.

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Instacart delivery starts at just $5.99 on orders of $35 or more. Instacart Express membership is also available, enabling unlimited, free same-day deliveries on orders over $35. After a free trial period, Instacart Express membership is just $14.99 a month or $149 a year.

About Big Y World Class Market
Big Y Foods, Inc. is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Big Y operates 77 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut including 70 supermarkets, 39 pharmacies, Fresh Acres Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Liquors and 5 Big Y Express gas and convenience locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 11,000 employees. Big Y has been named a 2015 Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".

About Instacart
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 150 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.

Source: Instacart