Instacart Shoppers Will Stage Nationwide Strike

October 4, 2021 Lauren Kaori Gurley, VICE

A group of Instacart shoppers is calling for a nationwide work stoppage on the grocery delivery app starting on October 16 until the company agrees to a series of demands that would result in higher pay for shoppers.

Kroger and Instacart Launch “Kroger Delivery Now” Nationwide to Provide 30-Minute Delivery Enabled by First-of-its-kind Virtual Convenience Store

September 14, 2021 Kroger

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America’s largest grocery retailer, and Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, today launched Kroger Delivery Now – a new service powered by a virtual convenience store that is fulfilled by the Kroger Family of Stores and provides customers the fresh groceries and household essentials, value, and experience they expect and love from Kroger in as fast as 30 minutes.

Cardenas Markets, Shipt Announce Same-Day Delivery Partnership

September 14, 2021 Shipt

Same-day delivery service, Shipt and popular west coast grocery chain, Cardenas Markets, today announce a new partnership bringing same-day delivery of Cardenas Markets fresh and authentic products to more customers just ahead of Hispanic Heritage Month. Customers on the Shipt marketplace can now enjoy added convenience with home delivery of their favorite crisp produce, herbs, and ingredients from Cardenas Markets – hand picked and delivered in as soon as one hour. 

Walmart Starts Offering Grocery Deliveries in Parts of New York City

September 3, 2021 Sarah Nassauer, MarketWatch

Walmart Inc. plans to make grocery delivery available to shoppers in parts of New York City, a market that the world’s biggest retailer has struggled to crack over the years.

Instacart Announces Next-Gen Fulfillment Initiative for North American Retailers

July 23, 2021 Instacart

As part of the new initiative, the company announced it has signed a multi-year strategic deal with Fabric as a fulfillment automation partner. With Instacart next-gen fulfillment, the company will integrate leading software and robotics solutions with Instacart’s proprietary technology and growing shopper community to create new e-commerce services for retail partners and an even faster, more effortless online grocery shopping experience for customers.