CNBC - 3 years ago
  • Albertsons, the nation’s second-largest grocer, announced a deal on Tuesday with Instacart, expanding the grocery delivery start-up’s service to more than 1,800 U.S.
  • As Amazon’s surprising acquisition of Whole Foods threatens to disrupt an entire industry, American grocers are increasingly looking for ways to boost their e-commerce offerings — and are increasingly finding a partner in Instacart.
  • Just three months after the Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has now signed up the top five U.S.
  • For traditional grocers, partnering with Instacart is a way to boost their e-commerce platforms and push deeper into the grocery delivery business as Amazon applies its technology and logistics network to Whole Foods.