July 25, 2017

New alcohol delivery services by Postmates, Instacart and DoorDash are put to the test in Southern California

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The on-demand delivery sector continues to make it harder for couch potatoes to leave the house.

Within days of each other, Postmates and Instacart – major players in the ever-growing food delivery sector – have added alcohol to their menu of Southern California delivery services.

Instacart, which focuses on retail and grocery delivery, announced Monday a partnership with BevMo stores in Orange County. Delivery of wine, beer and spirits are available in Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch, Lake Forest, Rancho Santa Margarita, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Orange and Brea.

Instacart also recently expanded its partnership with Stater Bros. in Orange County. The supermarket also offers beer and wine delivery.

Instacart’s announcement comes a week after Postmates added alcohol to its delivery services in Orange County, Long Beach, Sacramento and San Diego. The service, which promises delivery in less than 25 minutes, expands on a test launched January in San Francisco and Los Angeles.The two join DoorDash, which debuted doorstep delivery of alcohol last summer in Southern California. The Palo Alto-based company, a leader in the fast-growing restaurant meal delivery sector, provides alcohol delivery from 250 restaurants, breweries and liquor stores in Southern California.While Instacart deliveries […]

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