Publix, the largest employee-owned grocery chain in the U.S., and Instacart, the technology-driven, on-demand grocery delivery service, announced today plans to strengthen their relationship with a plan to bring same-day grocery delivery to all Publix customers.
Publix and Instacart joined forces to bring same-day grocery delivery to customers in July 2016 via delivery.publix.com and instacart.com . Since then, customers have embraced the service.
Instacart and Publix are now delivering in Florida (Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach), Georgia (Atlanta), South Carolina (Columbia), North Carolina (Charlotte, Durham and Raleigh) and Tennessee (Knoxville and Nashville). Instacart has created nearly 2,800 new jobs in these regions.
“We selected Instacart because we knew their approach and expertise would deliver a high-quality experience for our customers,” said Laurie Douglas, Publix Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “The overwhelming response of our customers has proven that Instacart and Publix are a strong and dynamic team. We are excited to take the next steps in building our unique relationship to dramatically grow the service in our markets.”
Publix, with Instacart, is expanding the existing service over the next five […]