Walgreens, Instacart Team for
February 24, 2021
is expanding on-demand delivery solutions with Instacart to residents across
Illinois, with plans to roll out the service nationwide to nearly 8,000 stores
over the coming weeks. Customers can now find tens of thousands of Walgreens
favorites, including over-the-counter medications, health and wellness, beauty
and personal care, household essentials, and convenience products, for quick and
easy delivery via Instacart in as fast as an hour.
Following the launch in Illinois, the service will expand over the coming weeks
to markets including Southeast Florida, Dallas, Atlanta, Washington D.C., New
York City and more. Walgreens and Instacart plan to scale the same-day on-demand
delivery collaboration nationwide across all 50 states and Washington D.C.
throughout the spring and will also increase the products offered over time.
“Convenience is at the core of what we do and Walgreens is thrilled to be
partnering with Instacart to bring customers a simple and trusted same-day
delivery option for the products they need right to their door,” said Stefanie
Kruse, Vice President, Digital Commerce and Omnichannel at Walgreens. “This
collaboration builds upon several other recent steps in our digital
transformation to deliver health expertise to customers in new channels, which
is timely given shifts in customer needs during the pandemic.”
Instacart, we’re dedicated to giving customers same-day access to the essentials
they need from the retailers they know and love. We’re proud to expand on that
commitment and welcome Walgreens to the Instacart marketplace, offering
customers nationwide an unmatched online assortment of Walgreens items available
for same-day delivery,” said Chris Rogers, Vice President of Retail at Instacart.
“As one of the largest drugstore chains in the U.S., Walgreens is a trusted
household brand that people have relied on for more than 100 years. We’re
excited to provide a seamless, safe and reliable experience to Walgreens
customers across the country, giving them a new way to have the over-the-counter
medications and health products they depend on delivered from the store to their
door in as fast as an hour. ”
To order Walgreens items for delivery, customers can visit www.instacart.com/walgreens
or select the Walgreens storefront in the Instacart mobile app. Customers can
chat directly with their Instacart shopper as their order is being picked and
will receive real-time updates as their order is shopped and delivered. No
membership is required when using Instacart but the company does offer an
Instacart Express membership that includes reduced service fees and unlimited
free delivery on all orders over $35.