Instacart, the online grocery delivery platform, has partnered with Lowe’s to pilot same-day delivery, a corporate blog from Instacart said on Wednesday (February 23).
This will allow customers to have approximately 20,000 items delivered from Lowe’s, including small appliances, building materials, lighting, and garden and outdoor materials.
The service will initially be available in Boston and Charlotte, North Carolina, and will expand in the coming months.
Lowe’s is the first home improvement outlet available on Instacart.
“Demand for home improvement items on our platform is up more than 50% in 2021 compared to 2020,” said Chris Rogers, vice president of retail at Instacart.
Lowe’s senior vice president of online, Mike Shady, said it was important for the omnichannel strategy to incorporate online sales. He said the combination of Lowe’s with Instacart “offers a convenient new way to shop.”
“As we explore a suite of solutions to meet our customers’ same-day and next-day delivery needs, this partnership enhances the customer experience and provides the choices that today’s customers demand,” he said. he stated, according to the blog.
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PYMNTS wrote that Instacart also recently partnered with Delta to help customers earn more miles.
The companies said members who link their accounts between services could earn one mile for every dollar spent on Instacart.
Delta customers will also have access to up to 12-month trials of Instacart Express.
“Instacart allows customers to focus on what they love while taking care of their health and well-being with easy access to fresh groceries at the touch of a button,” Wassim Kabbara said. , Director of Product Partnerships at Instacart. “We are proud to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership to offer Delta SkyMiles members new ways to earn miles on everyday grocery purchases.”