Sprouts Farmers Market will expand its grocery pickup service with Instacart to all of its more than 340 stores by early May as an added convenience for shoppers during the crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The rapid expansion will first roll out to Los Angeles and Central California locations. Additional local market expansion details will be announced later. Before this announcement, Sprouts offered pickup at 55 stores and grocery delivery in all major markets via Instacart.
Sprouts shoppers from Los Angeles to Fresno now can schedule a convenient curbside pickup at 25 stores. Customers can shop among more than 12,000 fresh, natural and organic products at sprouts.com/order to be picked up at participating Sprouts stores.
The service, in partnership with Instacart, allows customers to plan grocery pick up for the same day or to schedule several days in advance, subject to availability.
Customers are alerted when their order is prepared by a Sprouts team member and ready for pickup. Their personal Sprouts shopper will bring the groceries to a designated pickup parking spot when the customer arrives and checks in.
This grocery pickup service is in addition to local grocery delivery by Instacart to select zip codes, expanding access to the healthy products that shoppers trust Sprouts to provide.
Sprouts Farmers Market, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., employs more than 30,000 team members and operates over 340 stores in 23 states from coast to coast. Sprouts have made healthy living accessible to shoppers for nearly two decades by offering affordable, fresh, natural and organic products.
Instacart has partnered with more than 350 national, regional and local retailers to deliver from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. The company’s cutting-edge enterprise technology also powers the e-commerce platforms of some of the world’s biggest retail players, supporting their white-label websites, applications, and delivery solutions.