SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instacart, North America’s leading online grocery platform, today announced its expansion in Quebec.
This is the first time the company has translated its same-day online grocery delivery platform outside of English, developing product experiences for local customers, shoppers and retailers who are fully accessible in French.
Montreal customers can now have the groceries and merchandise they need from the store to their doorstep in less than an hour from nearly 25 Costco, Les Aliments M&M and Walmart locations.
After the initial launch in Montreal, Instacart plans to expand to Quebec City, Sherbrooke and Gatineau in the coming months and introduce more retailers, including Pharmaprix and Sephora, making same-day delivery accessible to even more Quebecers. With today’s launch, Instacart is now accessible in all 10 Canadian provinces and available to over one million households in Quebec.
“Over the past year, Instacart has served as a lifeline for millions of Canadians, delivering groceries and essentials to more than 1,800 stores in more than 35 retailers across the country,” said Chris Rogers, vice president of retail at Instacart.
“With today’s launch, we are taking another step towards deepening our commitment to Canada, creating a new way for Quebecers to connect with local brick and mortar retailers and have their delivery delivered. transparently the products they need. We are proud to present Instacart’s very first French experience in Quebec and look forward to finding other ways for customers to engage with the local retailers they know, love and trust.
“We are excited to expand same day delivery of Costco products to Quebec,” said Pierre Riel, Senior National Executive Vice President, Costco Canada. “By expanding our relationship with Instacart, our members will have even more ways to get the most out of their membership.”
“M&M Food Market has been shopping online for many years and our partnership with Instacart is a natural extension of our business,” said Derek Bowles, Director of Store Operations at Les Aliments M&M.
“Same-day delivery request is not only convenient, it’s a huge time saver and we look forward to giving Quebec residents even more access to our food by bringing it to their doorstep.
“The expansion of our collaboration with Instacart to the Quebec market is an important step in our commitment to make the lives of Canadians easier, more convenient and better,” said Cyrille Ballereau, regional vice-president at Walmart Canada. “We look forward to providing our Quebec customers with additional express delivery options of our selection of grocery and in-store products. “
“For decades, Pharmaprix has been a destination of choice for Quebec customers when it comes to health and beauty products, staple foods and convenient shopping in general to help them make life a little easier,” said Matt Carr, vice president of merchandising at Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix. .
“Partnering with Instacart for their launch in Quebec will soon allow stores to better serve customers wherever they need us, whether it’s in person or delivered right to their door. “
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with Instacart to offer our customers in the Quebec market an innovative and transparent shopping experience and same day delivery service,” said Deborah Neff, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Sephora Canada.
“Now more than ever, we are committed to meeting the changing needs of our customers and providing them with the flexibility, ease and convenience to shop the way they want. We are delighted that our Quebec customers will soon be able to take advantage of Instacart’s unique services to shop with us.
Quebecers can start shopping on Instacart by going to www.instacart.ca or by opening the app on their mobile device, entering their address and browsing to the retailer of their choice. To access the Instacart French experience, customers must have the preferred language on their web browser or phone set to French Canada. An Instacart buyer will select, pack, and deliver the order within the customer’s time frame – whether they choose to receive their order within an hour or schedule their delivery in advance.
Costco delivery is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT. Les Aliments M&M delivery is available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. Walmart is available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.
In addition to the mobile app and the Instacart Marketplace website, Quebecers will also be able to access Instacart delivery via Costco’s web and mobile platforms and Les Aliments M&M in the coming days, both powered by Enterprise services from Instacart.
Instacart is the leading online grocery platform in North America. Instacart Buyers offer same-day delivery and pickup services to bring fresh groceries and essentials to busy individuals and families in the United States and Canada. Instacart has partnered with more than 600 beloved national, regional and local retailers, including unique brands, to deliver from nearly 55,000 stores in more than 5,500 cities across North America. Instacart’s delivery service is available to over 85% of US homes and 80% of Canadian homes. The company’s cutting-edge enterprise technology also powers the e-commerce platforms of some of the world’s largest retail players, supporting their websites, apps and white-label delivery solutions. Instacart offers an Instacart Express subscription which includes reduced service fees and unlimited free shipping for orders over $ 35. For more information, visit www.instacart.com. For anyone interested in becoming an Instacart buyer, visit https://shoppers.instacart.com/.