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• The Tennessean reports that delivery service Instacart has expanded into the Nashville market, allowing consumers to shop online at retailers that include Publix, Whole Foods, Costco and Petco and then pick a delivery window "anywhere from one hour to later in the week ... Instacart’s delivery fee is $5.99, or customers can opt for an annual membership for $149, which waives the delivery fee."


Internet Retailer reports that UK retailer Tesco, having only last year gotten into the click-and-collect business after years of providing deliveries, has decided to expand the service so that anyone who orders before 9 am able to pick up their food after 12 noon. To this point, customers ordering before 1 pm were able to pick up after 4 pm.

The service will be available at more than 300 stores in the UK.

The story says that "in the last year the number of people using the service has grown by 20% – with 10% of all such orders picked up on the day they were ordered."
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