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Grocery delivery service app Instacart expands into NEPA starting Sept. 12

Grocery delivery service app Instacart expands into NEPA starting Sept. 12
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From a press release:

If you hate grocery shopping or have just become too busy (or lazy) to go out and shop, Instacart has a quick and easy solution.

The national service/app is launching in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area next week to do all your grocery shopping for you. Plus, they’re planning to bring on over 100 personal shoppers to fulfill the orders, providing income-earning opportunities.

Beginning next Tuesday, Sept. 12, Instacart is launching in Northeastern Pennsylvania to deliver orders from Wegmans, PriceRite, CVS, and Petco in as little as one hour. Most customers choose to have delivery in the next two hours, and you can also schedule up to six days in advance.

Delivery windows start as early as 9 a.m. and can run as late as midnight, depending on local store hours. You can view available delivery times from the online shopping cart.

Over 153,000 local households will have access to Instacart, the nation’s largest on-demand grocery delivery service. Orders can be placed through an app available for iOS and Android devices or on

New areas of service will include Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Moosic, Taylor, Old Forge, Dunmore, Clarks Summit, Chinchilla, Throop, Dickson City, Blakely, Jessup, Olyphant, Archbald, Mayfield, Carbondale,, Exeter, Harding, Dupont, Avoca, Pittston, Wyoming, Hudson, Luzerne, Edwardsville, Kingston, Shavertown, Plymouth, Sugar Notch, and Mountain Top.