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10/28/2021

Instacart, Dollar Tree expand partnership

Instacart’s same-day delivery in as quickly as one hour is now available at 7,000 Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores.
Sandra Levy
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Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, and Dollar Tree today announced that their partnership would be expanding. 

Customers are now able to obtain same-day delivery in as fast as one hour from nearly 7,000 Dollar Tree stores, bringing the total number of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores offering Instacart’s service to nearly 13,000 locations.

"When it comes to major household expenses, we know every dollar counts. That's why we're proud to expand our footprint with Dollar Tree and make same-day delivery from this beloved value retailer accessible to more families," said Carolyn Everson, president of Instacart. "Dollar Tree and Family Dollar offer truly unique shopping experiences that give customers more opportunities to save and discover new treasures every day. We're excited to extend the reach of these leading retailers and bring their incredible selection of discounted goods to more households nationwide."

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With the Dollar Tree expansion, Instacart now partners with more than 700 national, regional and local retailers, including unique brand names, to deliver from more than 65,000 stores.

"With our focus on best meeting customers' evolving needs, we are pleased to expand our Instacart partnership to provide even more households across the country with convenience and value on everyday products, as well as the party essentials and seasonal items that Dollar Tree is best known for," Michael Witynski, president and CEO of Dollar Tree, said. "Our customers discover new and exciting items every week, which help them celebrate all of life's occasions at an extreme value."

To begin shopping from Dollar Tree for same-day delivery via Instacart, customers can select the Dollar Tree storefront on the Instacart app. For all orders, an Instacart shopper will pick and deliver the order within the customer's chosen delivery time frame.

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Instacart and Dollar Tree first partnered to launch same-day delivery from Family Dollar in November 2020. Following a successful pilot, the companies expanded the partnership to more than 6,000 Family Dollar stores in January and began testing same-day delivery from Dollar Tree in August. Now the service is available across 48 states and Washington D.C.

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