Shoppers Drug Mart brings same-day delivery to Ontario

Shoppers Drug Mart announced that it would be making shopping more convenient for its shoppers by launching a same-day delivery service through a partnership with Instacart.

Those across Ontario now have access to the service, which includes the delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications from 60 of its locations across the province.

"For decades, Shoppers Drug Mart has been a destination for Ontarians for health and beauty products, food staples and general convenient shopping to help them make life a little bit easier," Matt Carr, the vice president of merchandising at Shoppers Drug Mart, said. "Working with Instacart allows us to serve our customers wherever they need us, whether that's in a store or delivered right to their door."

For those Shoppers Drug Mart customer’s across Canada’s Ontario, including Toronto, Ottawa, Waterloo, Cambridge, Hamilton and London communities, they can go online or open the Instacart app on their mobile device to begin filling up their carts.

Afterwards, an Instacart personal shopper will pick, pack and deliver the order within the customer’s designated time frame — in as fast as one hour or up to five days in advance, the company said.

"We're proud to expand our partnership with Loblaw to deliver groceries, household essentials and over-the-counter medications from Shoppers Drug Mart to customers across the GTA in as fast as an hour," Andrew Nodes, the vice president of retail accounts for Instacart, said. "Together, Instacart and Shoppers Drug Mart are helping busy people and families stock their pantries and medicine cabinets with household essentials from a local retailer they love and trust."

For orders of $35 or more, the delivery fee id just $3.99, With an Instacart Express membership for $9.99 a month or an annual fee of $99, customers get unlimited, free delivery on orders over $35.