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New Online Grocery Delivery Service Debuts in Lansing Area

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The company Instacart has begun online grocery deliver service in the Lansing area.

A new online grocery service is making its debut in the Lansing area. 


San Francisco-based Instacart is already in about 85 urban markets in Michigan. 


The company is part of a growing retail industry that allows shoppers to place and pay for their orders electronically and then have their groceries delivered to them. 


Area Operations Manager Megan Zigler says they have a diverse field of clients.


“We do have people that have mobility issues, we have people that don’t have cars; and then we also offer it as a convenience to people that just hate shopping,” says Zigler. 


Instacart joins competitor Shipt in the Lansing metro area. 


The company will operate from local CVS, Petco, Kroger and Meijer stores.






Kevin Lavery is a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things considered.
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