New one-hour grocery delivery service is coming to Columbia

Instacart, billed to be the fast-growing retail delivery service whose shoppers hand pick and
deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that it has expanded into Columbia to serve
more than 222,000 households.


Columbia residents can now order from their favorite retailers like Whole Foods Market, Publix, Costco,
Petco, and have their groceries delivered straight to their doorsteps in as little as one hour.

Over the past year we’ve seen incredible demand in the Columbia area,” said Nick Friedrich, Instacart
General Manager. “We work with a variety of local retailers to provide the freshest, highest quality
groceries to our customers. Expansion into Columbia gives us an opportunity to expand service in the
South Carolina market. We’re also excited to build a world class shopper community, where we can
offer fun and flexible jobs for our shoppers, who ultimately deliver this amazing service to the

Areas of service include:


Forest Acres

West Columbia






 Instacart is also bringing new jobs to the area with plans to bring on
more than 100 new shoppers.

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How it works.

  1. Visit or open the mobile app.
  2. Select your city and store
  3. Choose a delivery time
  4. An Instacart shopper delivers your groceries