- Amazon is expanding its in-garage grocery delivery service to all markets where it currently offers grocery delivery through Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market, the company announced on Tuesday.
- The Key In-Garage Grocery Delivery service launched in five cities in November. Now it will be available to Prime members in more than 5,000 locations.
- Amazon is ramping up its in-garage delivery service as the retail behemoth grows its grocery business and competes with Walmart over delivery innovation.
With online grocery shopping now soaring years ahead of pre-pandemic estimates, retailers are rapidly testing and adding new convenience-focused innovations for delivery.
Amazon is speeding its in-garage grocery delivery service from limited pilot to nationwide expansion as the company seeks new ways to make its mark in the fast-evolving industry.
The Key In-Garage Grocery Delivery works by allowing eligible Prime members to link their myQ Smart Garage Hub or compatible garage door opener to Amazon’s Key service, then selecting “Key Delivery” at checkout when they order groceries. Delivery drivers get one-time access for each order to put groceries from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods into the customer’s garage. Shoppers who want to watch the delivery can use a Ring smart home camera or LiftMaster Smart Garage Camera.
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