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5 Grocery Delivery Services

Home Grocery Delivery is About More Than Convenience. It Can Be Economical, Too.


How much time do you spend each week on grocery shopping? One way to save time is to use a grocery delivery service to have groceries delivered right to your home or office.

Before you discard this idea as being too costly, consider this:

  • Having your groceries delivered can prevent unnecessary spur-of-the-moment purchases.
  • Placing one large order per month with all your non-perishable goods can dramatically shorten the length of your weekly grocery shopping trips.
  • The time you save may actually be worth more to you than the cost of the grocery delivery charge.
The following companies offer home delivery:

1. Peapod

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  • 1-800-5-PEAPOD (1-800-573-2763)
  • Offers grocery delivery in CT, IL, MA, RI, NY, NJ, DC, MD, VA, WI
  • The minimum order is $50.00
  • Delivery fees range from $6.95 to $9.95

2. Safeway

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  • Offers grocery delivery in AZ, CA, MD, OR, VA, WA, and DC
  • The minimum order is $50
  • Typical delivery fees range from $4.95-$9.95

3. Netgrocer

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  • Ships groceries throughout the United States via FedEx
  • Shipping rates vary according to region

4. We Go Shop

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  • Offers grocery delivery in many locations throughout the U.S.
  • Each local delivery group is responsible for setting its own fees
  • Delivery charges vary, but the average is about $25 for $150 of groceries

5. Fresh Direct

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  • Offers grocery delivery in the New York Metropolitan area
  • The minimum order is $50
  • Delivery fees range from $2.99 to $9.99 per order
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