As the online delivery wars heat up, Walmart is expanding its grocery pickup service to the hometown of one of its biggest rivals.
Walmart will open its 1,000th online grocery pickup location on Sept. 6, with the addition of five stores in Seattle. The free service, initially piloted in 2013 in Denver, enables customers to order groceries online and pick them up at their local Walmart store without leaving their cars. To pick up an order, customers park in a specified parking space, and enter a designated number to alert an associate, who retrieves the prepared order and loads it into the customer’s car.. . . more