Walmart announced Tuesday that it was teaming up with on-demand delivery service Postmates to expand its grocery-delivery business, in another effort to compete with Amazon. The partnership will allow Walmart to provide same-day delivery of fresh food and other items to customers who order online, starting in Charlotte, North Carolina, and expanding to 100 other metro areas in the coming months. Amazon, which acquired Whole Foods in June 2017, and other retailers, including Target, also offer same-day delivery of groceries.
With the addition of Postmates, Walmart says it will be able to reach about 40% of households around the country.. . . more