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Walmart inaugurates 1000th online grocery pickup location

Published 07 September 2017

Retail giant Walmart has inaugurated its 1000th online grocery pickup location.

The company is opening its 1,000th Online Grocery Pickup location tomorrow.The free service, which was initially piloted in Denver in 2013, enables customers to order groceries online and pick them up at their local Walmart store without leaving their cars, and will open locations 995ththrough 1,000th in Seattle, Washington.

“Customers from Atlanta to Albuquerque and Nashville to New York have told us what an ally Online Grocery Pickup is in their fight to save something so important – time,” said Mike Turner, vice president of eCommerce Operations for Walmart U.S.

“Our daily mission is to help our customers keep a little more money in their pockets and add more time in their schedules. Online Grocery is doing that for the millions of customers who have tried the service, so we won’t stop with store 1,000.”

In celebration of this milestone, Walmart will be giving away sweet treats and $5 promotion codes that can be used with a future Online Grocery Pickup order to customers at Online Grocery locations across the country.

In Seattle, the company will be giving away Google Home devices to the first 250 Online Grocery customers in the market.

Source: Company Press Release