Walmart expands InHome delivery to over 10 million additional U.S. households


Walmart has announced a significant expansion of its InHome delivery service, now reaching an additional 10 million U.S. households, including major cities like Boston, Cambridge, and Newton. This expansion also extends to other key markets such as Detroit, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and San Bernardino, marking a major milestone in Walmart’s commitment to providing convenient shopping solutions.

Streamlining Grocery Deliveries

Walmart’s InHome service is designed to make life easier for busy families and individuals by delivering fresh groceries and everyday essentials directly to their doorsteps or even unpacking items straight into their kitchen or garage refrigerators. With this expansion, the service now covers more than 50 markets and over 45 million homes across the United States.

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Key Features of Walmart InHome Delivery

Here’s how the InHome service works:

– Ordering: Customers can place orders through the Walmart website or the Walmart app, selecting items eligible for in-home delivery.

– Delivery: A highly trained InHome associate delivers the items to the customer’s preferred location inside the home using a one-time access code. Each delivery is recorded with a wearable camera, providing customers with a video they can access for up to a week.

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Added Benefits for Walmart+ Members

InHome is available as an add-on to the Walmart+ membership at $12.95 per month or $98 per year, with an additional option for unlimited fee-free and tip-free InHome delivery at an extra $7 per month or $40 per year. Walmart+ members enjoy numerous benefits, including unlimited free deliveries, discounts on fuel and travel, free pet telehealth visits through Pawp, early access to promotions, and streaming via Paramount+.

Haley McShane, General Manager of InHome at Walmart U.S., highlighted the timely nature of this expansion. “As families in Boston and beyond head into a busy summer, we’re offering a faster, more convenient way to handle everyday chores,” McShane stated. This expansion is part of Walmart’s broader strategy to enhance customer experience and integrate more deeply into the digital lifestyle of consumers.

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This expansion not only reinforces Walmart’s position as a leader in retail innovation but also caters to the evolving needs of modern consumers, seeking convenience and reliability in their shopping experiences.

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