Company Updates

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A Hot Take on America’s Favorite Hot Sauces 🌶

Company Updates

A Hot Take on America’s Favorite Hot Sauces 🌶

One thing is certain when it comes to Americans’ food preferences — everything is better with hot sauce. From sandwiches and burritos to soups and eggs, these foods and many more in between are arguably…...

Jan 18, 2022
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Inspiring Customers to ‘Break up With Takeout’ With the National Launch of Ready Meals

Company Updates

Inspiring Customers to ‘Break up With Takeout’ With the National Launch of Ready Meals

Today we’re launching Ready Meals: fresh, healthy and cost-effective alternatives to restaurant takeout from customers’ favorite grocers. With Ready Meals, consumers nationwide can now take a break from cooking and instead get fresh, ready-made meals…...

Jan 13, 2022
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Expanding Our EBT SNAP Offering & Celebrating a Year of Increasing Food Access

Company Updates

Expanding Our EBT SNAP Offering & Celebrating a Year of Increasing Food Access

At Instacart, our mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. One year ago, we introduced Electronic Benefits Transfer and Supplemental…...

Dec 15, 2021
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Shopper Community

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Celebrating Shoppers with the Souper Shopper Sweepstakes

Shopper Community

Celebrating Shoppers with the Souper Shopper Sweepstakes

In the midst of a busy holiday season, customers are looking to Instacart and its shopper community more than ever to bring the items they need to their doorsteps. Whether that’s food for their favorite…...

Dec 17, 2021
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10 Items or Less: Delivering Holiday Spirit

Shopper Community

10 Items or Less: Delivering Holiday Spirit

The Instacart community is as diverse as the items in the grocery store — every day, tens of thousands of individuals shop, deliver, and become an extension of people’s households. We want to share this…...

Nov 30, 2021
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Introducing New Safety Features to Support Shoppers

Shopper Community

Introducing New Safety Features to Support Shoppers

One of the most important things we can do at Instacart is enable shoppers to earn safely. As part of this commitment, today we’re excited to introduce new safety features and technology for shoppers. Introducing…...

Nov 17, 2021
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Taste of Instacart

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Building an Inclusive PM team for Instacart Ads with Ali Miller, Instacart’s Senior Director of Product Management

Taste of Instacart

Building an Inclusive PM team for Instacart Ads with Ali Miller, Instacart’s Senior Director of Product Management

“I had a wonderful high school History teacher who showed me that history isn’t always just the big names, events, or the victor’s version—it’s a story behind those stories and the individual personalities, motivations, and…...

Jan 19, 2022
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Instacart Named to Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces 2021

Company Updates

Instacart Named to Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces 2021

We’re honored to share that Instacart has been featured in Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021. The list shines a light on the top 100 companies recognized for employee happiness and satisfaction at work. …...

Oct 25, 2021
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Meet Jennifer Meyer, Regional Director of Brand Partnerships

Taste of Instacart

Meet Jennifer Meyer, Regional Director of Brand Partnerships

“I was born and raised in the Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) advertising world,” says Jennifer Meyer, Instacart’s Director of Brand Partnerships, and a look at her resume proves she’s only half-joking. Her first major role in…...

Oct 20, 2021
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How It's Made

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Building for Balance

How It's Made

Building for Balance

How we developed a unified marketplace balancing engine with machine learning and optimization. Written by Trace Levinson, Senior Machine Learning Engineer. The Instacart Marketplace team is deeply focused on producing both timely, high-quality deliveries for…...

Jan 12, 2022
Read time: 10min
Catalog Localization: more than just a translation!

How It's Made

Catalog Localization: more than just a translation!

You moved to Quebec and started to learn French and use it in your daily life, even in every app you use. You even changed the language on your phone! How excited you must have…...

Nov 1, 2021
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Designing Digital Experiences That Augment the Analog World

How It's Made

Designing Digital Experiences That Augment the Analog World

Shoppers are the backbone of Instacart’s business. Every day, we’re energized by being able to help them serve customers more effectively and support their learning and development to build a long-term relationship. In their offline…...

Mar 16, 2021
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Instacart Retail

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Instacart Ads

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Working with Instacart Ads: BetterBody Foods + Pacvue Success Story

Instacart Ads

Working with Instacart Ads: BetterBody Foods + Pacvue Success Story

In this series, Working with Instacart Ads, we take a look at real-world examples of brand partners who have successfully used Instacart Ads to meet, and exceed, their advertising objectives.  In this article, we look…...

Jan 4, 2022
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Delivering Value, Inspiration and Flavor to Thanksgiving Tables with Campbell’s Swanson Campaign

Instacart Ads

Delivering Value, Inspiration and Flavor to Thanksgiving Tables with Campbell’s Swanson Campaign

Instacart Ads works hand-in-hand with our brand partners to help them deliver value and engage with consumers directly at the point of purchase in the digital grocery aisles. Consumers today expect online shopping to mirror…...

Dec 22, 2021
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Consumer Trends of 2021: The great milk debate

Instacart Ads

Consumer Trends of 2021: The great milk debate

As we close out 2021, the Instacart Ads team has been looking at consumer trends in online grocery shopping over the past year. In each article of this series we’ll dive into a specific category…...

Dec 21, 2021
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