Grocery Chains Offering Curbside Pickup in the US

COVID-19 has resulted in a 110% increase in daily online grocery sales. Businesses are also offering curbside pickup options in order to attract customers. Pharmacies, restaurants and even libraries are adopting the in store pickup facility in an attempt to keep their businesses running. It is easier and cheaper for brick and mortar stores to set up curbside pickup compared to setting up an online delivery system. In addition, it is seen as a faster and safer alternative to pickup groceries and essentials.

We looked into top grocery chains in the US offering curbside pickup – Walmart, Target, Publix, Kroger, Albertsons Company, Costco, Aldi, Whole Foods, Food Lion.

Insights in Brief:

  • Walmart (4,590) has the largest number of stores offering curbside pickup.
  • All Target (1,871) and Publix (1,236) stores offer curbside pickup options.
  • Whole Foods (160) and Food Lion (159) have the lowest number of stores offering curbside pickup.

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Curbside Grocery Pickup in US

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We analyzed 15,450 stores of 9 major grocery chains in the US and found that more than 70% of grocery stores in the US offer in store pickup. Stores offering curbside grocery pick up service are present in all 50 states.

Walmart (4,590) is the chain with most number of stores providing in store pickup facility, more than 98% of Walmart stores allow in store pickup.  100% of Target and Publix stores provide in store pickup option.

90% of grocery stores in Florida (1,337) have in store pickup option, making Florida the state with most number of stores offering curbside pickup. Texas (1,049) and California (898) round up the top 3 states with the most number of stores offering in store pickup.

Walmart Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 4,590 Walmart stores in the US offering curbside pickup. Texas (507), Florida (338) and California (280) are the states with the most number of Walmart stores offering in store pickup. All 280 Walmart stores in California have in store pickup facility.

Target Curbside Pickup Stores

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All 1,871 Target stores have in store pickup option. California (298), Texas (151) and Florida (125) are the states with the most number of Target stores offering in store pickup.

Publix Curbside Pickup Stores

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All 1,236 Publix stores across 7 states provide curbside pickup. Florida (804), Georgia (188), Alabama (76) are the states with the most number of Publix stores offering in store pickup.

Kroger Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 1,094 Kroger stores in the US spread across 16 states that offer in store pickup. 82.5% of all Kroger stores have in store pick up. Texas (184), Ohio (166) and Georgia (140) are the states with the most number of Kroger stores allowing in store pickup.

Albertsons Company Curbside Pickup Stores

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Albertsons Company has a total of 2,278 stores across 18 subsidiary brands, 939 Albertsons and its subsidiary brands offer in store pickup. 41% of stores under Albertsons Company have in store pickup. California (165), Texas (136) and Washington (70) are the states with the most number of Albertsons Company stores offering curbside pickup.

Safeway (238) is the subsidiary brand with most number of stores offering in store pickup. Followed by, Albertsons (141) and VONS (62).

Costco Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 530 Costco stores in the US that have curbside pickup. Close to 97% of Costco stores have in store pick up. California (121), Texas (33) and Washington (30) are the states with the most number of Costco stores offering in store pickup.

Aldi Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 250 Aldi stores in the US that have curbside pickup. Around 12% of Aldi stores have in store pick up. Illinois (39), Florida (35) and Ohio (20) are the states with the most number of Aldi stores offering in store pickup.

Aldi is currently planning on increasing the number of stores that offer in store pickup to meet the growing demand for the service.

Whole Foods Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 160 Whole Foods stores in the US that have curbside pickup. More than 32% of Whole Foods stores have in store pick up. California (34), Texas (14) and Massachusetts (20) are the states with the most number of Whole Foods stores offering in store pickup.

Food Lion Curbside Pickup Stores

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There are 159 Food Lion stores in the US that have curbside pickup. 15% of Food Lion stores have in store pick up. North Carolina (77), Virginia (55) and South Carolina (24) are the states with the most number of Food Lion stores offering in store pickup.

Rise of In Store Pickup due to COVID-19

Brick and mortar stores have had a difficult time restarting their business due to the social distancing rules following the pandemic. In store pickup allows businesses to continue running their businesses while keeping themselves and the customers safe. The in store pick up service is being offered by different kinds of businesses other than the grocery chains and is expanding. Retail store location data is useful to monitor new services being offered by businesses, store closures and store openings. Web scraping can help you gather valuable data to monitor competitor products and retail stores.

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