January 25, 2022

Uber Partners with Smart & Final to Expand West Coast Services

Uber Technologies, Inc. has announced its new partnership with Smart & Final Stores, Inc. to expand their on-demand and scheduled grocery delivery to customers across the West Coast.

As of January 25, 173 Smart & Final stores across Arizona, California and Nevada are available to shop through Uber and Uber Eats, with plans to onboard all of Smart & Final’s 254 locations. Smart & Final is the first major grocery US partner to offer alcohol to customers through Uber Eats. Alcohol is now available for delivery in California with plans to expand the offering to Arizona and Nevada later this year.

“Grocery continues to be a rapid area of growth for us this year with millions of consumers ordering groceries and other essentials through Uber each month,” said Oskar Hjertonsson, Head of grocery at Uber. “By partnering with grocers like Smart & Final, we’re able to meet our customer’s demands for more high-quality products, including alcohol, at value prices delivered seamlessly, right to their door.”

Since launching in July 2020, Uber has seen consistent growth in the US for its grocery category.

“Consumers are increasingly looking for easy and convenient ways to shop, and this new partnership with Uber allows Smart & Final to bring our more than 3,000 club store items, farm-fresh produce, organic products and even alcohol to new and existing shoppers via a convenient on-demand experience,” said Joe VanDette, Group Vice President – Marketing & Digital. “Smart & Final is committed to providing our customers, whether they be in-store or at home, the opportunity to save time and money without a membership fee.”

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