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New Service Offers Grocery Shopping & Fridge Stocking

This is taking home shopping to a whole new level!

September 25, 2017

Heading to the grocery store to buy your groceries is so 2015! We all lead such busy lives and don't have time to go up and down the aisles at the store picking out the food we may want to eat the next week or two. 

I know for me, I struggle to figure out what I am craving and walk laps trying to figure out what I want to eat. It's frustrating and exhausting. It would probably help me if I just handed over the grocery shopping to the home shoppers at Harris Teeter or one of the other stores that offer the service. You go online, make a list, and go pick up your bagged groceries. It's so easy. Plus if you're trying to eat healthily, it can help you not buy all the junk food on a whim. 

There are also all of those meal delivery services that send you the box with all the ingredients to make an entire meal. I've personally used Hello Fresh and have made some amazing meals, but I think without a coupon code or discount, it's a bit spendy. 

And now there's going to be a new service that takes home shopping to the next level and it's from Walmart. I don't live near Walmart anymore so I don't go there as much, but they did start offering home shopping in 2015. It's pretty similar to other chain's, but the best part of no waiting in those notoriously long Walmart lines. 

Walmart's new service would gather your groceries for you and come into your home and unpack them. Hate stocking your fridge? Hate putting all of the dry goods away in the pantry? Walmart's new service is just the thing for you. 

How do you feel about a stranger coming into your home to put away your groceries when you're not home? Obviously, there will be background checks, etc on the people hired for this position. 

This service is currently being tested in Silicon Valley, Ca with customers with smart locks on their homes. "The delivery person is given a one-time code to open the door and customers get an alert on their smartphones when someone enters. If they have cameras set up in the home, customers can watch as their orders are dropped off."

It sounds pretty amazing to me.