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In Rochester, the Democrat and Chronicle reports that working with delivery service Instacart, "Wegmans Food Markets will begin rolling out same-day grocery delivery next week across upstate New York — launching Tuesday in Buffalo, and beginning Aug. 8 in Rochester."

The story notes that "Wegmans and Instacart began offering delivery in mid-June in northern Virginia and Maryland markets. The initial rollout schedule did not include upstate. And there still are limits. Stores in Canandaigua and Ithaca are not included, for example, and the delivery area is set between 20 and 30 minutes from select store locations, said Wegmans spokeswoman Tracy Van Auker."

Delivery costs $5.99 per order of $35 or more, with unlimited one-hour deliveries for customers who pay an annual membership fee of between $99 and $149, depending on location.
KC's View:
It is a measure of the great respect that I have for Wegmans that I continue to believe that they will find the Instacart tie-up to be a mistake, largely because it cedes control of an important part of the customer experience to an outside company. The only way I think this makes sense is if Wegmans is using it to mark time while it develops its own delivery infrastructure.

Which wouldn't surprise me.