Rouses Markets Continue To Expand Its Online Offerings

Goes live with online shopping and same-day grocery delivery


NEW ORLEANS – Last month, Instacart, online tech company offering same-day grocery delivery service, announced it's expansion to the greater New Orleans area. Local grocery chain Rouses was among the list of companies offered by the new service. 

Instacart launched in New Orleans on March 8 offering customers their Rouses local products, among chain stores like Walmart and Petco. 

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In a press release sent out March 14, Rouses announced that now customers could order groceries through their on website using Instacart, as well as app-based service Shipt. 

Shipt is a Birmingham, Alabama based company that, like Instacart, offers an online same-day grocery delivery service. 

According to the press announcment, Shipt will begin offering its service to Rouses customers beginning March 27 with Rouses stores in the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette markets. Shipt’s marketplace at gives customers the ability to shop the in-store assortment of products online, noting any preferences, before choosing a delivery window, in as soon as one hour.

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Donny Rouse, CEO, said his company is partnering with popular app-based services Instacart and Shipt to cover locations throughout the Gulf Coast.

“Now if you don’t have time to come to Rouses, Rouses can come to you,” said Rouse. We wanted something seamless. Partnering with Instacart and Shipt allows us to offer an online shopping experience that fits our busy customers’ needs while matching the quality and service they find in our stores.”

In addition to this e-commerce option, Rouses announced plans to introduce a click-and-collect curbside program this spring. Customers will be able to visit to shop and schedule a pick-up for the same day.

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