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Sam’s Club Joins Forces with Instacart to Offer Same-Day Delivery of Groceries and Everyday Essentials

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Home delivery service launches in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and St. Louis

BENTONVILLE, ARK and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (February 27, 2018) – Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, Inc. (WMT: NYSE) offering superior quality items and services to millions of members, and Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, announced same-day delivery of groceries and everyday essentials to households in several markets across the U.S.

Sam’s Club enthusiasts in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and St. Louis, can now visit samsclub.com/instacart to fill their virtual carts with all their favorite items — from produce, meat, and frozen foods to everyday essentials including exclusive, premium-quality Member’s Mark products and small appliances — and have them delivered straight to their doorstep by Instacart, in as little as an hour.

“We know our members love our mix of exciting items, and appreciate it when we make life a little easier for them. Whether it’s Scan & Go, Club Pickup – and now delivery in as little as an hour– shopping with Sam’s Club is getting easier and more convenient, and we’re just getting started,” said Sachin Padwal, Sam’s Club’s Vice President of Omnichannel and In-Club Product. “Instacart is a trusted partner by so many customers, we are thrilled to be launching this service with them.”

Instacart customers will have the option to shop local Sam's Clubs without a membership, giving them access to Sam’s Club’s signature savings and bulk shopping options, paired with the convenience of same-day delivery. Sam's Club members will simply save their membership number in the loyalty card section to receive membership rewards and lower, member-only pricing on items.

"As Instacart continues to expand to new markets and reach new customers at a blistering pace, valued and respected brands such as Sam’s Club are the driving force behind it," said Sarah Mastrorocco, Instacart’s Vice President of Business Development. “We are thrilled to add value to their existing operations, while bringing the convenience of same-day delivery to more North Americans every day."

Same-day delivery in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and St. Louis is just the start. Sam’s Club hopes to expand this service to millions of additional households across the U.S throughout 2018, and beyond.

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About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club®, a division of Walmart, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products, savings and services to millions of members in nearly 600 clubs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Now in its 35th year, Sam’s Club continues to redefine warehouse shopping with its highly curated assortment of high quality fresh food and Member’s Mark items, in addition to market leading technologies and services like Scan & Go, Club Pickup and home delivery service in select markets. To learn more about Sam’s Club, visit the Sam’s Club Newsroom, shop at SamsClub.com, and interact with Sam’s Club on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About Instacart
Instacart helps people cross grocery shopping off their to-do lists with just a few clicks. Customers use the Instacart website or app to fill their virtual shopping cart with items from their favorite, local stores and Instacart connects them with shoppers who hand pick the items and deliver them straight to their door. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, Instacart has quickly scaled to over 210 markets and partnered with retailers across North America, including popular national chains as well as local, regional grocers. By combining a personal touch with cutting-edge technology, Instacart offers customers a simple solution to save time and eat fresh food from the most trusted grocery brands. Instacart is the only grocery service that can meet today’s on-demand lifestyle by delivering in as little as one hour. First delivery is free at www.instacart.com.