Need something right now? For those of us who love instant shopping, there are stores around the country and services that have combined the online ordering with the same-day delivery.
Same-day delivery service lets you shop everything from birthday gifts to laundry detergent and get it within 24 hours. More than half of the online stores provide same-day delivery, and 65% plan to offer it within a year. The list isn’t all-inclusive, and availability depends on your location: check online to find that your store offers same-day delivery and these services are available in your area.
Amazon – Amazon Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery – Get Same-Day Delivery on anything. In more than 8,000 cities nationwide, shoppers can get same-day delivery on more than a million products.
Barnes & Noble – This service is available in New York City, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco peninsula via Google Shopping Express and is free for Barnes & Noble members ordering qualified products marked “Same-Day Deliver”.
Best Buy – Best Buy started same-day delivering in 2015 and fast expanded to 40+ markets. Same-day delivery is available 7 days a week.
Google Express – Google has collaborated with a variety of stores, including Fairway, Costco, 1-800-FLOWERS, Walgreens and Payless. The service offers to shoppers in several large markets free same-day delivery on eligible orders.
Instacart – The service offers fast delivery from stores including Whole Foods, Costco, Petco and Target, plus local grocery chains in most states (including Hawaii).
Walmart – Walmart now offers same-day delivery of grocery orders. Place your order online and reserve your time slot.
Bloomingdale’s – Bloomies has your back in 9 U.S. metro areas where clients receive same-day delivery on orders placed from Monday through Sunday.
Macy’s – The popular store recently launched same-day delivery. You must spend $99+ and pay a flat $8 shipping fee for the service from Monday-Sunday, currently available in 30 U.S. cities.