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Shoppers who use food stamps are turning to Amazon to buy groceries online during the pandemic, and it could help the company win business away from Walmart

Shoppers who use food stamps are increasingly turning to Amazon to buy groceries online during the pandemic. Over 1 million US households bought groceries online in September using Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits, with the majority of that shopping taking place at Amazon and Walmart, according to Bloomberg. The rise […]
Shoppers who use food stamps are turning to Amazon to buy groceries online during the pandemic, and it could help the company win business away from Walmart
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I’m a 61-year-old Instacart shopper who drives an average of 25,000 miles a year delivering groceries. This spring my car looked like a medical supply store.

Kathy Harwick is a 61-year-old Instacart shopper who lives in Beaverton, Oregon. She’s been working for Instacart for four years. Before becoming a full-time shopper she worked in administration in the medical industry. Harwick said in the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic she had “no idle time,” with […]
I’m a 61-year-old Instacart shopper who drives an average of 25,000 miles a year delivering groceries. This spring my car looked like a medical supply store.