GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WFFT) — Meijer officials announced Friday the company is now offering its Meijer Pickup service at no charge as part of an initiative to provide customers multiple ways to conveniently and safely shop its stores for the holidays.
The new program is free on orders over $50, does not require a membership, offers the same costs as instore pricing and access to weekly sales items.
The popular service is now available at Meijer locations in Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio.
Customers place orders from their phone or desktop at Meijer Pickup.
“This is the latest of our efforts to adapt our digital services to help customers manage their lives during the pandemic and further enhance the experience of shopping at Meijer,” said Derek Steele, Vice President of Customer Strategy. “We believe the personalized service, coupled with the freshness and wide selection our stores offer, provides the digital solution so many of our customers are looking for during these challenging times.”
Steele said the company plans to hire an additional 10-15 team members at each store.
Those interested in being a personal shopper for the Meijer team can begin the hiring process by applying online at Meijer's website.
When ordering from Meijer.com, customers have access to more than 100,000 items online, including
grocery, general merchandise, toys, electronics, beauty care, and houseware items.
Customers can order online Meijer Pickup, keep track of their total basket, use mPerks rewards and coupons, note any preferences and choose an available time for pickup.
Customers text when they arrive a store and park in assigned area near the store.
Due to reduced hours during the pandemic, the Meijer Pickup service is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.