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Instacart retailer to hire 300,000 workers as grocery delivery demand surges

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

24th Mar, 2020. 10:59 am
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Retail Brand – Instacart

Amidst the COVID 19 outbreak, people around the world and economy is suffering alot including the most famous and big names like Amazon, Apple and Facebook.

On the other hand, some brands and companies are coming with their endless efforts to curb the downfall of economy under this pandemic.

Retail brand, Instacart plans to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries as millions of people are urged to stay home.

According to CNN, The on-demand grocery startup, Instacart said that it seeks to hire 300,000 full-service shoppers.

The increase of workers in North America over the next three months occurs due to increased demand by the coronavirus pandemic.

“The last few weeks have been the busiest in Instacart’s history and our teams are working around the clock to reliably and safely serve all members of our community,” said Instacart founder and CEO Apoorva Mehta.

Instacart is one of several companies which deliver essentials to households that are now expanding fast at a time when much of the American economy hits the downfall.

Amazon and Walmart has recently announced to hire at least 100,000 workers due to increased customer demand.

However, there are concerns about whether companies are doing enough for workers, who are the backbone of the services they offer.

Meanwhile, Instacart has touted its surge in customer orders and introduced an option for customers to have orders left at their doorsteps.

However, workers have criticized the company for not doing enough for them.

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