Why would you even bother looking at retail stores delivering groceries right now? Because successfully securing a grocery delivery order takes lightning quick skills in some regions — with many of us doing our online grocery order during 2 a.m. insomnia episodes. For other regions of the country, it’s simply impossible to secure a delivery slot.
So, creativity is the name of the game if you want to round out your grocery list for the week.
Here are a few non-grocery retailers offering to ship groceries to your home. Of course, these prices may not beat Walmart, but if availability is an issue for you, I hope you find these leads helpful!
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1. Order coconut oil from Home Depot.
Sure, this particular coconut oil is packaged and sold as popcorn-popping oil, but there’s no reason you can’t also use it for anything else you’d use coconut oil to cook.
You’ll get free shipping to your home when you place a $45 order from HomeDepot.com.
2. Get produce, organic milk, cheese, and more delivered from Office Depot.
Since many offices stock the kitchen with food for employees, office supply stores can be your Plan B when your supermarket is out of stock and can’t fulfill all your grocery delivery items.
You can find food from so many categories like produce, dairy, meat, pantry, bread, frozen food, and more at OfficeDepot.com.
Plus, get 15% off when you sign up for Office Depot emails. Delivery is a flat rate of $9.95, comparable to delivery fees at Walmart or Kroger.
3. Order Greek yogurt, bacon, and whipped cream from Staples.
Staples.com has a lot of overlap with Office Depot when it comes to items sold, so if you can’t find something at one office supply store, check the other.
Shipping is currently free at Staples — no minimum order needed!
4. Get cereal, oatmeal, KIND bars, and more delivered from Macy’s.
Macy’s storefronts are closed right now, but you can find hidden gems to fill your pantry when you order a snack box from Macys.com.
Snack boxes range in price from $33 – $105, with the more expensive boxes offering more quantities of snacks. You’ll get free shipping when you spend just $25, so if you buy just one of these snack boxes, expect free shipping!
Here are a few examples of snack boxes:
- Kellogg’s mini cereal boxes
- Quaker Oatmeal
- Nature Valley Granola Bars
- Carnation Instant Breakfast pouches
- Special K Pastry Crisps
- Belvita cookies
- Emerald Nuts
- NutriGrain Bars
- Welch’s Fruit Snacks
- KIND Bars
- Kashi Bars
- goodnessKNOWS Bars
- NutriGrain Bars
- Clif Bars
- Nature Valley Bars
- Fiber One Bars
5. Brew your own beer at home — Kohl’s will deliver a craft beer brewing kit.
In some regions you can’t order alcohol for home delivery from grocery stores. And in other regions, beer is just hard to get your hands on right now. But, Kohl’s to the rescue with this craft beer home brewing kit.
You can make two gallons of your own craft beer with this kit. In fact, there’s a Kohl’s coupon and you can earn Kohl’s Cash too. Get paid to drink beer? Sign this girl up.
Shipping is free when you spend at least $75 at Kohls.com.
Use TAKE20 to get 20% off
Get $10 Kohl’s Cash when you spend $50
Final price: $54.39, plus $10 Kohl’s Cash
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6. Get a box of fruit (bananas, oranges, grapes and more) delivered from Edible Arrangements.
While Edible Arrangements usually offers fancy fruit arrangements, during the coronavirus pandemic, they are also offering a box of fruit for $24.99. Shipping is free!
Selection varies, and based on the reviews, it seems it’s always slightly fewer items than the image on EdibleArrangements.com suggests, but here’s what you can expect to receive:
7. JCPenney is delivering Harry & David produce and nut gift baskets.
Get pears, nuts, apples, and more when you order a Harry & David Deluxe Orchard Gift Basket.
Shipping is free when you spend at least $49.
Here’s what’s in a Harry & David Orchard Gift Basket:
- Roasted almonds
- Jumbo cashews
- Dried Fruit Paradise Mix
- Peanut butter pretzels
- About six pears
- About four apples
- Crater Lake Crunch Trail Mix
Use SPRING44 tp get $10 off
Final Price: $90
8. Get non-perishable foods at CVS.com.
CVS.com allows you to online order pretty much anything that doesn’t require refrigeration, so thinks snacks, cereals, soups, canned goods. You can get all of this delivered, too, through Instacart so regular fees apply.
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