AUSTIN, Texas (CBS SF) _ Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities.

Austin-based Whole Foods on Monday announced the deal with San Francisco-based Instacart that also includes online orders and in-store pickup at some sites.

Instacart delivers from Whole Foods stores in all 15 cities it currently serves: Atlanta; Austin; Boston; Boulder, Colorado; Chicago; Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; San Jose, California; Seattle and Washington, D.C.

Whole Foods says customers at select stores in Austin and Boston will soon be able to place orders online via Instacart and pick up the items at participating stores. The companies in the coming months will expand the in-store pickup option to all cities Instacart serves.

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