COVID-19 Surge: New Wave Of Panic Buying Empties Bay Area Grocery ShelvesA new wave of panic buying is coinciding new COVID restrictions, a dramatic surge in cases, and traditionally, the busiest time of year for grocery stores.
Instacart Hires 300,000 Workers In A Month, Plans To Hire 250,000 MoreInstacart hired 300,000 workers in recent weeks to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries spurred by the pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Highlights Support Of People In Need Of Groceries During PandemicThe city of San Francisco is working to support people who are in quarantine due to the novel coronavirus but can’t access groceries through a variety of programs, Mayor London Breed announced Monday.
Local Businesses Fulfill Grocery Orders As Online Delivery Services Overwhelmed During PandemicAs the Bay Area shelter-in-place enters its second month, many people are trying to use online grocery delivery services. But many of the services, like Instacart, Safeway grocery delivery and Amazon Fresh, are experiencing overwhelming demand.
Instacart Plans To Hire 300,000 As Demand Surges For Grocery Deliveries During Coronavirus OutbreakInstacart is looking to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries as millions of people are urged to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus.
North Bay Grocery Store Shelves Refilled After Spate Of Coronavirus Panic BuyingAfter struggling with high demand and panic buying earlier in the week, on Thursday the shelves on some North Bay grocery stores appeared to be recovering.
Female Suspect Pepper Sprays Woman, Steals Her Groceries In San FranciscoA suspect pepper-sprayed a 65-year-old woman late Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District and then stole her groceries, police said.
New Industry Study Shows Soda Tax May Not Raise Price Of SodaA new, industry-funded study on Berkeley’s soda tax says it may be having unintended consequences.
Groceries Coming To Southern Marin With Target Store OpeningA Marin City shopping center that has struggled for years with vacant storefronts has just signed a deal to have Target come in as an anchor tenant.
3 Delivery Services That Will Make You Never Want To Leave Home AgainThere's so many new delivery services popping up around the Bay Area -- so which ones are the most useful? CNET Senior Editor Jessica Dolcourt takes them on a test drive.
Online Safeway Shoppers Overcharged According To California JudgeSafeway customers who bought groceries online recently may be due a refund.
ConsumerWatch: National Report Claims 10% Of Food Mislabeled, Diluted or MisrepresentedThe National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.
As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk StockedGrocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.
Whole Foods Teams With SF-Based Instacart For Fast Online Grocery Delivery Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with San Francisco-based Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities.
Whole Foods Penalized $800,000 For Overcharging California Customers Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.