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Peapod.com, the online grocery store started in 1989 by brothers Andrew and Thomas Parkinson, has grown from the small shopping and delivery service the Parkinsons operated themselves with help from family and friends to become a major internet player. Peapod having served more than 8 million customers has secured its position as the country's leading internet grocer, serving 18 U.S. markets. Now owned by Royal Ahold and working closely with Stop & Shop and Giant Foods, www.Peapod.com has sweepingly changed the way Americans shop for food.
"Customers see us for what we are: a lifestyle solution designed around their busy schedules," says Andrew Parkinson, company founder and president. "Our lives are more demanding than ever, and Peapod makes it possible to keep up with them."
Selection just a click away
With more than 10,000 products for shoppers to choose from, Peapod boasts not just the expected selection of grocery basics, but also farm-fresh produce; restaurant-quality meats and seafood; diverse prepared foods and party trays; deli meats and cheeses (sliced to order); Kosher, organic and specialty foods; a vast selection of produce; a variety of beer, wine and beverages (in select markets); pet supplies; videos; office and school supplies and private label products from supermarket partners Stop & Shop and Giant.
Working in one of the company's two state-of-the-art freestanding warehouses (in Chicago Washington) or in any of sixteen smaller warerooms (in the Stop & Shop markets), www.Peapod.com personal shoppers are trained to select quality meats and seafood and to improve the ritual of hand-picking, squeezing and smelling perishables. Customers can even provide directives for some picks, for example by selecting yellow or green bananas and thin or thick-sliced deli meats when they shop.