Food Lion launches grocery pickup at KDH, Grandy stores

By on October 15, 2018

“To-Go” spaces at the Kill Devil Hills Food Lion. (Kari Pugh)

Food Lion stores in Kill Devil Hills and Grandy are now offering grocery pickup. Each store held ribbon-cutting ceremonies Monday morning to introduce the new service.

The new service allows shoppers to order groceries online for the same prices as items in stores and schedule a pickup time that works for their schedule.

Customers can click here, enter one of the participating zip codes, and select the closest participating store. Next, they add items to a virtual cart, pick a day and hour window for pickup and proceed to checkout.

A trained Food Lion associate will then accept the order and prepare it at the store for the customer’s designated timeframe. Upon arrival, To-Go shoppers may park in the designated parking area, where a Food Lion associate will deliver their order directly to their car. Food Lion To-Go is available seven days per week from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

First orders are free. Subsequent pickups cost $1.99 for pickups of more than $35 in groceries and $5.99 for orders under $35.

The Kill Devil Hills Food Lion is at 1720 N. Croatan Highway. The Grandy store is at 123 Forbes Loop.

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Alice Ann Hengesbach

I am thrilled with this idea. I spoke with my KDH Food Lion today and will be trying the service soon. After the items are selected they are refrigerated/frozen as appropriate in designated cold lockers until pick up. The $1.99 fee is charged by InstaCart which manages the website. Food Lion does not charge a fee. For many of us who work two and three jobs, this is a time saver. Thanks Food Lion.

Frank Moore

A pick up fee to sell groceries ? With all the grocery stores down here there should be no fee charged. Being a former part time employee I know that there is most of the time one or more employees available to do the cart filling. This is a good service and will benefit some level of customer but it should be done for free, as a thank you for shopping at there store. I feel this will not change the majority of shoppers habit nor generate new customers which is what they are counting on. As far as a… Read more »