Starting today, Sept. 20, Meijer stores are able to bring alcohol to your home.
Meijer announced on Sept. 20 that Ohio customers could have beer and wine delivered from local stores right to their residences as part of the chain’s home-delivery service.
Beginning Sept. 20, customers may add items from the retailer’s large assortment of craft beers and wines as part of more than 70,000 grocery and daily essential items available through the home-delivery service at 40 local Meijer stores, a news release said.
Meijer, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, launched the personalized shopping option in Ohio last year and currently offers Meijer Home Delivery to more than 11 million households in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.
“We’ve received an incredible amount of feedback from customers wanting to take advantage of our large selection of craft beers and wine,” Keith Rothstein, group vice president of merchandise services for Meijer, said in the news release. “We think this enhances the level of convenience our home delivery customers in Ohio can enjoy and allows them to take more advantage of what our stores have to offer.”
Customers who order alcohol as part of the membership-based delivery service are required to provide valid identification to place and receive grocery orders that include alcohol. Orders are fulfilled and delivered by Shipt, the release said. The personalized shoppers are at least 21 years of age and certified to deliver alcohol. Shoppers also must verify the member receiving the order is 21 or older and has proper identification demonstrating legal drinking age when the order is delivered, the release said. Ohio and Michigan currently are the only states where alcohol is included as part of the Meijer home-delivery service.
Central Ohio Meijer stores are in various areas of Columbus, as well as in Canal Winchester, Delaware, Dublin, Grove City, Hilliard Lewis Center, Marysville, Reynoldsburg and Westerville.