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Instacart Acquires FoodStorm

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Instacart has acquired FoodStorm, an order management software company that powers order-ahead and catering experiences for grocery retailers.

With this acquisition, Instacart is expanding its enterprise technology portfolio to further support its retail partners’ ecommerce needs, according to the company.

"As a retailer enablement platform, Instacart is focused on growing our partners' businesses by investing in innovative new technologies and services that deliver significant value to them and their customers," said Mark Schaaf, chief technology officer at Instacart, in a statement. "Our goal is to help our retail partners increase their sales and ensure more of their customers' everyday meals come from the grocery store. That's why we're excited to welcome the talented FoodStorm team to Instacart and integrate their end-to-end order-ahead and catering platform into Instacart's leading enterprise offering." 

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