Dick’s Sporting Goods is teaming with Instacart to offer same-day delivery from more than 150 stores, in states including Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia, CNBC first reported. In its latest quarter ended Oct. 31, Dick’s reported e-commerce sales growth of 95%.
- Be Smart: The retailer noted that its stores fulfilled about 70% of its digital purchases during its most recent quarter.
- Lessons from the 10Q: E-commerce is piping hot and curbside pickup has been a huge boon! Online sales accounted for about 21% of total net sales, up from 13% a year earlier. And Dick’s said its stores fulfilled about 70% of its digital purchases during the period, CNBC noted.
- Macro trend: Same-day delivery provider Instacart, meantime, has been ramping up its partnerships with retailers this year, to include Staples, Best Buy, and Sephora. [CNBC]