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Tom Thumb Launches Grocery Delivery Service in North Texas

Fleet of new delivery trucks hits the streets today

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Thumb, in partnership with Albertsons, is introducing a new grocery delivery program with a fleet of state-of-the-art home delivery trucks in DallasFort Worth today, offering customers convenient and affordable grocery shopping.  Both Albertsons and Tom Thumb customers will be able to access this service online at www.tomthumb.com as well as the Tom Thumb delivery app, available on iOS™ and Android® devices.

Tom Thumb grocery delivery trucks hit the road in in Dallas - Fort Worth.

"Fast, easy, and convenient is what consumers want, and providing home delivery is our answer," said Dennis Bassler, President, Southern Division. "We are delighted to bring this service to our customers in North Texas."

To celebrate the launch and provide customers with additional savings, shoppers will receive $10 off and free delivery on their first delivery.  The Tom Thumb grocery delivery service offers one-hour delivery windows and a shop-by-history feature that saves all previously purchased items for easy repeat purchasing.

"We've made online shopping extremely efficient," Bassler said. "The process is simple. Customers order online and select a delivery date and time.  Our personal shoppers select the items and carefully load them into the refrigerated trucks for delivery."

Tom Thumb is launching the service in the metroplex with new delivery trucks to support the North Texas area. The new trucks are equipped with multiple-temperature zones so the frozen items stay frozen and the vegetables are crisp when delivered. 

About Albertsons and Tom Thumb

Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. The company operates stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia under 19 well-known banners including Albertsons and Tom Thumb.  Albertsons Companies is dedicated to helping people across the country live better lives. In 2015 alone, with the help of generous customers, Albertsons Companies and the Albertsons Companies Foundation gave more than $270 million in food and financial support to the more than 2,300 communities they serve, improving the lives of millions of people in the areas of hunger relief, education, cancer research and treatment, programs for people with disabilities, and veterans outreach. Albertsons Companies is committed to making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.  In North Texas, there are 48 stores under the Albertsons banner and 58 stores under the Tom Thumb banner. 

For further information, contact: 
Connie Yates, Public Affairs & Communications
214-287-5781 or connie.yates@safeway.com

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