Online Grocer Set To Start Accepting Orders From All Bronx Zip Codes; Deliveries To Start On May 21
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NEW YORK – FreshDirect today announced that it is now accepting delivery orders from every zip code in the Bronx, expanding access to fresh, healthy groceries. Actual deliveries to the new zip codes will start being made on May 21. As part of FreshDirect’s service expansion, the company will promote a Bronx grand opening sale with discounts on popular items of up to 50 percent plus new customer discounts of $25 all for Bronx residents – available now at www.freshdirect.com.
Earlier this year, FreshDirect partnered with Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg, and Borough President Diaz to announce that the leading fresh food Internet grocer will invest $112.6 million to build its new headquarters at Harlem River Yard. The move will create 1,000 new jobs to support our continued growth over time and will retain 2,000 existing jobs. In addition, the actual construction of the new headquarters will create approximately 684 construction jobs.