Jan 29, 2024

Exceptional Independent Retailers Celebrated At The 4th Annual Rosie Awards

Last week, Rosie by Instacart celebrated the 4th Annual Rosie Awards, honoring independent retailers in ten categories for their outstanding contributions to e-commerce and commitment to providing healthy food options for new and existing customers. The winners, recognized for their excellence and dedication, showcase growth in their businesses and actively support fellow retailers, fostering a more dynamic and supportive environment in the grocery sector.

The 2023 Rosie Awards celebrated retailers who, through their partnership with Rosie by Instacart, transformed omnichannel grocery shopping. Leveraging advanced technology, these winners  expanded their e-commerce capabilities, providing easy online access to a diverse range of fresh and healthy foods. This technological advancement played a crucial role in their growth, reaching a broader customer base and streamlining the shopping experience. By embracing digital innovation, these retailers not only improved operational efficiency but also met evolving consumer preferences. Looking ahead, their use of Rosie by Instacart positions them as industry leaders,  adopting new technologies to meet market demands in 2024 and beyond.

The 2023 Rosie Award Winners:

  • Highest Performing Retailer (5+ stores): Yoke’s Fresh Market
  • Highest performing Retailer (1-5 stores): Belmont Market
  • Lowest Out of Stock Rate: Local Acres Marketplace
  • Best Operational Excellence: Soelberg’s Market, Stansbury Park
  • Outstanding Marketing: Checkers Foods 
  • People’s Choice: Geissler’s Supermarkets
  • Best Customer Retention Strategy: Macey’s
  • Best Omnichannel Experience: Lee’s Marketplace
  • Personal Shopper with the Most Picked Orders: Super 1 Foods-Hamilton
  • Best New Rosie Retailer of the Year: Bowman’s Market

In addition to acknowledging excellence among retailers collectively, Rosie by Instacart also honored an individual e-commerce employee for achieving the highest number of picked orders in a year. Jacob Koberle, an order picker at the Hamilton location for 16 store independent retailer Super 1 Foods, received this special recognition. 


About Rosie by Instacart company 

Rosie, an Instacart company is the most trusted, locally-focused, e-commerce software solution for independent grocers and wholesalers. Now part of Instacart, Rosie offers turnkey, white-label e-commerce including shoppable weekly ads, store loyalty and rewards integrations, payment processing and more. Through the Instacart Platform, Rosie retailers have access to Instacart’s industry leading in-store technology, retail advertising and end-to-end fulfillment solutions. Learn more at www.rosieapp.com and www.instacart.com/company/platform.


About Instacart

Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, works with grocers and retailers to transform how people shop. The company partners with more than 1,400 national, regional, and local retail banners to facilitate online shopping, delivery and pickup services from more than 80,000 stores across North America on the Instacart Marketplace. Instacart makes it possible for millions of people to get the groceries they need from the retailers they love, and for approximately 600,000 Instacart shoppers to earn by picking, packing and delivering orders on their own flexible schedule. The Instacart Platform offers retailers a suite of enterprise-grade technology products and services to power their e-commerce experiences, fulfill orders, digitize brick-and-mortar stores, provide advertising services, and glean insights. With Instacart Ads, thousands of CPG brands – from category leaders to emerging brands – partner with the company to connect directly with consumers online, right at the point of purchase. With Instacart Health, the company is providing tools to increase nutrition security, make healthy choices easier for consumers, and expand the role that food can play in improving health outcomes. For more information, visit www.instacart.com/company, and to start shopping, visit www.instacart.com.