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TechCrunch reports that Thrive Market, the online organic-and-healthy food store, has launched a dedicated mobile application for Android users, allowing them to place orders from their cell phones.

The story notes that "Thrive Market’s business has been booming this year. To give you an idea of its traction, the company now claims to have more than 200,000 paying members. It also hit a $100 million run-rate in early February, after just 14 months into its business, and it reached nearly $10 million in sales last month .... And it has two fulfillment centers — one in Commerce, California and another in Batesville, Indiana. This allows it to guarantee two-day shipping to more than 85 percent of the U.S., the company claims."

• The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Instacart launched in the city this week, delivering products from Whole Foods, BJ's Wholesale Club, Safeway, Harris Teeter, Price Rite, and Petco.

The move follows by several months Amazon's expansion of its Prime Now delivery service to Baltimore.
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