BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shipt, the same-day delivery marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials with Smith’s Markets. Beginning today, Shipt will offer same-day delivery from Smith’s in the Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah metro areas.
Shipt originally launched in the state of Utah in May of 2018, and this launch gives more than 700,000 households across Utah access to products delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. To celebrate the marketplace addition, for a limited time only, new Shipt members in Utah will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).
“Smith’s prides itself on offering families quality groceries and household staples. Now, Utah residents can take advantage of a new way to access their favorite Smith’s items, which are delivered by Shipt Shoppers straight to their doors,” said Bill Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Shipt. “Through our app, our members have access to everything they need, when they need it, right at their fingertips.”
Founded in 2014, Shipt is committed to simplifying its members’ lives by offering a new, convenient same-day shopping experience. Shipt’s marketplace gives members the ability to browse, search and shop the in-store assortment of products online. Members can note preferences, choose a one-hour delivery window and pay for their order, all within the app. Shipt’s expert team of shoppers takes care of selecting, bagging and delivering the items. The annual membership grants access to free, unlimited delivery on orders of more than $35.
To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add to its network of shoppers throughout the Utah metro areas to be part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillment of each order. To apply to be a Shipt shopper, visit Shipt.com and click “Get Paid to Shop.”
Shipt is a membership-based online grocery marketplace delivering fresh foods and household essentials through a community of shoppers and a convenient app. Shipt offers quality, personalized grocery delivery to members for $99 per year, and is available to nearly 50 million households in more than 150 markets across the country. Throughout 2018, Shipt will continue to expand by adding both Target stores and additional retailer partners to its online marketplace, offering members more options to shop. Shipt was founded in The Magic City, Birmingham, Alabama, and maintains offices in Birmingham and San Francisco. For more information, visit Shipt.com.
Shipt is not endorsed by or affiliated with Kroger.
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