BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials with two major retailers in Nebraska. Beginning July 26, Shipt will launch same-day delivery from Hy-Vee and Target in the Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska metro areas.
This is the first time Shipt will be available to Nebraska residents, giving more than 400,000 households across the state access to products delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. Shipt members will be able to shop fresh foods and household essentials from both retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories that are unique to each retailer. To celebrate the announcement, new Nebraska Shipt members who sign up before July 26 will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).
“For the first time, Nebraska residents can take advantage of the convenient shopping experience that only Shipt can offer from the retailers they know and love,” 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.
Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add more than 300 new Shipt shoppers across the Omaha and Lincoln 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.
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