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Shipt Expansion Continues in Southern California, Launching Same-Day Delivery in Los Angeles, Orange County and Oxnard

Membership-based service to offer same-day delivery from Target, Northgate Gonzalez Market and additional retailers in Los Angeles, Orange County and Oxnard, California

/EIN News/ -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading same-day delivery marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from various retailers including Target and Northgate Market in three Southern California markets including Los Angeles. Shipt members will be able to shop fresh foods and other essentials from multiple retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories that are unique to each retailer including beer and wine from Target and fresh, authentic Hispanic products from Northgate Market. Beginning Oct. 25, Shipt same-day delivery service will offer delivery from select retailers in the following markets:

  • Los Angeles: delivery from Target and Northgate Market
  • Orange County, California: delivery from Target and Northgate Market
  • Oxnard, California: delivery from Target

This launch adds to Shipt’s momentum in California, which includes expansion throughout the Inland Empire and Palm Springs area. Shipt plans to continue expanding down the coast, ultimately giving more than 11 million households across the state access to same-day delivery from Shipt. This launch alone will grant 4.2 million households in Southern California the ability to become Shipt members. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members in the Greater Los Angeles area who sign up before launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

“Millions of Southern California residents now have the opportunity to join the Shipt community. By offering a new layer of convenience to America’s second largest city, residents can now have everything from weekly grocery essentials to last-minute household items delivered quickly and seamlessly by a friendly Shipt Shopper,” said Bill Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Shipt. “Through our app, members have access to everything they need, when they need it, right at their fingertips. Looking ahead, Shipt will continue to expand and bring same-day delivery to a growing number of households across the country.”

Founded in 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama, 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. Members must be at least 21 years old to order or accept alcohol deliveries, and will be required to present identification upon delivery.

Leading up to the launch, Shipt will add nearly 2,500 new shoppers across the region 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 on “Get Paid to Shop.”

About Shipt
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 70 million households in more than 200 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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