Membership-based service to deliver from Gordon Restaurant Market and Target stores across the upstate area

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced that it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and home essentials within upstate New York.

Delivery from Target stores will begin in the following metro areas:

  • July 10: Rochester, New York
  • July 17: Ithaca, New York
  • July 19: Albany and Syracuse, New York

Delivery from Gordon Restaurant Market and Target will begin in Buffalo, New York on July 12.

Cumulatively, the launch gives more than 1.2 million households in the upstate New York area access to Shipt delivery. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members who sign up prior to July 19 will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

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.

“Shipt is dedicated to making its members’ busy lives a little easier, and this launch brings the convenience of grocery delivery to communities across the upstate New York region. In the coming months Shipt will launch in additional metros throughout New York, giving delivery access to busy families throughout the state,” 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. Looking ahead, Shipt will continue to expand and bring same-day delivery to a growing number of households across the country.”

To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add more than 570 new Shipt shoppers across the upstate New York region. These shoppers will 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.”

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 50 million household 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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