Member-based grocery delivery company partners with Dierbergs
ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2017) - Shipt, the fastest growing online grocery marketplace, announced today that it is partnering with locally owned Dierbergs Markets to begin delivering fresh groceries to
St. Louis-area residents starting Sept. 14, 2017.
Founded in 2014, Shipt is committed to simplifying its members' lives by offering a new, convenient grocery shopping experience. Delivering grocery stores' full selection of items, Shipt's marketplace gives customers the ability to browse their local stores' aisles online in addition to feature categories such as healthy ingredients, seasonal selections, and inspiration for quick, easy meals. Shipt members will have access to tens of thousands of Dierbergs' in-store products, including fresh and prepared foods.
"Dierbergs was an obvious choice to partner with as we launch Shipt delivery throughout St. Louis," said Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt. "Their longstanding commitment to their local communities and focus on providing quality products to their customers perfectly complements Shipt's own emphasis on creating a superior customer experience."
At launch, 800,000 households in the St. Louis metro area will have access to groceries from Dierbergs Markets delivered by Shipt:
"Our business has operated continuously for 163 years," said Greg Dierberg, fourth-generation grocer and president of Dierbergs Markets. "That longevity speaks to our company's ability to innovate and grow with the community. Partnering with Shipt's app-based grocery marketplace is an example of us evolving to give customers added convenience and another way to shop our stores. This is definitely going to be a unique experience for the St. Louis shopper."
Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to hire 500 shoppers, who are responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillments of each order. To apply to be a Shipt Shopper, visit Shipt.com and click "Get Paid to Shop."
Shipt, the nation's fastest growing online grocery marketplace, works with leading retailers and local stores to deliver groceries via a community of shoppers and a convenient app. Since its founding in 2014, Shipt has been rapidly expanding and now offers quality, personalized grocery delivery to over 25 million households in 60 markets across the country. Shipt offers unlimited grocery deliveries to members for $99 per year. The company currently has offices in Birmingham, AL, and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit Shipt.com.
About Dierbergs Markets
Dierbergs Markets traces its roots to a country store founded in 1854 in West St. Louis County. The St. Louis-based supermarket chain is owned and operated by the third and fourth generations of the Dierberg family. Dierbergs' long-held belief in giving back to the communities it serves is realized in millions of dollars of annual support to hunger relief, children's education, healthy living initiatives, disease prevention and research, pet rescue, and local disaster relief and assistance. Today, Dierbergs employs 4,100 Associates in 24 St. Louis metropolitan-area stores and a location at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks. For more information, visit Dierbergs.com.