Membership-based service to offer same-day delivery from Target, Northgate Gonzalez Market and additional retailers in the San Diego metro area

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 18, 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 the San Diego metro area. Beginning Nov. 1, members will be able to shop fresh foods and household essentials from multiple retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories that are unique to each retailer, such as beer and wine from Target and fresh, authentic Hispanic products from Northgate Market.

Shipt’s growth in San Diego gives more than one million households across the metro area access to products delivered by Shipt in as soon as one hour. Shipt’s recent launches throughout the state of California offers a total of 11 million households across the state access to same-day delivery from Shipt. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members in San Diego who sign up before launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

“Shipt’s launch in San Diego marks the finale of our journey down the California coastline, as we work to bring convenience and ease to a growing number of households across the country,” 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 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 600 new shoppers in the San Diego metro area 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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