Membership-based service to expand same-day delivery with local retailer to North and South Carolina residents

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading same-day delivery marketplace, today announced it will expand same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials with Lowes Foods across the following North and South Carolina markets starting Nov. 1:

  • North Carolina: Charlotte, The Triad, The Triangle, Wilmington
  • South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia, Greenville

Building on years of growth and momentum across North and South Carolina, this expansion gives nearly three million households across the region access to products delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members will receive a 2 week free trial and $15 off their first order.

“Residents of North and South Carolina area are loyal Shipt fans, and today, we’re able to bring them more options than ever to better serve their unique preferences. With local retailer Lowes Foods, Shipt is making shopping for daily essentials even easier,” 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.

“Our organization is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to expand Lowes Foods’ omnichannel footprint and serve guests digitally,” said Tim Lowe, president, Lowes Foods. “Since launching our partnership in late 2017, Shipt has helped us reach new pockets of guests throughout the Carolinas, introducing them to all of the elements that make Lowes Foods a truly unique grocery experience. We’re excited to broaden the benefits that Shipt brings to our guests, especially as we head into the busy holiday selling season.”

Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add to its network of shoppers across both states 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.”

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 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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