Shipt to Launch Same-Day Delivery in Louisiana and Mississippi

Membership-based delivery service launches with Target and Rouses Markets in the Bayou area and New Orleans’ North Shore, La. and Biloxi/Gulfport, Miss.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced they will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and home essentials with two major retailers across Louisiana and Mississippi. Beginning April 26, Shipt will deliver from Target and Rouses stores in the Bayou area and New Orleans’ North Shore, La. and Biloxi/Gulfport, Miss.

Cumulatively, the new partnership gives nearly 280,000 households across Louisiana and Mississippi access to products at Target and Rouses delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. Shipt members will be able to shop fresh foods and household essentials from Target and Rouses, in addition to items such as home goods, electronics, toys and other products from Target. To celebrate the launch, new members who sign up prior to launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

"Shipt has come a long way since the initial launch in Birmingham, Alabama, and we’re proud to bring the convenience of delivery to more households in neighboring states," said Bill Smith, founder and CEO of 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 over $35.

Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add more than 300 Shipt shoppers across Louisiana and Mississippi to be part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillments of each order. To apply to be a Shipt shopper, visit 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 over 30 million households in more than 100 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, Ala., and maintains offices in Birmingham and San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit

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