Shipt Launches Same-Day Delivery From Four Major Retailers in Myrtle Beach

Membership-based service to offer same-day delivery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from BI-LO, Target, Kroger and Publix

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 01, 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 with four major retailers. Beginning May 8, Shipt will deliver from BI-LO, Target, Kroger and Publix stores to the Myrtle Beach metro area.

Cumulatively, the launch gives more than 50,000 households in Myrtle Beach access to BI-LO, Target, Kroger and Publix products, delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. Shipt members will be able to shop fresh foods and household essentials from all four retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories that are unique to each retailer. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members who sign up prior to launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

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, purchasing and delivering the items.

“We know our members appreciate a flexible, personalized approach to shopping, and our launch in Myrtle Beach signifies our commitment to providing multiple retailer options that fit the preferences of each busy family or individual,” said Bill Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Shipt. “Through our app, everything our members need is right at their fingertips and can be on their kitchen counter in as soon as one hour.”

Leading up to the expansion, Shipt will be adding more than 150 new Shipt Shoppers in the Myrtle Beach area 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 nearly 50 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, Alabama, and maintains offices in Birmingham and San Francisco. For more information, visit

Shipt is not endorsed by or affiliated with Kroger and Publix.

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