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Shipt Adds Safeway to Same-Day Delivery Marketplace to Thirteen Markets

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from Safeway. Beginning today, Shipt will offer same-day delivery from Safeway in the following markets:

  • Arizona: Tucson and Phoenix
  • Colorado: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver and Fort Collins
  • Maryland: Baltimore
  • Nevada: Reno
  • Oregon: Eugene and Portland
  • Washington: Seattle and Spokane
  • Washington, D.C.

This expansion gives more than 10.9 million households access to products delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members in these markets will receive a 2 week free trial and $15 off their first order.

"Shipt's footprint across the country is rapidly expanding – not only into new communities, but also with expanded retailer offerings. Safeway customers already know the value of convenience and this expansion gives them a new way to access their favorite Safeway signature products," 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.

To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add to its network of shoppers across these regions 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 50 million households in more than 150 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.

Shipt is not endorsed by or affiliated with Safeway.

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