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Shipt Launches Same-Day Delivery With Buy For Less and Uptown Grocery in Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced that it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from Buy For Less and Uptown Grocery throughout Oklahoma City beginning August 2.

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Shipt first launched in the state of Oklahoma in 2017, and this expansion will give more than 300,000 households throughout Oklahoma access to products from their local Buy for Less and Uptown Grocery delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members who sign up before August 2 will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

"Shipt's expansion in Oklahoma City further provides our members with a convenient, hassle-free delivery service. Buy for Less and Uptown Grocery are local to OKC, and these additions provide more retailer options in the Shipt marketplace, allowing families to get their favorite products delivered straight to their doors," 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.

"We are continually pushing the boundaries of innovation by searching for more opportunities to consistently serve our guests the very best in both quality and convenience," said Simone Graves, director of executive office, Buy for Less. "We are thrilled to share synergy with Shipt through offering the best service, produce and products to our guests through the speedy at-home delivery Shipt will be providing. We are excited to offer this amazing service to all members of the Oklahoma community!"

Founded in 1988, Buy for Less has expanded to 15 affiliate locations across Oklahoma City. Buy for Less and its branch retailer, Uptown Grocery, are committed to being an integral part of every OKC neighborhood, through customer relations and employee dedication.

To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add to its network of shoppers throughout OKC and surrounding areas 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 household 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.

About Buy For Less
Originally founded in 1988 by Hank Binkowski, the Buy For Less Corporation serves the Oklahoma community between their 14 metro locations. Buy For Less has a passion for the ability to set priorities and to lead program development and advancement strategies from conception through cultivation to completion. We have the privilege of leading people with thoughtful ideas and to be fanatically friendly by delivering a "WOW" through superior guest service! For more information or locations, please visit buyforlessok.com and uptowngroceryco.com

MEDIA CONTACT: press@shipt.com | (415) 625-8555

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