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Shipt Expands Same-Day Delivery in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania


BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipt, a leading online marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials with Weis Markets in Allentown, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, as well as in Baltimore, Maryland and Lewes, Millsboro, Millville, and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on Sept. 6.

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Shipt originally launched in Baltimore in March 2018 and Philadelphia in April 2018. This will be Shipt's first launch in Delaware. This launch gives nearly 2.6 million households across three states access to products delivered by Shipt from Weis Markets in as little as one hour. To celebrate the announcement, new area Shipt members who sign up before Sept. 6 will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

"Shipt's growing marketplace gives our members the flexibility to shop for their favorite products from beloved retailers in one convenient location," 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.

"At Weis Markets, we help our customers eat better and spend less with a wide selection of products and savings on thousands of everyday items and flexible reward choices," said Ron Bonacci, vice president of advertising and marketing, Weis Markets. "We're pleased that our partnership with Shipt will provide customers the additional convenience of having groceries delivered directly to their homes."

Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add more than 500 new shoppers across these states to be part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillment 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 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

About Weis Markets
Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a Mid Atlantic food retailer operating 204 stores in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, please visit: or

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