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Shipt Expands Same-Day Delivery in Texas

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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 two major retailers across ten Texas metro areas. Shipt will begin offering delivery from select retailers in the following markets:

  • Bay City, Texas delivery from H-E-B beginning Sept. 18
  • Brenham, Fredericksburg, Laredo, Stephenville and Granbury, Uvalde and Victoria, Texas delivery from H-E-B beginning Aug. 30
  • Huntsville, Texas delivery from H-E-B, and Target beginning Aug. 30
  • San Angelo, Texas delivery from H-E-B and Target beginning Aug. 30

Shipt originally launched in the state of Texas in 2015, and this launch gives more than 200,000 additional households across Texas access to products delivered by Shipt in as little as one hour. Shipt members will be able to shop fresh foods and household essentials from these retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories that are unique to each retailer. To celebrate the announcement, new Texas Shipt members who sign up before launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99). 

"Texas was one of the first states where we launched Shipt in back in 2015, and we've since built a lot of momentum in the state, making it a natural fit to expand our marketplace. Now, more Texas residents than ever can take advantage of same-day delivery from a variety of retailers they know and love," 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.

Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add more than 450 new shoppers across the state of Texas 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 70 million households in more than 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 Shipt.com.

MEDIA CONTACT: press@shipt.com | (205) 799-4698

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