Target, Shipt expand same-day delivery in Texas
Shipt and Target Corporation announced they will begin same-day delivery of more than 55,000 groceries, essentials, home, electronics, toys and other products to select Texas metro areas. Beginning June 28, same-day delivery from Target will be available in the following metro areas: El Paso, Brownsville/McAllen and Lubbock, Texas. Shipt is launching in El Paso and Lubbock for the first time with same-day delivery from Target. Current and new Shipt members in Brownsville/McAllen will also gain access to Target same-day delivery, raising the number of households that have access to Shipt to more than 329,000 statewide. To celebrate the launch, new Shipt members who sign up prior to June 28 will receive an annual membership for $49. To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add 120 new shoppers to its network throughout the state of Texas. These shoppers will be part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillment of each order. Through this partnership, Target plans to offer convenient, same-day delivery of the in-store assortment of groceries, essentials, home, electronics, toys and other products from the majority of its stores by the 2018 holiday season. By the end of the year, the service will be available to 65% of U.S. households across 180 markets, reaching a total of 80M households, and in 2019, same-day delivery will expand to include all major product categories at Target.