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Shipt Adds Same-Day Delivery From Greer’s on the Gulf Coast in Alabama and Florida

Sep 20, 2018
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Sep 20, 2018

Shipt Adds Same-Day Delivery From Greer’s on the Gulf Coast in Alabama and Florida

Membership-based service adds Greer’s to marketplace offerings along the Gulf Coast

Shipt, a leading same-day delivery marketplace, today announced it will begin delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from Greer’s in the following metro areas beginning today, Sept. 20:

  • Mobile metro area: Bayou La Batre, Eight Mile, Fairhope, Grand Bay, Mobile, Prichard, Saraland, Semmes, and Theodore, Alabama
  • Pensacola metro area: Lillian, Myrtle Grove, and Pensacola, Florida

This launch gives nearly 200,000 households across both states access to products delivered by Shipt from Greer’s in as soon as one hour. For a limited time, new area Shipt members who sign up will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

 “At Shipt, we’re focused on creating a trusted community of shoppers who select each item with care, as if they were shopping for themselves,” said Bill Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Shipt. “Ultimately, Shipt delivers an entirely new shopping experience that makes our member’s live easier giving them 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 excited about our delivery partnership with Shipt,” said Jan Greer Endfinger, vice president of marketing, Greer’s. “Shipt shoppers will select each order as if it’s their own, making certain Greer’s and Shipt customers are 100% happy with every item ordered and delivered on time. Our slogan since the early 1900’s is ‘Greer’s Got It! We Guarantee It!’ This commitment to our customers continues in store and online.”

Leading up to the launch, Shipt plans to add to its network of shoppers across both states 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 Greer’s

Autry Greer & Sons, Inc. was founded in 1916 by Autry Greer. Now 5 generation later, the Greer Family still owns and operates the family business. Greer’s 30 stores are located in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. We love the food business and the opportunity it gives us to serve the people and communities around us. Our Greer’s Team Vision, To bring added joy, well-being and value to people’s lives! reminds all who work at Greer’s that we are in the business of serving others. We love our folks and our customers! We appreciate that our customers love us and have for over 102 years!  We are honored to have been voted the BEST LOCAL GROCERY STORE Nappie Award Winner four years in a row 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Now, with Greer’s Groceries to Go, we are able to offer customers 2 ways to shop -- in store and online. Our prices online are the same as in store. All of our locations offer customers the finest quality in food and household items at the very best prices – everyday! We are pleased to offer our online shoppers delivery options, too, which now include Shipt! Visit greers.com/shop for stores online.

About Shipt

Shipt brings the store to your door. Through a community of Shipt Shoppers and a convenient app, Shipt provides personal shopping and delivery and is available to 80% of households in more than 5,000 U.S. cities. Shipt Shoppers go above and beyond, communicating in real time about preferences and substitutions. A curated marketplace of retailers, Shipt offers access to a variety of stores and product categories including fresh foods, household essentials, wellness products, office and pet supplies. Shipt is an independently operated, wholly owned subsidiary of Target Corp. Founded and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Shipt also maintains an office in San Francisco. For more information, visit Shipt.com.

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