Shipt, a leading same-day delivery marketplace, today announced it will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from Target and Rouses Markets in Lake Charles, Louisiana, starting Oct. 25. Shipt is also expanding delivery options in North Shore, Louisiana, which originally launched in April of this year, giving nearly 25 zip codes access to same-day delivery from Target and Rouses Markets across both markets.
Cumulatively, this expansion gives 200,000 households in Louisiana 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 both retailers, in addition to an assortment of product categories unique to each. To celebrate the announcement, new Shipt members in Louisiana who sign up before launch will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).
“We’re committed to making sure our members have access to their favorite products from the retailers they love, as quickly as possible. As we expand throughout the country, it’s important to us that we continue to provide increased convenience for our members ,” 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 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 to its network of shoppers in Louisiana 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.”