Shipt, a leading online grocery marketplace, and retailer giant Target have announced that they will begin same-day delivery of an in-store assortment of groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products across Florida. the move will lead to hiring of up to 3,000 personal shoppers throughout Florida.
Cumulatively, the new partnership gives more than 6.3 million households across the state access to groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products from Target, delivered by Shipt within one hour, if requested.
"The addition of Target stores to Shipt's online marketplace across Florida allows us to deliver on our promise to offer quality products at great prices by making Target's wide assortment available to our dedicated members," said Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt. "Florida's growing community of Shipt members continues to be loyal and enthusiastic about the service, and we look forward to expanding throughout the state with our newest retail partner, Target."
Founded in 2014, Shipt is committed to simplifying its members' lives by offering a new, convenient same-day shopping experience. Adding to Shipt's marketplace of existing retail partners Target will be the newest delivery option in these Florida markets. Shipt's marketplace gives customers the ability to browse their local stores' aisles online.
"Same-day delivery was at the top of our list when we were thinking about ways to make shopping at Target even easier," said John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Target. "Shipt's personalized, customer-focused approach fits perfectly with our commitment to deliver a convenient, exceptional experience and we're excited to begin offering same day service in Florida."
Leading up to the expansion, Shipt plans to hire more than 3,000 shoppers throughout Florida. They will be a part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillments of each order. To apply to be a Shipt Shopper, visit Shipt.com and click "Get Paid to Shop."
Jobs in other states are available too.