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Target raises the bar with delivery options

Target raises the bar with delivery options

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is upping its delivery game as it vows to be the “easiest place to shop for the holiday season.” Target said Tuesday that it will become first retailer to offer same-day delivery and drive up service coast to coast. The retailer said its will also offer free two-day shipping to all customers,

Target to expedite online fulfillment with Shipt

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has purchased online same-day delivery platform Shipt Inc. for $550 million. The discounter will leverage its store network and Shipt’s proprietary technology platform and community of shoppers to provide same-day delivery across the country. The acquisition will accelerate Target’s digital fulfillment efforts, bringing same-day delivery services to approximately half of its

Meijer expands home delivery for holidays

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — With the holidays approaching, Meijer Inc. announced it was adding toys, artificial trees and other seasonal items to its home delivery service. Meijer earlier this year introduced online shopping with delivery of more than 70,000 grocery items and general merchandise to more than 10 million households across the Midwest via third-party

Target to acquire Shipt

Target to acquire Shipt

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire the same-day delivery company Shipt Inc. for $550 million in cash. The retailer said Shipt’s technology platform and its community of professional shoppers, together with Target’s own network of stores, will allow it to quickly and efficiently phase in same-day delivery throughout the