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CVS offers same-day prescription delivery

CVS offers same-day prescription delivery

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has upgraded the CarePass program to offer same-day prescription delivery for eligible members through an expanded partnership with Shipt. Members may also add everyday wellness essentials to their prescription delivery, including selected items from categories like vitamins, digestive health, pain relief, first aid, groceries and more. Nonmembers may choose same-day

Target’s holiday sales show omnichannel gains

Target’s holiday sales show omnichannel gains

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp.’s comparable sales for the combined November/December period grew 17.2%, driven by a 4.3% increase in store traffic and a 12.3% increase in average ticket size, the company said Wednesday. Store-originated comparable sales grew 4.2%, while comparable digital sales grew 102%. “The momentum in our business continued in the holiday season with

Shipt launches holiday hiring push

Shipt launches holiday hiring push

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Shipt  announced it will add 100,000 shoppers this holiday season, bringing its personal shopper base to over 300,000. Over the past six months, Shipt has experienced fast-paced growth, doubling its shopper base, expanding its retailer footprint and growing its membership and customer base. The continued growth of its shopper community will not

Meijer rolls out home delivery service in suburban Cleveland

Meijer rolls out home delivery service in suburban Cleveland

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One week after an historic day for Meijer, on which it opened three stores in a single day for the first time in its 85-year history, the Midwest family-owned retailer has now launched its popular Meijer Home Delivery service in suburban Cleveland. Starting Tuesday, more than 90,000 households in Avon, Mentor and Stow

CVS launches same-day Rx delivery nationwide

CVS launches same-day Rx delivery nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy said Thursday it is now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service available nationwide. The service, delivered by Shipt, a same-day delivery marketplace, is available at 6,000 CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, giving patients a faster and even more convenient way to get their

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