Membership-based grocery delivery service increases retailer delivery offerings in select Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina metro areas
Birmingham, AL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Shipt, a leading online grocery marketplace, today announced that they will partner with BI-LO to bring grocery delivery to select metros across the states of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Beginning on May 8, Shipt will deliver from BI-LO in the following Southeast metros:
- Georgia: Savannah
- North Carolina: Charlotte
- South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia and Greenville
With the addition of BI-LO to the Shipt marketplace’s existing retailer offerings, over 1.3 million households across the Southeast will have access to BI-LO products delivered by Shipt. To celebrate the addition, new Shipt members who sign up will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).
“Residents across the Southeast can now take advantage of a shopping experience that completely changes the way they access their mealtime staples and household essentials,” said Bill Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Shipt. “As Shipt continues to grow, we are committed to bringing our members a diverse selection of products from their favorite trusted retailers across the country.”
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 over $35.
“We are continually looking for more opportunities to meet every need of our customers and the communities we serve,” said Anthony Hucker, president and chief executive officer, Southeastern Grocers. “The partnership with Shipt provides our customers another way to shop their local BI-LO and receive groceries right to their doorstep. We are excited for our customers to receive the same quality products and value that they can always count on when shopping in our stores.”
Originally founded in 1961, BI-LO grocery stores and in-store pharmacies serve communities throughout Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. BI-LO, LLC is a subsidiary of Southeastern Grocers, which is one of the largest supermarket chains based in the Southeast.
To support the expansion, Shipt plans to add to its shopper network throughout the Southeast. Shipt Shoppers make up 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.”
Shipt is a membership-based online grocery marketplace delivering fresh foods and household essentials through a community of shoppers and a convenient app. Shipt offers quality, personalized grocery delivery to members for $99 per year, and is available to nearly 50 million households in more than 100 markets across the country. Shipt was founded in The Magic City, Birmingham, Ala., and maintains offices in Birmingham and San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit Shipt.com.
Originally founded in 1961 by Frank Outlaw, BI-LO grocery stores and in-store pharmacies serve communities throughout three southeastern states - Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. BI-LO, LLC is a subsidiary of Southeastern Grocers, which is one of the largest supermarket chains based in the Southeast. For more information, please visit www.bi-lo.com and www.segrocers.com.
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