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    Meijer Launches Home Delivery in Detroit

    Retailer partners with Shipt in Motor City

    Meijer shoppers in the greater Detroit area can now have their groceries delivered to their doorstep within one hour.

    Not only does the partnership between the Midwest superstore retailer and Shipt [link Shipt.com], an app-based grocery delivery service, provide southeastern Michigan customers yet another convenient way to shop its stores, it will also employ more than 300 people to shop for Shipt at Meijer [link www.meijer.com] stores.

    “We strive to provide our customers the best one-stop shopping experience they can find, so we believe this service adds a new convenience when shopping at Meijer.” said Michael Ross, VP of digital shopping and customer marketing. “We’re excited to offer our customers another convenient way to shop our stores.”

    Monthly or Annual Memberships

    Once customers sign up for the membership-based app, they can shop 55,000 items including groceries and perishables from one of 25 Detroit-area Meijer stores offering Shipt’s home-delivery service {link www.shipt.com/Detroit ]. Shipt shoppers [link https://www.shipt.com/be-a-shopper] will hand-pick the items and deliver orders within a preferred one-hour time window.

    Meijer customers can sign up for annual ($99) or monthly ($14) Shipt memberships. For a limited time, new members will receive $25 off their first order. Delivery is free for orders over $35; a flat $7 delivery fee is added to any orders under $35. Shipt deliveries will be available at some Meijer locations 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of certain holidays.

    "Through our relationship with Meijer, we are look forward to making life easier for busy individuals and families, while also creating hundreds of jobs throughout the Detroit area," said Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt. “Shipt’s shopper community is comprised of reliable, hardworking people who are committed to serving our members. We are excited to expand that community in Detroit and continue doing what we do best – simplifying lives.”

    Shipt will honor most in-store sales, including buy one, get one free offers, but some of the sale items in the app may differ. While Meijer loyalty program mPerks is currently unavailable through the app, Meijer and Shipt hope to offer mPerks to Shipt members in the future.

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer operates 230 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.


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