Monday, February 12, 2018

Target will roll out same-day delivery in Twin Cities next month as it faces off with Amazon

Star Tribune

Target and Shipt are recruiting workers aggressively, with plans to hire 4,000 shoppers and delivery people in the Twin Cities.

As Target makes a splashy entrance on the same-day delivery front and goes head to head with Amazon, its next battleground will be right here in the Twin Cities.

The retailer will begin offering home delivery through Shipt of groceries, essentials, electronics, toys and other products in its hometown starting March 1. This will be one of the first new markets for Shipt since it was purchased by Minneapolis-based Target late last year — and will be followed by many more in coming months.. . . more