Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Target takes on rivals with free two-day shipping for holidays

Chain Store Age
Target for the first time ever will offer free two-day shipping to all customers, with no minimum purchase and no membership requirement. The service, which will start Nov. 1 and end Dec. 22, will comprise “hundreds of thousands” of eligible items.

The program will complement Target’s same-day deliveries supported by its acquisition of Shipt — a service that is now available “in hundreds of markets” across 46 states, the retailer said. Meanwhile, the company’s Drive Up service will be available through nearly 1,000 stores by the end of October.. . . more