Same-day delivery company Shipt announced on Friday that it has partnered with Walgreens and 7-Eleven to offer customers same-day delivery of products from two of the nation’s leading retailers.
The addition of these two retailers increases Shipt’s store coverage across the country by more than 40% and represents the largest number of stores ever added to Shipt’s marketplace at one time. Together, these launches represent an impressive display of momentum and growth for Shipt, which now boasts a diverse collection of over 140 retail partnerships.
Health and wellness retailer Walgreens will launch nationwide on Shipt Marketplace with more than 25,000 items available at more than 6,303 locations, and convenience giant 7-Eleven is adding nearly 6,450 locations . To drive market adoption, Shipt is working with Walgreens and 7-Eleven on unique customer promotions.
“We are thrilled to welcome 7-Eleven and Walgreens to our vibrant retail marketplace,” said Rina Hurst, Chief Commercial Officer of Shipt. “Located on the corners of nearly every major market in America, these two great brands are incredible additions to our marketplace, providing customers with even more variety and product categories while providing added convenience for shoppers of each brand. Shipt brings to each of these relationships our personal approach to service and a differentiation of the high-quality experience our buyers deliver to every customer.
Available this week on Shipt Marketplace, customers now have access to thousands of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, beauty, personal care, home care and convenience products from Walgreens, as well as a variety snacks, beverages and housekeeping. essentials from 7-Eleven.
“7-Eleven strives to be the first choice for convenience. Anytime, anywhere,” said Raghu Mahadevan, 7-Eleven SVP and Chief Digital Officer. “Expanding our delivery portfolio with Shipt gives shoppers access to more than 3,000 7-Eleven products, including groceries, over-the-counter medications, household items and a range of options of food and drink, in less than an hour.”
“People across the country depend on Walgreens for their health and wellness needs and everyday essentials, and we look forward to our brand reaching even more customers through our collaboration with Shipt,” said Stefanie. Kruse, vice president of digital and omnichannel commerce, Walgreens. “Shipt demonstrates a clear commitment to service and convenience, and we’re excited to offer our customers their above-and-beyond approach to personal shopping and delivery.”
Since 2020, Shipt, which is a subsidiary of Target Corp., has tripled its network of shoppers and doubled its business partners to offer same-day delivery. And in 2021, Shipt experienced its biggest service area expansion in three years, adding nearly 1,000 additional stores and more than 2 million households to its coverage area. Originally focused on grocery delivery, Shipt now includes partners such as CVS, Bed Bath & Beyond, Party City, GNC and others. Shipt’s online marketplace and same-day delivery service now reaches nearly 300 metropolitan areas nationwide, reaching 80% of households in more than 5,000 US cities.