NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The battle to get consumer goods to front doors faster and cheaper continues. For a flat fee of $9.99 per order, Target is now offering same-day delivery on thousands of items.
Orders will be delivered by Shipt, the startup Target purchased nearly two years ago.READ MORE: Shooting And Flipped Vehicle Results In Section Of LBJ Freeway In Balch Springs Shut Down For Hours
Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-day delivery had to go to the Shipt website and pay $99 for an annual membership or $14 for a monthly membership.
Target says the same-day option will cover 65,000 items and shoppers using the store’s loyalty card will get a 5% discount.READ MORE: Suspect Charged In Connection With Gas Explosion At Dallas Apartment Complex
Target already offers Drive Up and Order Pickup options for consumers going to stores.
Last month, Walmart rolled out next-day delivery with a minimum order of $35 on its most popular items in certain cities. Amazon has upgraded its free shipping option for Prime members who pay $119 a year and nonmembers who pay additional fees to one-day delivery.MORE NEWS: Amid Fight Over Redistricting, Texas Legislature's 3rd Special Session Ends With Passage Of Bipartisan Bills
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