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: 100+ Pounds Drugs Seized From Teenage Drug Smugglers At Southern Border
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: Sister Of North Texas Woman Killed By Death Row Inmate Quintin Jones Wants His Life Spared
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: Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian On North Buckner Lane
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