Target Extends Pickup and Same-Day Delivery Deadlines to Christmas Eve
Procrastinators rejoice: target has extended the delivery and collection time to on the same day December 24th at 5 p.m.. The retailer has almost added too 8,000 New in-store Drive Up pick-up locations that have more employees assigned to services on the same day and waived membership requirements for using those services.
Until 5:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, shoppers can place online orders for in-store pickup and receive same-day deliveries via Shipt to their home. Target offers a wide variety of items, including the most popular gifts for 2020 as well as groceries, clothing, cleaning supplies, and other essentials.
While Target didn’t provide a specific number of its own store staff who will focus on same day deliveries, the retailer noted that its Shipt subsidiary has added 150,000 Buyers this season.
“Target teams across the country are ready to help guests get their last minute items safely and easily,” said Mark Schindele, chief stores officer at Target, in a statement. “Almost all of our season 1,900 The stores keep our guests happy no matter how they want to shop, and we’ve hired even more team members for our same day service to ensure guests get their online orders in time to party. “
A number of large retailers have upgraded their same-day delivery options for this ecommerce heavy holiday season:
- Bed bath in addition started same day delivery via Shipt in late September and has promoted BOPIS orders with a 20% discount from December 17th to December 24th.
- About Instacart, Best buy Introduction of same-day delivery in almost all stores in November;
- DICK’S sporting goods also works with Instacart to offer same day delivery on over 150 Shops;
- Meijer Partnered with Instacart for same day delivery in six Midwestern states;
- Chico’s FAS Same day delivery started from 97% its business in partnership with Roadie; and
- Petco In cooperation with DoorDash, free same-day delivery was introduced nationwide in early December.