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Target to offer same-day delivery service in Connecticut

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Target Corp. has announced plans to begin same-day delivery of more than 55,000 items sold in its Connecticut stores through the Shipt online marketplace.

Delivery service will begin on Aug. 14 in Stamford, Aug. 16 in Hartford and Aug. 23 in Bridgeport and New Haven. This marks the first time Shipt will be available in Connecticut, and the Birmingham, Alabama-based company is offering the state’s residents a $49.00 discount on its annual membership through Aug. 23; the regular annual membership is $99.00 and provides access to free and unlimited delivery on orders of more than $35.00.

“Shipt’s expansion into the Stamford, Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport areas gives nearly two-thirds of the state of Connecticut access to the Shipt platform,” said Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt. “Through our app, our members have access to everything they need, when they need it, right at their fingertips. Looking ahead, Shipt will continue to expand and bring same-day delivery from Target to a growing number of households across the country.”

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Phil Hall's writing for Westfair Communications has earned multiple awards from the Connecticut Press Club and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 10 books (including the 2020 release "Moby Dick: The Radio Play" and the upcoming "Jesus Christ Movie Star," both published by BearManor Media). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport and StockNews.com. Outside of journalism, he is also a horror movie actor - usually playing the creepy villain who gets badly killed at the end of each film.

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