Target shoppers can tap the app and get groceries dropped on their porch the same day
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Target shoppers who want their purchases delivered the same day can now make it happen with a simple tap of the store's app.
Customers who were previously able to get same-day delivery by going to Target.com, can now use the retailer's app to order groceries, toiletries and other items for same-day drop-off at their front door.
Customers will continue to pay a delivery fee of $9.99 per order. But from Nov. 17 through Nov. 26, that fee will be waived as long as the purchase is at least $75.
A same-day drop-off of purchases will also continue to be free for members of Shipt, Target's personal shopping and delivery service which costs $99 a year. And for those who want to check out Shipt for the first time, Target is offering a complimentary four-week trial.
At a time when shoppers have grown used to being able to order whatever they want with the click of a button, retailers are competing to get purchases to customers as quickly and conveniently as possible.
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Target says that it won't just deliver to your home. It can also make same day deliveries to your office or even a hotel where you're vacationing.
Here are some other same day delivery options shoppers can try this holiday season:
The nation's biggest retailer offers same-day delivery of products ranging from electronics to toys for $7.95 or $9.95 depending on the time of delivery.
It also recently debuted its "Delivery Unlimited'' option for groceries. It costs $98 a year or $12.95 a month, and your order must be $30 or more.
The e-commerce giant offers same-day delivery in select areas of more than 3 million products. For its Prime members, same-day service is free for qualified orders that add up to $35 or more. If the order is less than $35, shoppers can pay a $5.99 delivery fee for each item.
For those who are not Prime members, same-day delivery costs $9.98 per item. In either case, it's usually best to order before noon to make sure your order is dropped at your doorstep by 9 p.m.
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