Shipt and GNC Announce Same-Day Delivery Partnership


BIRMINGHAM, Alabama., February 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GNC and Dispatch today announced a new partnership that will for the first time offer same-day delivery of GNC health and wellness products to consumers across the country. The announcement comes at just the right time: each year, the most common New Year’s resolution is to adopt a healthier lifestyle, whether it’s eating more healthy foods, getting in shape or getting healthy. ‘have better sleeping habits, but studies indicate that approximately 80% of resolutions will be abandoned in February.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is difficult at the best of times, and it has become even more difficult in the wake of the pandemic. Now more than ever, people are looking for easy solutions to stay on track. As the leading authority on health and wellness, GNC offers the product solutions and expertise needed to encourage healthy habits, while Shipt offers convenience by delivering these essentials in just one hour.

“Our vision at Shipt is to continuously identify new, innovative ways to make life easier and give customers back valuable time to focus on what matters most,” said Rina Hurst, chief commercial officer of Shipt. “Partnering with GNC allows us to serve more people in more ways – we are able to meet a need when many are struggling with stress, weight management, sleepless nights and more. We are in the midst of an exciting evolution towards a multi-vertical, multi-retail delivery service and we are thrilled to have GNC become part of the Shipt family.”

Shipt customers can select GNC in the user-friendly app and on Shipt.com to add any product to their order, including vitamins and supplements, protein bars, beauty and skincare products and fitness equipment. To determine if shipping is available in your area, visit shipt.com/GNC.

“The pandemic has really done a lot of harm to our bodies – both physically and mentally,” said Josh Burris, President, GNC Holdings, LLC. “This year in particular, many are struggling to stick to their resolutions. By leveraging the infrastructure Shipt has in place, we can help people redefine their goals and offer our customers same-day delivery while continuing their journey. of well-being. .”

The quarantine has turned delivery services from luxury to convenience into a must-have, as evidenced by the incredible growth in demand for the service. Over the past year, it’s become even clearer just how important same-day delivery offerings are for the health of families, seniors, and immunocompromised people. The launch with GNC is the latest demonstration of Shipt’s commitment to wellness, following the extension of a partnership with WellCare to provide grocery delivery to Medicare Advantage members and local partnerships offering free Shipt memberships to seniors.

For more details and to download the app, visit www.shipt.com and follow @shipt on instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

About Shipping

Shipt brings the store to your doorstep. Through a community of Shipt Shoppers and a convenient app, Shipt offers personal shopping and delivery and is available to 80% of households in over 5,000 US cities. Shipt Shoppers goes above and beyond by communicating preferences and substitutions in real time. A curated marketplace of retailers, Shipt offers access to a variety of stores and product categories, including fresh food, household essentials, wellness products, office and pet supplies. Shipt is a wholly owned subsidiary of Target Corp. Founded and based in Birmingham, AlabamaShipt also has an office in San Francisco. For more information, visit Shipt.com.

About GNC

GNC is a leading global health and wellness brand that provides high-quality, science-based products and solutions to help consumers live fit, healthy and live well.

The brand reaches consumers around the world by delivering its products and services through company-owned outlets, national and international franchises, digital commerce, and strong wholesale and retail partnerships across the globe. GNC’s diverse, multi-channel business model has global reach and a recognized trusted brand. By combining exceptional innovation, product development capabilities and an extensive global distribution network, GNC manages a best-in-class product portfolio.

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