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• Albertsons-owned Safeway and Vons this week have launched expanded same-day delivery services for online orders, with delivery provided by Shipt - which is owned by Target, a competitor.

The service is being offered in Las Vegas, Denver, Fort Collins, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Baltimore, Tucson, Phoenix, Reno, Seattle, Spokane, Eugene, Portland and Washington D.C.

The two chains are offering new Shipt members a $15 discount on their first order, with a two-week free trial. Shipt usually offers grocery delivery to members for $99 per year.
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