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• Target and its Shipt delivery service announced that they “will begin same-day delivery of more than 55,000 groceries, essentials, home, electronics, toys and other products from Target to Portland, Maine residents beginning August 21 … To celebrate the announcement, new Portland-area Shipt members who sign up before Aug. 21 will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99) … The annual membership grants access to free, unlimited delivery on orders of more than $35.”
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