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What retailers can learn from Target US about doing their own deliveries

US department store chain Target is testing a new fulfilment method that promises to speed up the delivery of online orders by using its own delivery drivers from Shipt, a same-day delivery platform the retailer acquired for US$550 million in 2017.  Building on its existing ship-from-store capabilities, the new process will see Target store teams pack up online orders placed in their area, then trailers bring the orders from stores and to a nearby sortation centre.  Here, the retailer