Delivered: Last-Mile Industry Roundup (Nov 22, 2019)

Every week, we take a look at the best news stories related to all things last-mile delivery in our Last-Mile Industry Roundup.


Feature Story - November 22, 2019

CNBC | Target announces huge delivery and pickup gains

Overview

On their earnings call Wednesday, Target announced digital sales were up 31%, with "same-day services" accounting for 80% of that growth. Those services include curbside and in-store pickup as well as same-day delivery through Shipt.

On the call, CEO Brian Cornell also reported the margins for deliveries fulfilled directly from store are considerably higher due to 40% cost savings. This is an area where Target and Walmart currently have a considerable footprint advantage over Amazon.

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