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Target Leader Becomes New CEO of Shipt

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Kelly Caruso, Target’s senior vice president hardlines, has been named chief executive officer for on-demand delivery company Shipt. Caruso will succeed Bill Smith, Shipt’s founder, who will remain as an adviser. Caruso will inherit a company that has exploded in size since its acquisition by Target in December 2017, when Shipt served 72 markets and had 20,000 personal shoppers.

Since then, Shipt has expanded its delivery service — including groceries, fresh food, daily essentials, electronics, toys and other items — to more than 80 million households in over 250 markets, doubled its membership, tripled the size of its workforce and added more retailer partners to its same-day marketplace.

Read more at Supermarket News.