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Curbside is Competing Against Same-Day Delivery

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Same-day delivery abounds in this tech-driven town. There's even an option that will deliver anything for free and in under an hour. But it's not for everyone, especially if you're outside the delivery radius or are rarely in a position to accept the packages at home or at the office. If that's the case, then Curbside may be more your speed. You'll save time by placing an order on your smartphone before swinging by the store for pick-up, without ever leaving your car.

Target is the first retail giant to partner with the service. "At Target, we recognize the value of testing and learning through different concepts and experiences to better serve our guests," Erin Conroy, a Target spokesperson, tells Racked SF. "In our existing stores, we're testing things like Curbside because we know our guests' shopping habits are changing and we'll evolve with them." Curbside certainly sounds like an appealing option for those days when the shopping has to get done, but there's no time to wander the aisles yourself. The service is currently available at both of SF's City Target locations; all you have to do is tap your phone and wait for the ping to let you know your order's ready.
· Curbside [Official Site]
· Target [Official Site]
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