Shopping at Times Supermarkets

Below is some helpful information for shoppers to know about Times Supermarkets.

Big Save Markets and Shima’s Supermarket are under the banner of Times Supermarkets, so the information below applies to those retailers as well.


Do shoppers need to ask for tax exemption?

Yes. When shoppers arrive at the checkout register, tap the Check Out button in the app. A barcode will appear. Let the cashier know that the order is tax-exempt and present the barcode for them to scan using the hand-held scanner before the payment card is swiped.


Can shoppers use self-checkout at Times Supermarkets?

No, Times Supermarkets would like shoppers to use a checkout lane with a store attendant.


What items are prohibited?

Shoppers cannot deliver alcohol, tobacco, lottery tickets, prescription/behind the counter medication, or gift cards from Times Supermarkets.

If any of these items are on an order, shoppers can kindly let the member know that those items are not eligible for delivery with Shipt. If the member requests more information, shoppers may politely recommend that they reach out to Shipt Support for further details.


Will shoppers need to bag items at checkout?

Shoppers will only need to bag items if a store attendant is unable to assist.


How are bag fees handled at Times Supermarkets?

After processing the order, shoppers should take a photo of the receipt and upload it to the app, which will then prompt for the bag fee. 

Bag fees are generally found on the store receipt. Shoppers can ask the cashier the bag fee total if it can't be located on the receipt. Enter that total and continue processing the order. If no bags were purchased for the order, shoppers should put the fee total as $0 and finish processing the order.


Can items be returned?

Yes, all items can be returned to the store where they were originally purchased.

To complete a return for a Times Supermarket order:

  • Present the original receipt and your Shipt card at Customer Support. 
  • Write the order number on the receipt and take a picture of it after the store attendant has completed the return
  • Email the picture to shoppers@shipt.com 

What should shoppers do if a member has an issue with their order from Times Supermarkets? 

Politely apologize to the member and suggest that they contact Shipt Support via live chat, support@shipt.com, or (205) 502-2500 to get assistance with the issue — the support team will be happy to help!

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