By Mike Goldblatt, Head of Grocery Partnerships, and Fuad Hannon, Head of New Business Verticals
Our daily lives have been upended, and with many families at home all day, basic household essentials are, well, more essential than ever. To help you get access to the supplies you may need to maintain a well-cared for and healthy at-home environment, DoorDash is partnering with regional and national convenience stores across the U.S.—including 7-Eleven, Wawa, Casey’s General Store, and CircleK—to offer you essential household products on demand, delivered straight to your doorstep through a no-contact drop-off option.
Out of paper towels and need rolls in a pinch? In need of some Advil for yourself and quick snacks for the kids, but a grocery run isn’t in the cards this afternoon? With our newly launched Convenience category, we’ve got you covered during a critical time when household items are in high demand and short supply. We know that you need these supplies in a quick and reliable way, which is why we’ve recently added more than 1,800 convenience stores to the platform, providing near-instant access to everything from cleaning supplies to ice cream pints to over-the-counter medicine.
We began piloting this offering earlier this year, and given the