Expanding our convenience vertical to provide on-demand access to more everyday essentials
By Mike Goldblatt, Head of Grocery Partnerships, and Fuad Hannon, Head of New Verticals
The global pandemic has dramatically changed all aspects of our lives, including the way people shop. Delivery and takeout are no longer considered just a convenience, but a lifeline for those who have come to depend on the reliability of on-demand services to access their everyday needs. That’s why we accelerated the launch of our Convenience vertical in April to provide customers with access to the grocery, convenience, wellness and household supplies they need to care for themselves and their families.
Today we announced our collaboration with Walgreens, where Walgreens will be offering on-demand delivery of thousands of Walgreens items on DoorDash. Customers in select cities will have access to more than 2,000 convenience, health, and wellness essentials including beauty products, over-the-counter medications, and grocery and snack foods. So whether you’ve just squeezed the last drop out of the shampoo bottle, have a mid-afternoon hankering for a power drink and some chips, or need some quick headache relief, we’ve got you covered with our unmatched Walgreens selection. The large variety of products allows customers to get everything