DoorDash to Expand with Alcohol On-Demand | Financial Buzz

DoorDash to Expand with Alcohol On-Demand

DoorDash, Inc. (NYSE: DASH) reported that it is initiating the delivery of beer, wine and spirits via the DoorDash Marketplace.  Along 20 states and the District of Columbia which will reach over 100 million customers worldwide.  Customers of legal age can toggle to the Alcohol tab of the DoorDash app to browse and order from a wide selections of drinks from grocery stores, local retailers, restaurants and convenience stores.  “Over the past year, many cities where we operate evolved their legislation in order to permit the delivery of alcohol to residents’ homes. Over that time, we worked tirelessly to build a trusted alcohol ordering and delivery experience for merchants, customers and Dashers,” said Caitlin Macnamara, Director, Alcohol Strategy & Operations at DoorDash. “We’re committed to providing new earning opportunities for merchants and Dashers, a safe, high quality experience for customers, and being a responsible leader in compliant alcohol delivery.”  

“We’re excited to expand our online business to reach guests in new ways and create special moments at home,” said Laura LaVigne, Director of Marketing at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar. “It’s great to have the option to add handcrafted cocktails, a four-pack of our craft house beer, or wine to any celebration or casual meal as part of our partnership with DoorDash.”  “We are proud to work alongside DoorDash to strengthen responsibility efforts in our communities and on our roadways by providing guidance and proven resources to help prevent impaired driving and underage drinking,” said Chris Swonger, President & CEO, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and “Whether you’re a Dasher, a restaurant employee, or a customer – we are all stronger when we’re united by a commitment to a culture of alcohol responsibility.”

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