Articles on doordash.

  1. Channel: Delivery
Food banks, Axios reports, more and more are relying on “donated services” to reach people in need “who can’t or won’t make the trek to pick up groceries.” Examples cited in the piece: “DoorDash last week unveiled a partnership with 18 mayors that will provide funding for delivery and logistical expertise to help get donated […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Sports fan destination site Fanatics and beauty retailer Sephora are both gearing up for the holiday sales rush with the debut of new, faster delivery options. Fanatics has teamed up with UPS-owned Roadie to offer local next-day delivery; while Sephora has debuted a same-day delivery option that will be served by its delivery partners Uber, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As food and beverage businesses announce their participation in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Wednesday (Sept. 28), many are using the opportunity to unveil not only environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, as one might expect, but also features to drive customer acquisition and loyalty with nutrition-minded shoppers. These efforts […]
  1. Associates & Employees
The White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is expected to release a report in the coming weeks that may reclassify third-party workers performing jobs for, DoorDash, Lyft, Uber and others as employees of those companies. The new proposed rule from the Department of Labor is currently under review. The National Retail […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart is updating its online site to make it easier for shoppers to personalize the features they need most, from finding EBT- and SNAP-eligible products to signing up or shopping for gift registries and more. The retailer has in recent months “made significant improvements to our site experience and launched new features to make shopping […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
To combat last year’s supply chain woes, retailers stored up large amounts of inventory, only to be left with excess product sitting in warehouses a year later. Now, amid high inflation rates, retailers are struggling to get rid of extra products on shelves before the end of the year. Big-box retailers including Walmart, Bed Bath […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
As more players in the food and beverage (F&B) space debut corporate meal solutions, DoorDash, the leading U.S. restaurant aggregator, is making changes to its own B2B program to better compete. On Monday (Sept. 12), the aggregator announced new features for its DoorDash for Work product suite, which launched in 2020, and which offers DashPass […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
This is a preview of our case study on DoorDash. Read it for free: Quantifying DoorDash’s Outlook with Consumer Spending and Earnings Data DoorDash has dominated the domestic delivery aggregator market over the past four years, growing mostly at the expense of GrubHub. DoorDash increased its market share among delivery aggregators in the US from […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Earnest Research Spend Index growth was flat YoY in August, as the in-store recovery slowed significantly and online decelerated after several highly publicized summer events such as Amazon Prime Day in July. Gas Stations spending followed Online Marketplaces as the second fastest decelerating subcategory, as falling fuel prices brought down average checkout prices at the […]
  1. Data & Insights
Key Takeaways DoorDash continues to be the primary leader in the third-party delivery space, and has continued to grow through 2Q22.  Smaller cities such as Memphis and Sacramento have experienced massive growth in total third-party sales in 2Q22.  Of the top 100 brands for 2Q22, the majority of them experienced QoQ growth, with Pizza Hut […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Advertising Age has a story about how “the nation’s largest food delivery app, DoorDash, is putting a positive spin on what it does for local communities with a major new campaign called ‘A Neighborhood of Good in Every Order’.” According to the story, the campaign – which will cut across platforms from broadcast TV to […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
  Virtual branded restaurants have become a platform for food brand managers to excel according to Steven Johnson,Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. One virtual concept Smack Wings recently launched a monthly $500 Sweepstakes contest.  The team at Foodservice Solutions® believes it will pick up steam and drive top-line sales and bottom-line profits […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Food delivery giant DoorDash has confirmed a data breach that exposed customers’ personal information. In a blog post shared with TechCrunch ahead of its publication at market close, DoorDash said malicious hackers stole credentials from employees of a third-party vendor that were then used to gain access to some of DoorDash’s internal tools. DoorDash said […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The biggest audience companies play to these days is their employees, not their customers. Certainly, customers matter. But employees matter more. Customer-centricity is subordinate to employee-centricity. For example, word-of-mouth super-guru Ed Keller recently reported research showing that only friends/family and online reviews rank above employees for advice about what to buy, and this influence is […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
After four years of delivering groceries to Walmart’s customers, DoorDash and the supermarket giant have officially parted ways, according to a source close to the matter. The San Francisco-based delivery service reportedly gave Walmart a 30-day notice, meaning the partnership will formally end in September. The two companies first partnered on grocery delivery in 2018. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
TechCrunch  reports that delivery service DoorDash has decided to end its business relationship with Walmart, effective the end of September, saying that the arrangement no longer was “mutually beneficial” and that it wanted to focus instead on “long-term customer relationships.” The story notes that “the termination will end a partnership that began in April 2018 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
  Success does leave clues and 7-Eleven has picked-up more than their fair share of clues over the years according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated “all foodservice retailers can learn from one another.  With a huge global footprint 7-Eleven is positioned to view, learn, and rollout success […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The labor movement is a huge part of the food and beverage industry right now. Over 200 Starbucks stores have voted to unionize. And now, gig delivery workers are starting to organize. On Sunday, gig drivers for Lyft, Uber, DoorDash, Grubhub and others in Chicago joined a national coalition of gig drivers called Justice for […]

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Retail vacancies in the United States dropped to 6.1% in the second quarter, a 15-year low, as Americans continued to resume in-store shopping. Asking rents for shopping center spaces during the quarter were 16% higher than five years ago, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Tuesday (Oct. 4), citing figures from commercial real estate broker […]
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Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets. By replacing the double layer of foil and cellulose with a paper wrap, Quality Street will remove more than two billion […]
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The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]