The banners of Ahold Delhaize USA just got an operational boost. The parent company announced it has partnered with DoorDash to make on-demand grocery delivery possible for Food Lion, Hannaford, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, and Stop & Shop.
“As leading omnichannel grocery retailers in their markets, Ahold Delhaize USA brands are focused on providing fast and convenient grocery delivery for customers. The addition of DoorDash as a marketplace partner for our companies is very exciting,” said JJ Fleeman, Chief Executive Officer, Ahold Delhaize USA. “The speed and ease of DoorDash and its strong reputation for providing great customer service aligns with the priorities of each of our local brands. We look forward to delivering this new option for customers of our local brands—as well as new customers through DoorDash—and leveraging this partnership to enable our brands as they continue to drive omnichannel growth."
DoorDash is available in nearly all markets served by Ahold Delhaize USA brands, and the service is already live for most customers at Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford, and Stop & Shop.
Delivery from DoorDash is expected to be available to customers of all brands by March, a press release explained.
“From day one, DoorDash has been focused on creating opportunities for our merchant partners to compete, succeed, and flourish in every environment,” said Tony Xu, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, DoorDash. “We’re excited to partner with Ahold Delhaize USA brands to support the growth of their digital channels and help them engage consumers in new ways. As consumers’ favorite local commerce platform, we look forward to expanding our East Coast selection and giving consumers more access to everything in their neighborhoods, including groceries, retail, flowers, food, and more.”
More is sure to come from this fruitful partnership, so stay tuned.