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DoorDash and EG America bring convenience to your door

The service is available to over 800 participating stores and will go out to more than 1,300 EG convenience stores by the end of October.

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DoorDash (NYSE:DASH) and EG America, a food service retailer, announced a partnership that will have the former delivering convenience essentials including snacks, sandwiches, pizza and Farmhouse Blend coffee to customers across the country.

Customers can get on board by ordering items from EG convenience brands including Cumberland Farms, Certified Oil, Fastrac, Kwik Shop, Loaf N’ Jug, Minit Mart, Quik Stop, Sprint, Turkey Hill and Tom Thumb, all through DoorDash’s app and website. The delivery service is presently available to more than 800 participating stores and has plans to go out to more than 1,300 EG convenience stores by the end of October.

“Convenience is the driving principle behind all of our brands, and delivery strengthens our reputation for it. DoorDash has been at the forefront of a nationwide shift towards convenient, on-demand home delivery for everything from groceries to snacks to full meals, and we’re excited to be a part of it. We are looking forward to our customers ordering their favorite food offerings and snacks for on-demand delivery through DoorDash,” said George Fournier, president of EG America.

The United Kingdom-based EGO Group was founded in 2001 by the Issa family. It’s a convenience retailer with established partnerships with global brands. It presently employs over 50,000 people in over 6,300 sites across four continents.

DoorDash is a Silicon-Valley tech company offering on-demand delivery connecting consumers with local businesses in 27 countries. It’s been around since 2013 and is busy building products and services to help businesses development and get out to more customers. It’s also building infrastructure for local commerce, giving merchants the chance to get along in the convenience economy while giving customers access to more of their communities.

“Convenience continues to be a key determining factor for consumers looking for faster and easier ways to get the essentials they need exactly when they need them. As we continue to build out our convenience offerings, we’re thrilled to partner with EG America to give consumers nationwide even more efficient access to their favorite snacks, prepared foods, and other products, on-demand. Whether in need of a cup of coffee, a quick snack or meal on the go, or basic household essential items, consumers can now shop from thousands of EG America banner stores directly on the DoorDash app and website,” said Shanna Prevé, vice president, business development at DoorDash.

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