Sam’s Club chose DoorDash to partner with in part due to its broad geographic reach in the U.S. With delivery covering over 500 Sam’s Club locations in 41 states, the collaboration is DoorDash’s first pharmaceutical partnership of its kind at scale, according to the companies.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no discernible end in sight, retailers have increasingly enlisted the help of platforms like DoorDash and Instacart to deliver purchases to consumers’ doorsteps. DoorDash has added retailers like PetSmart and Walgreens to its roster, while 7-Eleven tapped DoorDash, Favor Delivery and Postmates to deliver convenience items to customers.
Sam’s Club is also the most recent retailer to specifically tap a delivery partner to transport essentials to consumers. Rite Aid has made healthcare and grocery items available via delivery while Costco also recently launched a prescription-delivery service.Retail dive