WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—EG America has partnered with DoorDash to offer delivery from more than 800 participating EG convenience brands, including Cumberland Farms, Certified Oil, Fastrac, Kwik Shop, Loaf N' Jug, Minit Mart, Quik Stop, Sprint, Turkey Hill and Tom Thumb through DoorDash's app and website.
"Convenience is the driving principle behind all of our brands, and delivery strengthens our reputation for it," said George Fournier, EG America president. "We are looking forward to our customers ordering their favorite food offerings and snacks for on-demand delivery through DoorDash."
The Massachusetts-based retailer plans to expand the service to more than 1,300 EG convenience brand locations by the end of October.
"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," said Shanna Prevé, vice president, business development at DoorDash.
To celebrate the new partnership, consumers can get 25% off (up to $6) on orders with a subtotal of $20 or more with promo code EG2022 at Cumberland Farms and Fastrac. All participating EG convenience brand stores will be available on DashPass, DoorDash's membership program that offers members zero delivery fees and reduced services fees on eligible orders over the minimum subtotals from thousands of restaurants, grocery, and convenience stores nationwide.
Last year, Sheetz partnered with DoorDash for on-demand delivery of convenience items from the convenience retailer’s stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. In late January 2022, Sheetz partnered with the company on DoorDash Drive, DoorDash’s white-label fulfillment platform that powers direct delivery for any business. Customers are able to order from Sheetz’s website and mobile app and have their items delivered exclusively through DoorDash Drive.
Here’s what customers order the most on DoorDash.
According to NACS’ “Last Mile Fulfillment in Convenience Retail” report, 61% of retailers are satisfied with their third-party delivery partners. Concerns include high fees, little access to consumer data, difficulties delivering age-restricted products and service and operational issues.
Read more about these challenges and what c-stores are doing to make delivery work for their businesses in “Delivering Convenience” in the December 2021 issue of NACS Magazine.
The 2022 NACS Show, October 1-4, in Las Vegas includes a host of education sessions created to address a wide swath of topics convenience retailers care about, including technology and omnichannel retail. Pick from six different technology-related education sessions at the NACS Show, including From Corner Store to Digital Store: A Fireside Chat, October 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., featuring Amir Hassan, director of retail and operations for H&S Energy, and Jeffry Harrison, co-founder of Rovertown.