DoorDash, San Franciso, and ALDI, Batavia, Ill., expanded their partnership, announcing that consumers can now order on-demand alcohol delivery from more than 1,200 ALDI locations across 21 states on DoorDash. With the addition of ALDI, nearly 80% of DoorDash consumers now can access alcohol through safe, age-verified delivery.
With the outbreak of COVID-19, retailers have worked hard to adapt by making their stores as safe and convenient as possible for consumers. In the limited-assortment stores category, drug stores and discount retailers are finding where they fit in this eCommerce evolution.
Discount retail chain to exclusively carry Share A Coke military can collection
July 14, 2017
To celebrate and honor members of the military, Dollar General and The Coca-Cola Co.’s flagship brand released a new Share a Coke patriotic can series honoring service members, veterans and their families, the companies say.
As today’s consumers spend their dollars across more channels and store formats, retailers are facing increased competition for dollar share, experts note. Despite this fact, the overall discount retail channel performed “quite well” last year as dollar stores drove growth of nearly 7 percent, notes Jon Hauptman, senior director of retail at Long Grove, Ill.-based Willard Bishop Co., an Inmar analytics company.
Euromonitor International, Chicago, released new retailing industry data alongside its report: “What’s New in Retail: Emerging Global Concepts.” The new research showcases how the rise of omnichannel and demand for convenience are boosting innovation within the retail landscape, the market research firm says.