SpartanNash announced what it called "an innovative partnership" with delivery provider DoorDash that it said would expand its "grocery services and solutions across both digital and physical platforms through various different initiatives."
According to the announcement, "DoorDash is partnering with SpartanNash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from more than 100 SpartanNash owned stores including Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets and more. The partnership will also include the opportunity for SpartanNash’s network of 2,100 independent retail customers to leverage both the DoorDash marketplace app and website as well as DoorDash Drive, the white-label fulfillment platform that powers direct delivery for businesses, to address their local commerce needs and offer on-demand grocery delivery to consumers in their communities."
As part of the omni-channel partnership, SpartanNash said it "will also serve as a distributor of pantry and household items to DoorDash DashMart locations beginning in New York City with plans to scale to additional locations in the future."
Tony Sarsam, SpartanNash's president-CEO, said that "this partnership with DoorDash complements our collective strengths and will drive growth across the food ecosystem- from food distribution to eCommerce - to deliver the ingredients for a better life."