DoorDash launches alcohol delivery service in Canada, Australia, US as HelloFresh invests in human capital acquisition

 US – US-based food delivery firm DoorDash Inc has announced plans to launch alcohol delivery across 20 U.S. states, Australia and Canada, facing up to rivals Uber Technologies Inc and GoPuff in the sector’s key growth market. After soaring in popularity during pandemic-driven lockdowns, food delivery platforms are looking to expand their businesses by offering delivery of beer, wine, and spirits.  Alcoholic beverages offer a new opportunity for growth as online sales have been skyrocketing since the onset of the pandemic.  According to IWSR, U.S. alcohol e-commerce sales approached US$5.6 billion in 2020, up from roughly US$3 billion last year. …

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