SAN FRANCISCO – Albertsons Cos. Inc. and DoorDash are making on-demand grocery delivery a reality for about 2,000 of the supermarket chain’s brands, including Jewel-Osco, Vons and Safeway. The service, available via the DoorDash app or on the Albertsons website, gives shoppers the opportunity to order more than 40,000 items from select stores, including core groceries as well as prepared food, meal kits, floral and convenience products with no minimum order size required.

“Consumers' desire to get everything in their neighborhood on-demand has increased dramatically,” said Fuad Hannon, head of new verticals at DoorDash. “We are thrilled to partner with Albertsons, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the world, as they expand their already strong local footprint beyond their four walls to offer consumers convenient access to on-demand grocery delivery.”

As part of the partnership, customers can participate in a loyalty program and delivery hours have been expanded. Discounts of up to 40% are also available during a promotional period, from June 21 to June 30.

“We are committed to expanding our delivery experience in order to meet our customers' needs whenever, wherever and however they want,” said Chris Rupp, Albertsons’ chief customer and digital officer. “Our partnership with DoorDash is the next step in our digital transformation to help make our customers' lives easier and help answer the perennial question, 'What's for dinner