DoorDash Inc. On August 1, , DoorDash announced the acquisition of Caviar,  a service specializing in food delivery from upscale urban-area restaurants that typically do not offer delivery, from Square, Inc. The financial details of the acquisition were not publicly disclosed. As of August , DoorDash announced it will be partnering with Mercato, an e-commerce platform, to help expand its business and reach independent grocers and specialty stores. On February 27, , DoorDash announced that it confidentially filed to go public. By mid , in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic where demand for services delivering items surged, DoorDash announced it had "stockpiled tens of thousands of gloves and bottles of hand sanitizer" and was offering them to delivery drivers for free. The company also said it had changed the default drop-off option to contactless delivery. Burger Antics has filed a lawsuit to get DoorDash to stop delivering their food after receiving complaints from their customers.
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With this latest injustice coming on the heels of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others over the years, my emotions have ranged from anger to sadness to depression. In the same week we were able to send two astronauts on a reusable rocket into outer space, we also witnessed some of the worst behavior of our humanity, juxtaposing two ends of our human capabilities. But here goes. To all of those hurting, especially those in the Black community, know that we at DoorDash stand with you and support your right to be seen and heard.
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Please enter a valid email. Restaurant delivery company DoorDash is expected to be part of the post-Labor Day IPO rush, having filed confidential registration documents back in February. But it's also facing an existential threat to its business model and needs to quickly come up with some better rhetorical defenses. At best, he held his cards close to his chest. At worst, he whistled past the graveyard. Xu argued that flexibility — in terms of when "Dashers" work, which jobs they accept, etc. But he never quite settled on why that is, except that it's the dichotomy that companies like DoorDash have created. When pressed, he falls back on "what Dashers want," without lending much gravity to dissent from politicians, courts or certain Dashers. DoorDash was not party to the lawsuit that nearly led Lyft and Uber to suspend ride-hail operations in California, but it's facing a similar complaint brought by the San Francisco district attorney.
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