The DashMart location is open daily from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. and offers customers a selection of groceries, household items, frozen foods and local products.
also said that the new delivery service will rely on employees instead of independent contractors, unlike the main DoorDash platform. DashMart deliveries will be operated by DashCorps, a mix of full- and part-time employees with fixed schedules who will be paid $15 an hour, plus tips, according to the company.
"This announcement brings together much of what DoorDash has pursued since our founding: connecting customers to the best in their neighborhoods, providing new channels and resources for merchants to thrive, and providing economic opportunity for those who earn with our platform," the company said in its post about the service.
New York customers can order their items through the DoorDash app or website.
DoorDash is just the latest company to expand its delivery services. The company began offering grocery delivery in August 2020 and has since faced heavy competition., and have taken steps to expand their services with fast, same-day delivery options. Walmart even recently launched a to bring groceries by air.