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DoorDash Starts Delivering Toilet Paper and Other Groceries (MC)

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DoorDash Inc., the biggest food delivery app in the U.S., will start delivering goods from 7-Eleven, Wawa and other convenience stores to Americans who are mostly stuck at home for the foreseeable future.

Click here to read the story at bloomberg.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What does it mean when a business pivots?
  2. How might this story represent an example of a business pivoting?
  3. Why do you think DoorDash will begin delivering groceries and household items?
  4. What is competition?
  5. How does competition impact you as a consumer?
  6. Who might represent DoorDash’s competition?
Chris Lindauer
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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