Uber has launched Corner Store, an experimental delivery service allowing users to order the most common convenience store items and have it delivered to their home or to any desired location by an approved Uber driver.
There are more than 100 items in their inventory list including everyday products available in local drugstores. It ranges from allergy relief, cough and cold medications, baby items, feminine care to household items.
Started on August 19, this Corner Store service will is available Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM EDT within a limited area in Washington, DC.
The San Francisco-based mobile app company said this program is available only for a few weeks at this time. However, it will continue to run if the service gets great reviews from its user base.
Uber is fond of testing new ways to make their mobile app more relevant to help move people and products from one point to another.
Back in April 2014, they launched Uber Rush, a courier service powered by bike and pedestrian messengers in select areas in Manhattan. They also have carpooling and social experiment currently its beta phase called UberPool.
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