Grocery industry looks to beef up its consumer offerings in response to Amazon

Jun 11, 2018
It’s been a year since Amazon acquired Whole Foods, and the company announced today Prime members in 10 more states are eligible for special deals at the store. With Amazon getting deeper into the grocery business, competitors have had to…

UPS ups its game with Saturday deliveries

Apr 7, 2017
UPS is upping its game. The parcel carrier this week announced it’s going to extend service out to Saturday, competing with the likes of FedEx and the U.S.Postal Service. The move comes as e-commerce continues to expand, with customers demanding…

Same-day delivery services vying to change your habits

Feb 24, 2016
The local delivery scene is getting crowded, even though companies struggle
Whole Foods is reportedly investing in delivery service Instacart. 
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This startup wants to save you a trip to the gas station

Jan 29, 2016
App-based delivery service brings the gas to you, but it's a tough business model
William Rich used to deliver gas to gas stations in Houston. Now, he works for Booster Fuels in Fort Worth, and he thinks on-demand is the future of fueling
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Delivery companies add white gloves and extra fees

Dec 22, 2015
The in-home delivery market is now a $13 billion-a-year business.

Wal-Mart testing drones for delivery

Oct 26, 2015
Nothing will go wrong, right? Right?

Drones fly faster than the law can keep up with

Aug 13, 2015
A swarm of unresolved legal questions clouds the skies for drones.

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Amazon's vision of a drone highway in the sky

Jul 29, 2015
It would be a new delivery system, with a lane for everyone.

Soon you will be able to get Starbucks delivered

Oct 31, 2014
Drinking coffee just got lazier.

Uber launches home delivery service

Aug 20, 2014
Will Uber's latest venture succeed in this growing market?