Rather than waiting a day or two for an online order, ultra-fast delivery apps are promising orders can be delivered in as little as 10 minutes.
Even the giant online retailer is feeling the high cost and slim margin of the grocery business.
The ease of online shopping combined with the immediacy of pickup could save retailers on logistics and draw customers back from delivery.
The retail giant already has a well developed "last-mile" delivery network in parts of the country.
Some cyclists aren't happy about the new arrangement, but others say it may put a new focus on bicycle infrastructure.
One challenge for those managing "reverse logistics"? Not enough room to store everything we want to send back, one study says.
It won't be as bad as early in the pandemic, but shoppers should plan ahead.
Montreal and Oslo are aiming to alleviate truck traffic and pollution.
The retail will live stream the deliveries to you ... if you're comfortable letting a stranger into your home.
The online retail giant still feels brick-and-mortar stores hot on its heels.