Retail apps like Instacart are valued more and more for their consumer data — and advertising possibilities.
A report finds that online grocery delivery is offered in many areas where people lack access to fresh, quality food - but not everyone can take advantage of it.
DoorDash is launching a DashMart service in New York City that promises grocery delivery in 15 minutes or less. It already has competition.
Customers want their stuff on the same day they buy it. Instacart can make that happen for some smaller retailers.
Gig workers' livelihoods are increasingly ruled by mysterious — and unpredictable — software.
It's an effort to compete with drugstore chains and pharmacy startups.
Gig platforms have long been ambivalent about encouraging tips that many workers depend on.
Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods face backlash from workers concerned about safe working conditions.
Instacart and other apps are competing for consistent customers, while worker pay is inconsistent.
Recent pay changes have left some Instacart workers rethinking the gig economy