How Badly Do Consumers Really Want Grocery Delivery? is often presented as emblematic of the excesses of the dot-com era, but there was an even bigger flop from the time: Webvan. Even for the time, Webvan’s rise and fall was swift: The company went from being a $1.2 billion company with 4,500 employees to declaring bankruptcy and liquidating its assets, all in less than three years.Read the full article