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    • 10 Ecommerce Trends You Will See Implemented in 2017

      It wasn’t too long ago that consumers weren’t really that comfortable entering their credit card data online to make a purchase. They didn’t trust the site, they didn’t trust the store, they didn’t trust the shipping… they just didn’t trust anything. Years later, though, and the average consumer is making more than half of all their purchases online! Tweet This! Combined wit ...

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  • 7 Startups Vying to Become the Uber of Pot

    … New marijuana laws went into effect in states across the country last week, kicking off another wave of expansion for on-demand delivery startups that cater to users of medicinal and recreational pot. So-called “Uber for pot” startups are in high demand, not just among consumers but investors, as well. Marijuana-focused private equity firms…

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  • Reserve and Deliver: Waitr Acquires Restaurant Booking App Requested

    … Sacramento-based Requested, a restaurant booking app that launched in 2015, has announced that it has been acquired by Louisiana-based food delivery and restaurant management company Waitr. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Requested will keep its California office and its team will remain intact in the transfer. Requested’s key…

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  • Street Culture: Seattle Food Startup Delivers Culture to Chef Partners

    … and can’t stomach the thought of another night of heavy fast food. Lish co-founder and CEO Aakhil Fardeen wanted to solve a problem for that person (himself), and the company’s trajectory is sending it into a new realm of the restaurant industry. Lish currently partners with 40 local chefs in the Seattle area – including James Beard nominated chef Ethan…

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  • #SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry

    … Wiley Cerilli spoke about his new venture, Good Uncle, which seeks to bring a “virtual restaurant” model to smaller markets — delivering freshly prepared, gourmet food and celebrated dishes from famous chefs. OpenTable SVP Catherine Porter, spoke about the micro-moments on mobile that the company capitalizes on and how data and personalization can…

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  • DoorDash CEO: Opportunity in Local Delivery Is ‘Vast’

    … As the on-demand economy has risen up in the past few years, there has been increased focus once again on how delivery and logistics services can help local consumers get what they want when they want it. DoorDash is among a handful of services in the an increasingly competitive sector that have separated themselves from the pack. Founded in 2013…

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  • Street Culture: Thirstie Holds Focus on Engagement and Slow Growth

    … in the wine, beer, and spirits industry, which is comprised mainly of independent local stores. Thirstie is disrupting it with a concept driven by a New York City-based staff of 14 full-time employees. Offering the corner liquor store an easy way to deliver locally was the initial disruption, but Thirstie saw an additional opportunity: engaging…

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  • Street Culture: DoorDash Aiming to Constantly Improve Both Product and Culture

    … It was a personal interest that turned into a professional one. The four founders of DoorDash share a motivation to support local businesses, something that began cultivating earlier in life. Tony Xu, DoorDash’s CEO and co-founder, said that his mother has been a small business owner her whole life. Watching her experiences helped shape his…

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  • How Multi-location Brands Can Keep Up with the Push for On-Demand

    … How Multi-location Brands Can Keep Up with the Push for On-Demand December 2, 2015 by Mark Lerner Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary In the era of UberRush, Postmates, DoorDash, and others, every business with an in-house delivery fleet is feeling the pressure to provide the same kind of on-demand delivery experience. Failure to do so…

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  • Street Culture: Humility and Good Conversations at Instacart

    … Instacart entered 2015 with about 95 employees. It’s on track to end 2015 with around 400 employees. Instacart just opened a new office in Minneapolis in September, making the Twin Cities the 18th location where the company’s grocery shopping and delivery services are offered. Order volume has been increasing three to four percent week-over…

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  • How Partnerships are Driving the Next Generation of Delivery

    … How Partnerships are Driving the Next Generation of Delivery June 2, 2015 by Caitlin Maynard Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW15 Left to right, Holger Luedorf, SVP Business, Postmates; Prahar Shah, Business Development, DoorDash; Sarah Mastrorocco, Business Development, Instacart; and Andrew Shotland, Proprietor, Local SEO Guide, speak…

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