Delivery

  • 10 Ecommerce Trends You Will See Implemented in 2017

    … for mobile that require businesses to take a mobile first approach to optimizing their e-commerce sites. Increasing same-day delivery – 29% of consumers have stated they’d pay extra for same-day delivery Tweet This! It’s no wonder why leaders like Amazon have brought the service to market, further chomping away at the need for visiting the nearest…

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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…

    David Hirschman/ Street Fight- 30 readers -
  • Street Culture: Seattle Food Startup Delivers Culture to Chef Partners

    …, or even if they didn’t have issues. What that did was it built that trust and loyalty.” When building trust and loyalty with both customers and employees, the company mission is a backbone often referred back to for consistency and clarity. Lish’s three company values are the focus on the customer, quality, and variety, Fardeen said. “And chefs…

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

    … #SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry June 20, 2016 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16 Restaurants are a particularly large and important vertical in local, and as such they’ve long been a testing ground for a variety of digital products. Now a new generation of companies is starting to use…

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

    … in 2013, the company raised $127 million in Series C funding just a few months ago — despite a tightening investment climate — and is building its product out rapidly. Street Fight recently caught up with DoorDash CEO and Co-founder Tony Xu, who will be a keynote speaker at Street Fight Summit West on June 7th in San Francisco, to talk about how he…

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

    … Street Culture is a feature where we take a closer look at the office culture and people at some of the most dynamic startups in the hyperlocal industry. Company founders repeat this all the time: to make your startup idea work, find a gap in an industry and aim to disrupt it. Co-founders of the alcohol delivery startup Thirstie saw a gap…

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

    … literally do 50 things a day, and thinking about delivery isn’t one of them. That’s one of the reasons that DoorDash exists today.” Translating the desire to support business owners into a successful on-demand functionality relies heavily on DoorDash’s 200 core employees. In 2015, the company expanded from three markets into 22, and Xu says he expects…

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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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