Delivery

  • 10 Ecommerce Trends You Will See Implemented in 2017

    …. SSL2Buy, a global SSL provider, has come up with ten eCommerce trends to watch for in 2017 compiled into this beautiful infographic: The End of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – since you don’t need to leave your couch and fight in lines, ecommerce is reducing the impact of these sales days and purchase behavior is spreading to the entire month…

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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…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 37 readers -
  • 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- 34 readers -
  • Street Culture: Seattle Food Startup Delivers Culture to Chef Partners

    … Lish, a two-year-old meal delivery startup in Seattle, is customer-focused, of course. But there’s one word that keeps coming up for the company’s nine employees: Chefs. Chefs are the secret winners of this startup concept, an idea that was driven by the frustrating moment when a busy commuter leaves work, realizes he has no food at home…

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

    … local marketing and delivery services to rethink what a restaurant is and how we think about our dining experiences. At Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco earlier this month, the National Restaurant Association’s Anna Tauzin spoke with top execs from three tech companies looking to remake the restaurant experience. SinglePlatform founder…

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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…

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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…

    Street Fightin How To's- 16 readers -
  • 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…

    Street Fight- 10 readers -
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