Freshdirect

FreshDirect is an online grocer that delivers to residences and offices in the New York City metropolitan area. It also offers next-day delivery to most of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island, Nassau County, Westchester County, Fairfield County, Hoboken, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Jersey City, New Jersey. The company was founded by former food broker Joe Fedele and Jason Ackerman, a former investment banker who specialized in the grocery industry. FreshDirect custom-prepares groceries and meals for its customers, a manufacturing practice called Just In Time that reduces waste[citation needed] and improves quality and freshness.
Posts about Freshdirect
  • Connecting the Local-Mobile Economy, One Step at a Time

    … on a majority of users’ home screens. Plus, this dialog is way over the heads of the small merchants who drive a significant part of local commerce. The challenges of selling innovative technologies to local small businesses is a recurring Street Fight theme. This webinar summarizes many of the issues revealed by our survey-driven Local Merchant…

    Street Fightin Google Facebook Twitter- 24 readers -
  • WTF is the Internet of Things?

    …. Running out of milk? Your fridge will know and automatically send a note to FreshDirect to add milk to your next grocery delivery. Having a bad night, tossing and turning? Your smartwatch will know — LG is one of the brands that promises this vision — and will instruct the audio system in your home to play something soothing. Why is it in the news…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digidayin Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Doing digital on a budget: How 5 shops created great work on the cheap

    … this is, but we’re heading to Austin.’” Cast the couch DiMassimo Goldstein had a different challenge when helping to launch online supermarket service FreshDirect in Philadelphia this year. “The client did not put up a budget for anything like a normal shoot, and we had to create something that would serve as our key video asset in all of our digital…

    Digidayin How To's- 9 readers -
  • A Social Network That Stays Indoors

    … Nowadays pretty much everything has moved online. You can deposit a check online, order groceries online, search for jobs online. Yet when it comes to communicating with your neighbors, we tack up posters on bulletin boards or in elevators. One startup called MyCoop wants to help change that by bringing high-rise building communication…

    Rebecca Borison/ Street Fightin Social- 9 readers -
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