Last Mile

  • Editor’s Take: The Perils of Uberization for the Local Economy

    ….” As with same-day delivery, the continuing emergence of the on-demand economy responds to competition in and for the last mile of commerce. As Michael Boland recently pointed out in Street Fight, the on-demand story is inherently local — it’s about getting the products and services you need exactly where you happen to be, when you want them…

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  • The Not-So-Low-Hanging Fruit: Why the Local Market Remains Elusive

    …, but in practice, all of that technology we bring to bear to win the last mile of commerce often stumbles once a consumer enters a store or tries to find a reliable plumber or electrician within his or her zip code, making the local market actually more elusive than it might seem. Global platforms have gotten better at serving up local information that can…

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