Uber eyes grocery delivery

Ridesharing company Uber is considering getting back into the grocery delivery game. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that due to the company’s success in the delivery of food, which reached $6 billion in bookings earlier this year, it makes sense to take another look at the grocery market. “With Eats, we’re [...]

2018-10-11T16:38:35+00:00October 11th, 2018|Tags: , |

Walmart’s grocery delivery partnerships with Uber, Lyft fail to take off

Walmart Inc’s online grocery delivery partnerships with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft have ended, according to two sources, a potential setback for the retailer’s ambitions to challenge Amazon.com Inc head-on with speedy delivery of groceries to people’s homes. The end of the Walmart partnerships, which has not been previously reported [...]

2018-05-08T16:21:14+00:00May 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Walmart taps Uber, Lyft for same-day grocery deliveries

Walmart is expanding its grocery business and going after online retailer Amazon in the process. The retail giant announced Friday that it will be partnering with ride-hailing services Uber, Lyft and delivery startup Deliv to test same-day grocery deliveries. Walmart has been expanding its online grocery business in recent years, letting customers order online [...]

2016-06-06T17:08:52+00:00June 6th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Instacart Reclassifies Part of Its Workforce Amid Regulatory Pressure on Uber

Instacart, the online grocery delivery service and one of the rising stars of Silicon Valley’s on-demand economy, is converting a large part of its contractor workforce into part-time employees. Instacart says it will make the change starting June 22 for staff members in Boston and Chicago, with more cities coming later. The shift comes [...]

2015-06-22T17:18:01+00:00June 22nd, 2015|Tags: , |
Go to Top