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Blue Apron Sheds Customers as Meal Kit Competition Mounts

Blue Apron Holdings is hemorrhaging customers, as operational problems and rising competition jeopardize its rank as the U.S.’s largest meal-kit company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2018

Blue Apron Posts Loss and Sheds Customers

Blue Apron Holdings posted a loss and shed customers in the third quarter, straining to retain its edge in the saturated meal-kit market just months after an initial public offering......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2017

I stopped using Blue Apron after being a huge fan — and the reasons reveal that the company is doomed (APRN)

Blue Apron My parents and I used to be loyal Blue Apron customers but stopped using the service.  The issues we found show deeper problems at the meal-kit company.  Blue Apron just laid off hundreds of people following competition.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Blue Apron plunges more than 13% to an all-time low

Blue Apron Blue Apron reported disappointing earnings results last week. Competition in the meal-kit delivery service is growing. Shares hit an all time low of $3.35. Watch the stock move in real time here. ........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2017

Blue Apron plunges more than 13% to an all-time low (APRN)

Blue Apron Blue Apron reported disappointing earnings results last week. Competition in the meal-kit delivery service is growing. Shares hit an all.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2017

Here’s Why Blue Apron Shares Are Looking Healthy Again

The five-year-old company is facing intense competition from Amazon and HelloFresh. Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron beat expectations for quarterly sales on Thursday, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 2nd, 2017

I stopped using Blue Apron after being a huge fan — and the reasons why reveal that the company is doomed (APRN)

Blue Apron My parents and I used to be a loyal Blue Apron customers but stopped using the service.  The issues we found show deeper problems at the meal-kit company.  Blue Apron just laid o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Blue Apron"s Costs Eat Profit; Shares Sour

Shares in Blue Apron Holdings Inc. dropped as much as 15% as the meal-kit maker struggled to reassure investors that it can contain costs and fend off competition in the fast-growing food delivery business......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2017

Grocery stores are fighting back against meal kit companies

Whole Foods and Kroger are adopting the meal kit concept as they fend off competition from companies like Blue Apron......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2017

Blue Apron is spending more than $400 for every new customer — and the results show why the company is doomed (APRN)

Blue ApronBlue Apron is spending big to get new customers — and it doesn't look like it's making much money in return.  The meal kit company is spending more than $400 to recruit each new cus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2017

Competing with Blue Apron is tough, but this Brooklyn entrepreneur found a way

The meal-kit competition between Blue Apron and Amazon may be grabbing headlines, but there are still plenty of startups in the food delivery space that hustling in their own right to compete. One of them just got support from Campbell Soup Co. (N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2017

Here"s the biggest reason people aren"t using meal kits like Blue Apron (APRN)

Meal kit delivery companies like Blue Apron claim to help people save money on groceries, but potential and ex-customers are citing the cost of the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

Amazon’s Meal Kit Move Will Be More Than a Blue Apron Competitor

It's going after affluent customers. Any re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2017

Is Amazon Preparing to Broil Blue Apron?

Amazon has filed a trademark application that indicates it is considering going into direct competition with Blue Apron and other meal-kit delivery start-ups. Investors are not amused......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 17th, 2017

Stir Fry on Sale? Blue Apron Turns to Deals to Draw Customers

Meal-kit maker Blue Apron has ripened to a company on the verge of an initial public offering with 1 million customers and more than $790 million in annual revenue. But the company is finding it hard to get loyal customers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 27th, 2017

Breakingviews: Blue Apron Has a Good Product. Beware of the Stock.

The meal delivery service plans to go public. But even as sales rise, competition is circling, marketing costs are rising and losses are mounting......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 2nd, 2017

U.S. meal kit service Blue Apron files for IPO

Blue Apron Holdings Inc, the biggest U.S. meal kit company, has filed for an initial public offering, amid increasing competition as more companies seek to deliver fresh ingredients and recipes to subscribers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2017

Blue Apron"s co-founder reveals the best recipe he"s ever tried

Blue Apron ships around 8 million meal kits each month to customers around the US. Inside its boxes, there.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2017

Blue Apron shares jump

Blue Apron shares jumped after the meal-kit maker reported a smaller-than-expected drop in sales and a tick up in average revenue per customer in the fourth quarter. Aleksandra Michalska reports.      &nb.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 13th, 2018

Blue Apron shares jump

Blue Apron shares jumped after the meal-kit maker reported a smaller-than-expected drop in sales and a tick up in average revenue per customer in the fourth quarter. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

Blue Apron puts EBITDA breakeven on table for late 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it could break even on a key measure of profitability earlier than Wall Street analysts had expected, fueling a brief surge in the meal-kit maker's shares......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018