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H-E-B to deploy robots for booming delivery, pickup business

The Swiss company uses robots to collect and fulfill orders already sitting in a condensed area, and now H-E-B will use this technology to streamline its curbside and delivery service......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2020

Minnow Pickup Pods take personal touch out of food delivery

It's almost as if the universe bent itself toward Stephen Sperry's touchless, contactless business model......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 20th, 2020

Food delivery with third-party apps like Grubhub and Uber Eats is booming, but no one"s making money. Here"s why their business is broken.

Reuters New York just passed a temporary.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2020

Hawaii Agricultural Foundation launches campaign to help drive business to local restaurants

Hawaii Agricultural Foundation launched a campaign on Monday morning to support local restaurants amid the coronavirus. The new initiative, Food-A-Go-Go, promotes restaurants that are open for take-out, delivery and curbside pickup. Food-A-Go-Go re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Pizza-toting robots: U.S. lets Nuro deploy driverless delivery vehicles

In a first-of-its-ki.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2020

Today"s Pickup: Spartan Motors To Focus On Commercial, Last-Mile Delivery Business

Good day, Spartan Motors (NASDAQ: SPAR), best known as a s.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 4th, 2020

Starship Technologies To Deploy 30 Delivery Robots On UW-Madison Campus

Robotic delivery company Starship Technologies is deploying 30 robots at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ca.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 5th, 2019

Kroger launches package delivery service

Kroger Co. is getting into the package delivery business. Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, is launching a pilot test of a package pickup and delivery service in its stores. Kroger won’t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2019

Today"s Pickup: Canadian Cargo Drone Firm Lands A Big Customer, DSV

Good day, Drone Delivery Canada has reached a deal with DSV Panalpina (CSX:DSV) to deploy its cargo drone system at the global logistics provider's Canadian headquarters in a significant milestone toward commercial viability.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 23rd, 2019

Meal delivery is booming, leaving a mountain of garbage

Meal-delivery companies are the ultimate symbol of the most powerful force in business today: convenience maximalism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2019

Meal delivery is booming, leaving a mountain of garbage

Meal-delivery companies are the ultimate symbol of the most powerful force in business today: convenience maximalism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2019

The meal-delivery business is booming, leaving a mountain of garbage behind

Meal-delivery companies are the ultimate symbol of the most powerful force in business today: convenience maximalism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2019

People kicking these food delivery robots is an early insight into how cruel humans could be to robots

Facebook/Starship Technologies Starship Technologies co-founder Ahti Heinla told Business Insider that people sometimes kick the company's food-delivery robots.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2018

Exclusive: Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Tencent-backed Meituan - sources

Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China's booming on-demand services market, four people told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Tencent-backed Meituan

Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China's booming on-demand services market, sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Meituan

Alibaba plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China’s booming on-demand services market, sources told Reuters. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Aldi is launching curbside pickup in its next assault against Walmart, Amazon, and Kroger

Aldi is planning to expand grocery delivery services to all US stores, Aldi US CEO Jason Hart told Business Insider.  The company will start testing curbside pickup as well, Hart said.  Aldi is slowly ramping up its investment in deliver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2018

Autonomous food delivery robots make their way to George Mason University

Students and faculty at George Mason University can now have a latte delivered to the classroom — via a robot. San Francisco's Starship Technologies has teamed up with food service company Sodexo USA Inc. and George Mason University to deploy the ro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

Walmart, D.R. Horton rise; Transocean, Weight Watchers fall

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Walmart Inc., up $2.21 to $102.20 The giant retailer's earnings beat analysts' forecasts as online sales grew, as did its grocery pickup and delivery business......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 19th, 2019

EBay activates plan to shift more business to UPS and away from Postal Service because of mail delays

The online auction site is a massive customer for the Postal Service: its second-largest retail customer, after only Amazon. Increasing unreliability of USPS delivery has led eBay to shift some of its business to private company UPS instead......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2020

A pandemic surge in food delivery has made ghost kitchens and virtual eateries one of the only growth areas in the restaurant industry

The path forward for restaurateurs trying to escape the collapse of their business models is illuminated by a digital glow......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 17th, 2020