Delivery Services

Platform News: Ride-hailing app Uber Technologies

Uber narrows loss on food-delivery growth, cost cuts, but ride-hail demand flat

Uber Technologies has said its food-delivery business continued to grow despite signs of US recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, but ride-hail bookings were flat from the previous ...

Deliveroo

UK regulator clears Amazon’s investment in online food delivery platform Deliveroo

The UK’s competition regulator has now cleared Amazon.com’s purchase of a 16% stake in the online delivery group Deliveroo, following a provisional nod in June.

Online Groceries

Instacart valued at nearly $14 billion in latest funding amid online sales boom

Instacart has announced that it has raised some $225 million in a new funding round, valuing the company at $13.7 billion, as the grocery delivery company cashes in on a surge in o...

Platform News: Amazon Coronavirus response

Amazon to add another 75,000 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Amazon.com has stated that it plans to hire 75,000 people for jobs ranging from warehouse staff to delivery drivers as the coronavirus epidemic kept Americans locked in their homes...

Platform News: Just Eat, Deliveroo, DoorDash, Uber Eats and more food Delivery services

Online meal delivery services knocked off course by coronavirus

With the coronavirus pandemic causing the lockdown of billions of people around the world, now should should be the perfect recipe for success for the burgeoning online meal delive...

Platform Industry: Delivery Hero app

Delivery Hero takes steps to support struggling restaurants

Delivery Hero, which is one of the world’s leading online food delivery services, has announced measures to support restaurants that are trying to survive coronavirus lockdow...

Platform Industry: Thailand food delivery service on deserted streets

Thai watchdog warns food delivery apps for overcharging amid coronavirus outbreak

Thailand’s anti-monopoly watchdog warned food delivery platforms on Wednesday they could face fines for charging higher commissions as online food orders surge amid the coron...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Uber to offer courier services for retail businesses?

Dara Khosrowshahi, the Chief Executive of Uber Technologies Inc mentioned at a meeting on Wednesday that the ride hailing company could extend its existing food delivery business t...