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Deliveroo

Deliveroo aims to sell $1.4 billion of new shares in upcoming IPO

UK food delivery company Deliveroo has said that it plans to sell around GBP 1 billion (approximately $1.39 billion) of new shares in its upcoming initial public offering.

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Amazon plans AI-powered cameras in vans to improve safety

Amazon has revealed plans to install video cameras utilising AI technology in delivery vans, a move that the online marketplace says would improve safety of both drivers and the cu...

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Uber launches medicines delivery service in South Africa

Uber Eats’ South African unit has expanded its delivery offerings, launching an app-based over-the-counter medicines service as it seeks to claw market share in the fast-grow...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

DoorDash launches grocery delivery on its app

DoorDash, the largest American third-party delivery company for restaurants has launched a new grocery service, entering a crowded marketplace dominated by Instacart and Amazon Fre...

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How Uber Technologies hailed a deal with Grubhub only to let it slip

Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has spent much of his career deftly negotiating acquisitions. Yet his $6.5 billion all-stock bid for Grubhub Inc ended with the food delivery com...

Waymo

Data: Investors pour billions into automated delivery start-ups

Since September 2019, investors have pumped at least $6 billion into more than two dozen start-ups that are automating delivery of goods and food, from heavy trucks to sidewalk rob...

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US Senator says Uber and Grubhub combination would be anticompetitive

Senator Amy Klobuchar has blasted merger talks between ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies and online food delivery company Grubhub, calling any deal bad for the competitive landsc...

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Uber to require all drivers and riders to wear masks

Uber Technologies has said it will require drivers, delivery workers and riders globally to wear a mask as countries around the world begin easing restrictions aimed at curbing the...

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

Takeaway issues shares after UK competition watchdog gives Just Eat buy approval

Europe’s largest online food ordering service Just Eat Takeaway.com NV moved quickly to shore up its finances with an overnight share and convertible bond issue, as Britain&#...

Platform News: Online marketplace Amazon Delivery

A day in the life of an Amazon courier on the frontline of the US pandemic

Excelso Sabulao delivers groceries for Amazon.com in California so he can help provide his parents an income. Now, with endless interactions at stores and at homes during a pandemi...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitiser

On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com, touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 ...

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Amazon adds warehouse network closer to cities to speed up same-day delivery

Amazon.com has quietly opened a series of small warehouses closer to large US cities in a move to dramatically reduce delivery times, the company told news agency Reuters. 

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Spain’s antitrust watchdog investigates Amazon delivery services

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s antitrust watchdog said on Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon operates as a mail service and if so whether the group should comply ...