All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘delivery’

Amazon Is About to Start Delivering Groceries in the UK: Report

Amazon Is About to Start Delivering Groceries in the UK: Report

It looks like Amazon is gearing up to take its grocery delivery service across the pond. Amazon is readying its Amazon Fresh service for the U.K., according to sources familiar with the plans. From the Times of London: Plans for Amazon Fresh are at an advanced stage and it could begin operating in London in September, a development that will …

Read More

Taco Bell Delivery Hits 90 Cities Through DoorDash Partnership

Taco Bell Delivery Hits 90 Cities Through DoorDash Partnership

Taco Bell knows you can’t get off the couch, and is getting serious about delivering you Crunchwraps. The restaurant is expanding its delivery service to 90 cities in the Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas regions. This will cover more than 200 stores. “Delivery is yet another example of how we’re using technology and innovation to …

Read More

Amazon May Crowdsource Package Delivery

Amazon May Crowdsource Package Delivery

Is Amazon developing the Uber for package delivery? Amazon’s shipping costs have been rising for a while now (that’s why you now pay more for Amazon Prime, for instance). Now, it appears that in an effort to reign in these swelling costs, Amazon is thinking about crowdsourcing the delivery process. The Wall Street Journal is citing the omnipresent “sources familiar …

Read More

Walmart Is Going After Amazon Prime

Walmart is planning to take a run at Amazon Prime by offering a fast delivery program that’s half the price. The news, first reported by The Information, was confirmed by a Walmart spokesperson. The program will roll out this summer, and will cost subscribers $50 per year. It will offer speedy shipping on over a million products – three days …

Read More

Uber Wants to Transport More Than Just People, Reportedly Planning Big Push into Goods Delivery

It’s becoming more and more clear that Uber is not satisfied with simply carting people around. The on-demand car service, which has been valued at over $40 billion, is gearing up to make a big push into the delivery game. TechCrunch is reporting that Uber is planning to launch a same-day delivery service with hundreds of merchants signed-on at kickoff. …

Read More

Amazon Prime Now Brings One-Hour Delivery To NY

Amazon announced the launch of a new delivery service called Prime Now. It’s launching in New York City (specifically select areas of Manhattan) for now, and offers one-hour delivery on items through a mobile app. Actually, Prime members will still have to pay $7.99 for one-hour (or less) delivery, but it also offers two-hour delivery for free. The Prime Now …

Read More

Amazon Launches ‘Pickup Points’ At Canada Post Locations

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Pickup Points in Canada. This is a new delivery option for Canadians where they can pick up orders at Canada Post retail locations throughout the country. “We’re continuously working to introduce new programs and shipping options that make our customers’ lives easier,” said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. “We know the holidays get …

Read More

Google Shopping Express Becomes Google Express, Expands

Google announced that it has changed the name of Google Shopping Express to just Google Express, is expanding it into more cities, and that it now includes more retail partners. Google Shopping Express was first introduced early last year as a local delivery service enabling people to get same-day delivery on some items. It initially launched in San Francisco with …

Read More

Amazon Offering Two-Day Delivery Inside the EU

Noting that their delivery systems inside the EU “continue to improve,” Amazon is now offering two-day shipping to Prime customers all across the EU. Although customers in the UK have long enjoyed free one-day shipping as Prime members, shipping products stored in fulfillment centers outside the UK has always taken a bit longer – anywhere from three to seven days. …

Read More

Amazon Expands Same-Day Delivery–More Cities, Bigger Window

Amazon has expanded their same-day delivery to some additional cities, as well as broadened the window some customers have to order items to qualify for the service. San Francisco and Dallas are among the new cities added to the list, which now totals 12. Amazon offers same-day delivery on over one million products in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los …

Read More

Same-Day Flowers by Drone? Not on the FAA’s Watch

The Federal Aviation Administration has put the kibosh on one Commerce Township-based flower delivery company’s plans to deliver bouquets by flying drone. FlowerDeliveryExpress.com CEO Wesley Berry says that the FAA recently told them to shut down their new drone delivery pilot program, which is still in beta. “Unfortunately, we can no longer conduct testing of delivering flowers by drone,” said …

Read More

Flowers Online: Fresh To… Death?

What would your gent or lady love say after receiving a bunch of dying roses from you on Valentine’s Day? This is something online flower delivery customers are asking themselves. The amorous Hallmark holiday has a way of sneaking up on us and doing to our wallets what cupid does to hearts. Thus, shopping online might seem like a reasonable …

Read More

Page 1 of 212»