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Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M – TechCrunch

Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M – TechCrunch Walmart is ramping up its grocery delivery business on the international stage with today’s announcement that it has acquired the crowdsourced, on-demand delivery marketplace Cornershop for $225 million. The rapidly growing service offers on-demand delivery from …

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Walmart partners with delivery logistics platform Bringg on last-mile grocery delivery – TechCrunch

Walmart partners with delivery logistics platform Bringg on last-mile grocery delivery – TechCrunch Walmart announced on Wednesday a new last-mile delivery pilot program, called Spark Delivery, which focuses on fulfilling customers’ online grocery orders. The retailer is working with delivery logistics platform Bringg, a company that offers an Uber-like or …

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Both Amazon and Walmart announce expanded grocery delivery operations – TechCrunch

Both Amazon and Walmart announce expanded grocery delivery operations – TechCrunch Amazon and Walmart’s rivalry continues today with two dueling announcements related to their respective grocery delivery expansions. This morning, Amazon said it’s bringing grocery delivery via Whole Foods to several new markets in New York and Florida, including New …

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Amazon launches a last-mile delivery program powered by entrepreneurs – TechCrunch

Amazon launches a last-mile delivery program powered by entrepreneurs – TechCrunch Amazon has gotten flack in the past for some of the challenges its crowdsourced “last mile” delivery drivers face, but now it’s offering those with entrepreneurial ambitions the option to do more. Instead of showing up for gig work, …

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Amazon ramps up gig economy with Delivery Service Partners fleet program

Amazon ramps up gig economy with Delivery Service Partners fleet program Massive sales volume increases and a need for delivery alternatives has spurred Amazon to create its delivery Services Partners program, helping fleet owners start, set up, and manage independent businesses of up to 40 delivery vehicles. The post Amazon …

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Ford tests autonomous on-demand delivery with Postmates – TechCrunch

Ford tests autonomous on-demand delivery with Postmates – TechCrunch Ford is teaming up with startup Postmates to pilot test autonomous on-demand delivery in Miami and Miami Beach, Fla. The pilot program includes 70 businesses like Coyo Taco Ford is also testing vehicle designs with multiple lockers in order to be …

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Target expands its Shipt and Drive Up services across the Midwest and Southeast – TechCrunch

Target expands its Shipt and Drive Up services across the Midwest and Southeast – TechCrunch Target this morning announced it’s expanding its same-day shipping and pickup services, Drive Up and Shipt, across the Midwestern U.S. and the Southeast. The expansion will bring Shipt, its Instacart competitor for same-day grocery delivery …

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