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OneRail secures $9 million in Series A funding

US last-mile SaaS platform OneRail has announced it has raised $9 million in a Series A Round. OneRail connects point of sale order information to a network of 7.5 million ...

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Buyk launched ultra-fast deliveries in New York City

Russian owned Buyk has launched its ultra-fast delivery offering in New York City. The Russian retailer Samokat-owned delivery firm is offering deliveries within 15 minutes of ordering in most of ...

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Australia Post revenues and profits up strongly

Australia Post reports revenues jumping 10.3% to AUD $8.27 billion (£4.4bn) and profits up by nearly 88% to just over $100 million (£53 million) in the financial year ending 2021. ...

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Target revenues rocket due to e-commerce

In its 2020 financial year, US omnichannel giant Target saw sales rocket by 19.8% to $92.4 billion, a large part driven by grocery pickup and delivery sales growing by 235%. ...

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Chicago sues GrubHub and DooDash

Chicago’s city government is suing two ultra-fast delivery companies, DoorDash and GrubHub for breaking consumer law throughout the pandemic. GrubHub and Doordash are accused of amongst other things; pretending they ...

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Uber Eats plans more growth in Japan

Uber is to expand its ultra-fast hot food and grocery delivery services in Japan. The company is already the largest food delivery service in the country, with 100,000+ stores, most ...

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British Land acquires more retail and fulfilment property

In part in response to the industry-wide rush towards ultra-fast-delivery, British Land has announced it is altering its strategy and buying sites that offer opportunities for retail and urban logistics. ...

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Point Pickup acquires GrocerKey to become end-to-end logistics player

In acquiring US white label e-commerce platform GrocerKey, logistics player Point Pickup Technologies says that this will allow retailers to “take back control from Instacart.” According to Point Pickup the ...

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Carrefour Romania and Bringo strengthen partnership

French grocery giant Carrefour Romania has strengthened its partnership with Romanian ultra-fast-delivery player Bringo. They have launched a new within-the-half-hour delivery service in Bucharest and Iasi, and are expanding into ...

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Amazon rolls out in-garage delivery in San Francisco

In launching its in-garage delivery option in San Francisco, Amazon is offering a $40 incentive to customers to try it for the first time. The option stems from an attempt ...

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