Investors Refocus on Delivery Services: A Big Cog for Local E Commerce?

Interest in delivery services is heating up, as investors are looking at them to not only fulfill food orders, but boost business via convenience, impulse buys and cross-over leads. Looking ahead, delivery services may come to mean a lot more. Some are providing their clients with marketing analytics. Others are seeking to verticalize beyond food … Read more

Review: Brad Stone’s Lively ‘The Upstarts’ Chronicles Uber, Airbnb and the Sharing Economy

Uber and Airbnb have radically impacted taxis/car rental, hotels and vacation rentals. If they have their way, they’ll soon be disrupting a whole new set of adjacent local industries, including food delivery, local tours and “experiences.” Business Week’s Brad Stone, author of “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and The Age of Amazon,” and one of our keynoters, has been … Read more