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People Don't Know Whether To Ridicule Amazon's New Grocery Delivery Service -- Or Freak Out About It

Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

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The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, is today announcing its plans to test a “same-day” delivery service in select markets called “Walmart To Go.” The program, beginning now, will run through the holiday season and will be available in Northern Virginia (outside D.C.), Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and San Jose/San Francisco. During the...
Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

Amazon Has Tried Everything to Make Shopping Easier. Except This.

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Amazon wants to eliminate the distance between its customers and its products. One way to do this would be to open up its own stores. Very unlikely, analysts say. But no one expected Apple to open stores, either. And Amazon has made several moves -- announcing five new United States...
Amazon Has Tried Everything to Make Shopping Easier. Except This.

Why Amazon's turn to real-life groceries is both unexpected and yet makes total sense

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Today brought news that one of biggest online retail companies are dipping their toes into IRL shopping: According to Reuters, Amazon is expanding its quietly developed grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh, from its home in Seattle to as many as 20 domestic and international cities by 2014. The fact that Amazon...
Why Amazon's turn to real-life groceries is both unexpected and yet makes total sense

Relay Foods Picks Up $8.25M to Expand its Grocery Delivery Service

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US e-grocer Relay Foods has announced a common-stock capital infusion of $8.25 million as it brings its local food delivery service to Washington DC, Williamsburg, VA and Baltimore, MD. Relay Foods partners with local farmers and vendors to offer flexible pickup and delivery of groceries. The company got its start...
Relay Foods Picks Up $8.25M to Expand its Grocery Delivery Service

How One Guy Applied 2 Months Late To Y Combinator And Still Got In

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Y Combinator, the most prestigious startup accelerator in the world, has some hard, fast rules. One is that you must apply by the deadline. Another highly suggested tip is to have a cofounder. But one determined guy decided to submit his startup 2 months late to the current YC batch....
How One Guy Applied 2 Months Late To Y Combinator And Still Got In

If Amazon.com opens physical retail stores, this would be a great place to start

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University Village. Photo via U Village Could this be the year that Amazon.com opens brick-and-mortar retail stores? Well, if the Seattle online retailer were to buck tradition and give that a shot, something that The New York Times recently speculated about, here’s the perfect location for them: the former Barnes...
If Amazon.com opens physical retail stores, this would be a great place to start

Study: Online grocery delivery is more environmentally-friendly than driving to the store

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Amazon Fresh truck Online grocery shopping just isn’t for couch potatoes or those folks who are too busy to get to the grocery store. New research from the University of Washington finds that relying on an online grocery delivery service like Amazon Fresh or Safeway is actually far more environmentally-friendly...
Study: Online grocery delivery is more environmentally-friendly than driving to the store

TNW's Daily Dose: Google Calendar, Instacart, and North Korea

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In today’s Daily Dose, a new Google search test, Instacart keeps up the yuppie pressure, and North Korea gets tinted. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below to get The...
TNW's Daily Dose: Google Calendar, Instacart, and North Korea

Amazon.com connects with Americans despite very little human interaction

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One of the most fascinating aspects of the latest Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study is that Amazon.com continues to bolster its brand, even as most Americans have little physical interaction with the company. Amazon.com ranked fourth in the study, up from eighth place last year. The survey, now in its 13th...
Amazon.com connects with Americans despite very little human interaction

Amazon reportedly taking its grocery delivery service to LA, SF in 2013, 20 more markets in 2014

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According to Reuters, Amazon is ready to expand its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area in 2013, and, provided that those tests go well, 20 new markets in 2014. It won’t be alone in the Bay Area, where local firm Instacart has been quickly...
Amazon reportedly taking its grocery delivery service to LA, SF in 2013, 20 more markets in 2014

Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

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Update: Unbeknownst to us at the time of posting, Instacart has temporarily suspended alcohol sales through its service. Thus, the title of this post is a bit off: you can’t yet buy wine from Trader Joe’s. The company told TNW that it is an issue it is working to solve,...
Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

Grocery delivery service Instacart takes its service to the Web

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TNW ran a test of Instacart just the other week, finding its service to be quite excellent. It works in the following way: Provided that you live in a good city, the service lets you order groceries and other such supplies, and then brings them to you for a small...
Grocery delivery service Instacart takes its service to the Web

Jeff Bezos: Amazon Fresh closer to solving economics of grocery delivery

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The Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service is one of the longest trial runs in technology history, rivaling the Gmail beta in duration. But more than five years after launching the service in the Seattle region, the team behind Amazon Fresh is making headway on the business model, Jeff Bezos assured...
Jeff Bezos: Amazon Fresh closer to solving economics of grocery delivery

Cute! Look at the Robots Amazon Just Bought for $775 Million (Video).

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Number 5 is alive! Yesterday, Amazon announced it paid $775 million in cash for Kiva Systems, the maker of little orange robots that help automate warehouses. Today, a video of Kiva’s CEO Mick Mountz, who appeared at a Wired business conference, was being passed around the Twitter-verse.  In the clip, he depicted a...
Cute! Look at the Robots Amazon Just Bought for $775 Million (Video).

Instacart expands its grocery delivery service to Oakland and Berkeley at last

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Today the popular on-demand grocery delivery service Instacart announced that it is bringing its service to two new cities: Oakland and Berkely. The two cities join its other active locations, all of which fall inside of the Bay Area. Instacart appears to be succeeding where other firms have failed; it...
Instacart expands its grocery delivery service to Oakland and Berkeley at last

First Borders, then Best Buy. Now Amazon's gunning for Safeway

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After five years of tinkering with a grocery delivery service in Seattle, Amazon is reportedly set to roll it out in California and elsewhere. Here's why the business, with its razor-thin margins, appeals to the company. [Read more]...
First Borders, then Best Buy. Now Amazon's gunning for Safeway
Mile High Organics Raises $1.2M to Reinvigorate Online Groceries

Weeks after adding Trader Joe's, grocery delivery service Instacart now supports Whole Foods

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This morning grocery delivery service Instacart turned on support for Whole Foods to a select group of its users. The feature will be released to its full userbase over the coming few days, once the company is positive that the new chain of grocers fits well into its delivery supply...
Weeks after adding Trader Joe's, grocery delivery service Instacart now supports Whole Foods

Sears, the Oldest Retailer in U.S. Has Newest API

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It’s come a long way from the Sears and Roebuck mail order catalog. Yet, the new API might bring wrench and dishwasher company Sears the closest it’s been to its origins in decades. Developers can now search the entire product database of Sears and Kmart (the companies merged in 2005)....
Sears, the Oldest Retailer in U.S. Has Newest API

Amazon wants to deliver your groceries, in addition to everything else

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After testing AmazonFresh for nearly five years in Seattle, the online retail giant is set to rollout a grocery delivery service to (at least some of) the rest of us, according to an article from Reuters. The news agency reported Tuesday that Los Angeles would get AmazonFresh “as early as...
Amazon wants to deliver your groceries, in addition to everything else
DreamIt Ventures graduates 15 startups in its 2012 Philadelphia class
New delivery option Fresh Dish gives a man a fish, and teaches him how to cook it

Instacart adds Costco to its same-day grocery delivery service, store membership not required

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Instacart, the quickly growing grocery delivery service today added Costco to its list of stores that users can browse digitally and shop from. Key to this addition: Instacart does not requires its users to be Costco members to have its wares delivered to their domicile. There are a few caveats,...
Instacart adds Costco to its same-day grocery delivery service, store membership not required
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