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Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery

Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery

Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery “It’s like telling somebody you’re going to get a puppy and now you’re not,” Ms. Sinclair said. She gets frustrated now when she sees ads for Peloton and articles about the company’s founders and their lifestyles, she said. “They grabbed all of …

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A Race to Become the Tesla of Delivery Trucks and Vans

A Race to Become the Tesla of Delivery Trucks and Vans

A Race to Become the Tesla of Delivery Trucks and Vans A Race to Become the Tesla of Delivery Trucks and Vans A fleet operator might spend about $300,000 to own and operate a diesel truck over 20 years, but the cost of owning an electric truck may be less than half that, according to Workhorse. Between its founding in …

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Delivery Workers in South Korea Say They’re Dying of ‘Overwork’

Delivery Workers in South Korea Say They’re Dying of ‘Overwork’

Delivery Workers in South Korea Say They’re Dying of ‘Overwork’ Delivery Workers in South Korea Say They’re Dying of ‘Overwork’ SEOUL, South Korea — At a logistics depot the size of an airplane hangar in southern Seoul, couriers recently held a ritual at the start of another grueling work day: They stood for a moment of silence to remember more …

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Our Delivery System Is Breaking

Our Delivery System Is Breaking

Our Delivery System Is Breaking Our Delivery System Is Breaking This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Our online delivery system is stretched to its limits, and that’s stressing out retailers and shoppers this holiday season. My colleague Sapna Maheshwari recently co-wrote an article about retailers and delivery companies …

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Food Delivery Is Magical Thinking

Food Delivery Is Magical Thinking

Food Delivery Is Magical Thinking Food Delivery Is Magical Thinking This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. The food delivery company DoorDash on Friday offered the public its first full look at the company’s business and finances. It was mostly not pretty, and it was laced with magical thinking. …

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U.S. Mail Delays Slow Delivery of Medicines

U.S. Mail Delays Slow Delivery of Medicines

U.S. Mail Delays Slow Delivery of Medicines U.S. Mail Delays Slow Delivery of Medicines Veterans have been particularly affected by mail delays because the Department of Veterans Affairs relies on the Postal Service for delivery. Jan Stowe, 74, of Traverse City, Mich., said that in July, for the first time, she did not get her prescription before she ran out …

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Burrito Delivery Makes No Sense

Burrito Delivery Makes No Sense

Burrito Delivery Makes No Sense Burrito Delivery Makes No Sense This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. It’s annoying that everything big companies do is shrouded in mystery and obfuscation. I’ll give you some straight talk. Why is Uber offering to buy the food delivery company Postmates? Why did …

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Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service

Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service

Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has made a takeover offer to buy Postmates, the upstart delivery service, according to three people familiar with the matter, as the on-demand food delivery market consolidates and Uber looks for new ways to make money. The two companies could …

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As Diners Flock to Delivery Apps, Restaurants Fear for Their Future

As Diners Flock to Delivery Apps, Restaurants Fear for Their Future

As Diners Flock to Delivery Apps, Restaurants Fear for Their Future As Diners Flock to Delivery Apps, Restaurants Fear for Their Future Before the coronavirus lockdowns, Matt Majesky didn’t take much notice of the fees that Grubhub and Uber Eats charged him every time they processed an order for his restaurant, Pierogi Mountain. But once the lockdowns began, the apps …

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Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe? Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe? As America begins to reopen for business, restaurants in several states have reopened for indoor dining. Others, like those in Connecticut and New Mexico, are serving outdoors only. Restaurants in New York City and Los Angeles allow no sit-down service at all. In most places, takeout and delivery …

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