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Postmates has quietly revived its plans to go public amid a surge of food delivery deals during the pandemic

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Food delivery company Postmates has quietly revived plans for an initial public offering, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. Postmates confidentially filed its I.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

Boeing faces fresh wave of canceled orders, aircraft delivery deferrals amid Covid-19 resurgence

One leasing giant said it had canceled orders for 27 737 Max jets, while two other airlines revealed plans to defer deliveries and cut budgets for new jets in half, putting 787 Dreamliner and 777X deals at risk......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

Uber acquires Postmates, expanding the food delivery business that has surged during pandemic

The $2.65 billion all-stock deal continues Uber’s aggressive push into food delivery......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 6th, 2020

Uber is said to be in talks to buy delivery rival Postmates

Uber Technologies Inc. is in talks to purchase Postmates Inc., said a person familiar with the discussions, seeking to expand food delivery services in the U.S. and capitalize on a surge in orders... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

Robert Morris University announces plans to furlough staff amid Covid-19

Robert Morris University announced Wednesday that it is furloughing several staff members due to the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic WPXI reported. In a release, Vice President of Public Relations Jonathan Potts said the impact from coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

Coinstar Plans Massive Expansion of Coinme Bitcoin ATMs as Usage Spikes 40%

Coinstar, the coin counting kiosk maker hosting 3,500 Coinme bitcoin ATMs, is considering doubling that count after a surge in usage amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 8th, 2020

Amazon sends drivers to deliver from food banks free amid coronavirus pandemic

Amazon has been quietly working with food banks in seven cities to use its Amazon Flex drivers to pick up and deliver food straight to p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 22nd, 2020

Doctors and governors vie for masks in cloak-and-dagger deals

New York State has applied for a $4 billion federal loan to shore up its unemployment trust fund amid a record surge of claims by workers sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman said. “All... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2020

Public health in the balance: Judicial review of pandemic-related government restrictions

New York State has applied for a $4 billion federal loan to shore up its unemployment trust fund amid a record surge of claims by workers sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman said. “All... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2020

Grocery and food delivery apps are increasingly crucial amid coronavirus, but these may be out of reach for the most vulnerable Americans during the pandemic

Associated Press Online grocery and food delivery services have bec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

Amazon to add 75,000 more jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Amazon said Monday it plans to hire 75,000 more people for jobs ranging from warehouse staffers to delivery drivers as the coronavirus epidemic keeps Americans in their homes and as demand for online orders surges......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 13th, 2020

Tractor Supply adding 5,000 jobs, in its "most ambitious hiring drive ever"

A growing Tennessee-based public company is pushing ahead with what it calls its most ambitious hiring spree ever, coming amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tractor Supply Co. (Nasdaq: TSCO) announced plans Monday to immediately fill 5,000 full-time and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2020

Almost all of San Francisco"s public transit will be shut down as the city gears up for an expected surge in coronavirus cases

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The majority of San Francisco's public transit lines are being shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. Out of Muni's 68 bus lines, only 17 will be kept open for essential workers. The change is due to o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Experts explain how to safely order takeout and delivery food amid the coronavirus pandemic

Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants and diners alike to turn to takeout and delivery. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Grocery delivery sales up 60%, FreshDirect CEO says, calling his employees ‘first responders’

Fresh Direct, founded in 1999 to deliver groceries and fresh food to New Yorkers, has suddenly become an essential service amid the social lockdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Farm-to-door deliveries increase amid coronavirus

Farmers in rural America are expanding food delivery services to meet rising demand from consumers seeking to isolate themselves during the coronavirus pandemic and frustrated by empty grocery-store shelves. Jillian Kitchener has more......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

Farm-to-door deliveries increase amid coronavirus

Farmers in rural America are expanding food delivery services to meet rising demand from consumers seeking to isolate themselves during the coronavirus pandemic and frustrated by empty grocery-store shelves. Jillian Kitchener has more......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

Dine-in restaurants pivot amid pandemic to takeout, delivery — even retail

San Francisco dine-in restaurants serve up new business plans as former dining rooms are now filled with boxes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Favor won"t charge local restaurants commissions for deliveries amid COVID-19 pandemic

On-demand delivery service Favor announced March 16 it will waive all commission fees for independent restaurant partners throughout Texas. The move comes as restaurants, food trucks and other businesses in Austin and across the nation are closin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2020

DoorDash, Postmates, UberEats couriers work through a pandemic

Popular food-delivery apps implement policies to address the risk their couriers are facing by interacting with various customers du.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 17th, 2020

Preparing for COVID-19 Pandemic: Food With the Longest Shelf Life

The novel coronavirus has the potential to become a pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, a United Nations agency that deals with global public health. The Centers for Disease Control........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 28th, 2020