Amazon wants to turn small shops into delivery partners

According to a new report from Axios, Amazon wants to partner with small businesses, such as bodegas and IT shops, so that they can become delivery partners. The company pays a small fee to small retailers for each package they deliver. With this program, Amazon wants to expand its last-mile delivery network and find new partners …

Grubhub and Amazon Extend One-Year Free Grubhub+ Offer for U.S. Prime Members

CHICAGO and SEATTLE, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Grubhub and Amazon today announced the extension for an additional year of their free one-year Grubhub+ offer for Amazon Prime members in the United States. Prime members who have already signed up for Grubhub+ since the one-year offer was introduced on July 6, 2022, can keep enjoying Grubhub+ and will now receive an additional 12 months for a total of …

Uber Eats expands voice order tracking with Amazon Alexa

Dive Brief: Dive Insight: Uber Eats has been expanding its use of new technologies within the past year to increase customer access, including via autonomous vehicles and partnerships with stadiums and airports. The Alexa integration was designed to offer convenience to consumers. Users can set how they want to receive updates and how many Alexa devices they want to activate …

Amazon Abandons Last-Mile Delivery Robot; Great News For Uber Eat Drivers

Last-mile delivery drivers (like ones working for Uber Eats) likely breathed a sigh of relief Thursday when they heard Amazon halted pilot tests of its six-wheeled robot “Scout” for home deliveries.  Bloomberg said Scout wouldn’t make any more deliveries as the experimental project to disrupt last-mile deliveries would be wound down due to slowing sales growth.  …

Just Eat Takeaway: Amazon Partnership Could Double Grubhub’s Growth

Summary As Amazon partnered with Grubhub, we estimated its user growth opportunities at 62 mln users by leveraging Amazon’s massive Prime members of 160 mln. With the additional users, we expect this to provide incremental transaction volumes for Grubhub of $3.41 bln per year through 2026. In terms of market share of the food delivery …

Amazon Threatens Local Restaurants

Amazon announced it will offer Prime members unlimited food delivery through the delivery app GrubHub. While the move will almost certainly be unprofitable in the short run given GrubHub’s financial woes, it could help Amazon capture yet another major American industry. GrubHub and other food delivery apps operate at a loss. Still, they got a predictable boost during the …

What Amazon and Grubhub Get From a Partnership

The Amazon-Grubhub alliance Grubhub, the struggling US meal-delivery business, is getting a second chance. On Wednesday, the company announced that it was teaming up with retail behemoth Amazon.com Inc., which is adding food delivery as a perk for millions of Amazon Prime members. With the deal, Prime customers can get online food takeout with no delivery fees …

Amazon makes Grubhub deal to give Prime members fee-free food

July 6 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has secured the right to buy a 2% stake in Just Eat Takeaway.com’s (TKWY.AS) Grubhub and will offer no-fee access to the service for a year to U.S. Prime members, hoping to boost subscriptions with a renewed push into meal delivery. Announced ahead of Amazon’s July “Prime Day” marketing blitz starting Tuesday, …

Should Amazon And GrubHub’s Deal Make DoorDash Nervous?

Key Takeaways Amazon Prime members will receive free GrubHub+ memberships as part of a new deal with GrubHub’s parent company, JustEat Takeaway.com In exchange, Amazon will receive options to purchase between 2 and 15% of JustEat Takeaway.com, with the final figure dependent on how many new users it drives to GrubHub. The market has responded …

Curious: Amazon Adds Grubhub+ for Prime Members

Grubhub received a big boost after Amazon announced it’s giving a free year of the Grubhub+ to its nearly 150 million U.S. Prime members as a new perk, affording them access to free and unlimited deliveries starting immediately. This comes less than three months after Just Eat Takeaway.com put Grubhub up for sale after the Amsterdam-based …