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AmazonFresh, Drones, Plated and Pizza Buttons: Food Delivery in the 21st Century

AmazonFresh, Drones, Plated and Pizza Buttons: Food Delivery in the 21st Century

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food delivery technology — from Amazon drones to pizza at the press of a button — is exploding in San Francisco, meaning you can have fresh ingredients and recipes or take-out from your favorite restaurant delivered for a price.

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Food Delivery Hits the Web, But Restaurants Pay the Price

Food Delivery Hits the Web, But Restaurants Pay the Price

| August 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

If you’re a takeout or delivery customer, websites like Seamless and Grubhub are a marvel. Just type, click your order and the food is on its way. But, if you’re a restaurant, this shift to the web may not sit so well with you.

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Amazon’s Grocery Delivery: A Trojan Horse To Get In Your Door

Amazon’s Grocery Delivery: A Trojan Horse To Get In Your Door

| June 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Yes, the Web is littered with the corpses of failed online grocers. But AmazonFresh doesn’t have to be a cash cow for the retail giant, because Amazon can also drop off books with your bananas. And for consumers, it could mean convenience, no minimum fees, predawn drop-off and maybe even delivery of local, artisanal goods.

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Startup Wants To Redefine How Local Foods Get To Your Door

Startup Wants To Redefine How Local Foods Get To Your Door

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Demand for local foods is growing, but in many places, there still aren’t efficient networks for getting them to consumers. A San Francisco startup called Good Eggs is trying out a new model: It’s acting as the middleman, letting customers order from lots of different local producers and then delivering straight to their homes.

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