Uber: Beauty’s Next Retail Channel
Health & Beauty - Online - Retail - Tech

For Los Angeles subscribers of Postmates Unlimited, a loyalty programme that offers mostly unlimited deliveries for a monthly fee, there’s a new service on the menu this month: beauty on demand. Po...

Vogue Business
September 20, 2021

Gig Workers React to Court Ruling That Prop. 22 is ‘Unco...
Online - Tech

Some California gig worker advocacy groups expressed cautious optimism Saturday about a federal court judge's Friday ruling against Prop. 22. Others who support the initiative argued the decision was ...

CNN Business
August 23, 2021

Microsoft Hires Former Uber Exec to Lead a New Consumer Apps E...
Tech

Microsoft is hiring Manik Gupta, the former head of product at Uber, in a renewed effort to boost Microsoft’s consumer apps. Gupta will be responsible for Microsoft Teams consumer, Skype, and GroupM...

The Verge
August 17, 2021

Uber Reigns in Restaurant Delivery, Eyes Grocery Growth
Online - Tech

Uber Eats might be winning the food delivery race. On Wednesday (Aug. 4), the company revealed in a presentation shared with analysts that its delivery business totaled $52 billion in annualized gross...

Pymnts
August 5, 2021

Uber & Lyft Riders Return, Drivers Steer Clear
Automotive - Online - Tech

Uber and Lyft have finally started to see riders return to the on-demand transportation service, but that bounceback could be short-lived if the Delta variant of the coronavirus continues its surge an...

Pymnts
August 3, 2021

Uber Partners with FTD’s ProFlowers to Deliver Florals O...
Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) announced an exclusive partnership with FTD, LLC, a leader in the floral industry for more than a century, ...

Faisal Hussain
July 29, 2021

Uber and Costco Kick Off Grocery Delivery Pilot in Texas
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

DALLAS, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and Costco (NASDAQ: COST) have entered a delivery pilot with 25 locations across the state of&n...

Faisal Hussain
July 21, 2021

Albertsons Adds Uber Delivery to 1,200 Stores
Online - Retail

Albertsons has added Uber's grocery delivery service to around 1,200 stores under several of its banners, including Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Tom Thumb and Randalls. With the partnership, Uber’s ov...

GroceryDive
July 19, 2021

Uber Buys the Rest of Grocery Delivery Start-Up Cornershop
CPG - Retail - Tech

Uber is acquiring the remaining interest in grocery delivery start-up Cornershop. The deal comes nearly two years after the rideshare giant took a majority stake in Cornershop for an undisclosed sum. ...

CNBC
June 21, 2021

Twitch Taps Chipotle as Exclusive Livestream Gaming Partner
Dining - Esports - Gaming - Streaming

Chipotle Mexican Grill and livestream gaming platform Twitch have entered a partnership naming Chipotle the exclusive limited-service restaurant of /twitchgaming, a new channel on the platform, the br...

Nation's Restaurant News
June 16, 2021

Uber Gets in the Car Rental Space
Automotive - Online - Tech

The car rental program, called Uber Rent, will offer in-app bookings from brands like Avis and Hertz, according to Uber. Prices will be set by the rental companies, Uber said, and it will take a cut o...

CNN
June 16, 2021

Walgreens & Uber Team for Same-Day Delivery
Retail - Tech

Walgreens and Uber are expanding their partnership to offer same-day delivery. Starting Tuesday, US customers can order the retailers' products -- including health and wellness, household essentials a...

CNET
June 15, 2021

Jack in the Box & Jason Derulo Launch Virtual Popup
Dining - Household - Online

Jack in the Box has teamed up with pop star and TikTok sensation Jason Derulo to launch a virtual popup in Los Angeles, offering menu items inspired by the Milli Meals that Derulo makes in celebration...

Nation's Restaurant News
June 14, 2021

Menufy, Uber Partner to Meet Delivery Demands
Dining - Tech

Restaurant digital ordering platform Menufy is partnering with Uber as a solution to help its eatery customers keep up with the escalating demands for food delivery, according to a press release on We...

Pymnts
June 3, 2021

Uber CEO Describes Ongoing ‘Battle’ With Instacart...
CPG - Retail - Tech

Last summer, Uber launched Uber Grocery and has been scaling up its services ever since. Uber Grocery and new delivery verticals are a $3 billion business, Uber said Wednesday. In the US, Uber's CEO...

Business Insider
May 7, 2021

Uber & GoPuff Partner on New Essentials ‘E-ShopR...
Online - Retail - Tech

Uber Eats is launching an “everyday essentials” online shop powered by Gopuff nationwide this summer. The white-label shop will offer most of Gopuff’s product categories, with the convenience re...

GroceryDive
May 4, 2021

Uber and Walgreens Partner to Give People Easy Access to Vacci...
Tech

Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and Walgreens unveiled a new feature that allows consumers to book vaccination appointments at a Walgreens location and also schedule their Uber ride to the vaccin...

Business Wire
April 29, 2021

Uber Introduces Grocery Service
Online - Retail - Tech

Over the last six months, it’s become increasingly clear that grocery delivery is not only popular, but often a necessity. We expect to see this trend continue as people across the world look for ne...

Uber
April 28, 2021

Uber & Lyft Have a Costly Driver Shortage Problem
Automotive - Finance

Uber and Lyft have a driver shortage problem. With the number of US-based drivers for both apps down around 40 percent, the two companies are pledging to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to lure ...

The Verge
April 8, 2021

Clorox Bets Big on Not Going Back to Normal
CPG - Household - Retail

It’s a pivotal moment for a company that had its fortunes lifted overnight by the pandemic—joining the likes of Zoom and Instacart. Clorox’s portfolio, a lineup that spans pool cleaners to pet o...

Bloomberg
March 26, 2021

Hasbro Teams with Uber Eats to Launch Hasbro Toy Store
Tech - Toys

In a bid to help busy parents, the virtual Hasbro Toy Store is now offering seven of the toy company’s best-loved toys and games for just the cost of delivery. The initiative will launch on the Uber...

ToyNews Online
February 16, 2021

Uber Won’t Buy Bitcoin With Its Cash but Would Consider Acce...
Automotive - Finance - Online

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC on Thursday the company discussed but “quickly dismissed” the idea of buying bitcoin with corporate cash like Telsa. However, Khosrowshahi said Uber would con...

CNBC
February 11, 2021

Uber Partners with Walgreens for Free Vaccine Rides
Health & Beauty - Retail - Tech

Uber will offer free rides to Walgreens stores for people who book a vaccine appointment but do not have transportation and live in an underserved community. The pilot program will start in Chicago, A...

CNBC
February 9, 2021

Super Bowl LV: Ads by the Numbers
Sports

The big game's ads, broken down by sentiment, social engagement and more. Viewership for the game was down 15% from last year. Viewership of Super Bowl ads on YouTube during the game rose over 70% fr...

Marketing Dive
February 9, 2021

Uber Buys Alcohol Delivery Company Drizly for $1.1 Billion
Beverages - Online - Retail

The news comes as delivery services have seen skyrocking demand during the pandemic. Uber has leaned on Eats, its food delivery business, while its core rides business has plummeted. In July, Uber acq...

CNN
February 2, 2021

Uber Eats partners with Nible for medication delivery
Health & Beauty - Online

After a successful prescription delivery test in Houston, Austin and Dallas, Uber Technologies, Inc. revealed plans to grow its on-demand prescription delivery in New York City, fueled by Nimble. Nimb...

PYMNTS
January 29, 2021

Lyft to offer 60 million free and discounted vacination rides ...
Tech

The ride-hailing company partnered with JPMorgan Chase, Anthem Inc., United Way, Epic, Centene Corporation, Modern Health, One Medical, National Hispanic Council on Aging, National Asian Pacific Cente...

USA Today
December 22, 2020

Uber now lets businesses offer branded vouchers for rides, mea...
Branding - Online

Uber Technologies today is updating its voucher program to let businesses put their branding on electronic certificates they can give to customers and employees for discounts on rides and meals. The c...

Marketing Dive
December 16, 2020

DoorDash delivers IPO price well above expectations
Dining - Finance

The largest provider of food delivery services late Tuesday priced 33 million shares at $102, well above the estimated price range of $90 to $95, raising $3.4 billion with an initial public offering. ...

Investor's Business Daily
December 9, 2020

US gov awards transportation contract to Uber, Lyft
Automotive

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. have been awarded a federal contract worth up to $810 million to offer their ride-hail services to public agencies and their more than 4 million employees and cont...

Auto News
November 23, 2020

Uber will now let users book rides 30 days in advance and pick...
Tech

Uber Reserve is designed for users who want to book a ride at least two hours in advance. Uber will keep its current “schedule a ride” option for trips that fall under that two hours in advance ti...

TechCrunch
November 11, 2020

Uber scales up grocery business
Tech

Uber’s four-year-old delivery business generated $8.6 billion in bookings during the third quarter, up 135% on a year-over-year. For the full story, visit Mobile Marketer  -  https://www.mobile...

Mobile Marketer
November 6, 2020

The $5 Trillion Transportation Industry Is Going Green
Automotive - Press Releases

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era of technology is being defined right now—and not only by the "magnificent seven" tech giants that are collectively worth $7.7 trillion. Instead, it...

Mitch Litvak
November 5, 2020

Uber Eats | Baskin Robbins
Dining - Partnerships - Retail

Uber Eats partnered with Baskin Robbins to allow for contactless delivery through Uber Eats from Baskin Robbins locations. The partnership brought delivery through Uber Eats to over 1,600 Baskin Ro...

Uber Eats | Baskin Robbins
November 2, 2020

Spotify Facing Angry Backlash
Music - Online - Streaming

How To Build Sustainable Business Without Losing Customers For the full story, visit Forbes  -  https://www.forbes.com/sites/benjaminlaker/2020/10/28/heres-how-lockdown-has-shown-that-spotify-has...

Forbes
October 28, 2020

Amex Gold cardholders get a new Uber credit in 2021
Finance - Tech

Cardholders will receive a brand-new benefit: up to $120 annually ($10 per month) in Uber Cash, which can be used on Uber Eats orders or Uber rides in the U.S. For the full story, visit The Points ...

The Points Guy
October 27, 2020

 7-Eleven Teams Up With Delivery Platforms
Retail

Since doubling their delivery footprint and quadrupling their daily delivery orders 7-Eleven has added Uber Eats, Grubhub and Instacart to its delivery portfolio.   For the full story, visit Shelb...

Shelby Report
October 23, 2020

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