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How Same-Day Delivery Can Give Brick-And-Mortar Retailers an Edge

Myriah Towner

How Same-Day Delivery Can Give Brick-And-Mortar Retailers an Edge

Over the past few months, Deliv, a same-day delivery startup, has inked a partnership with real estate giant General Growth Properties in August and nabbed $6.85 million in funding. Street Fight recently caught up with Daphne Carmeli, Deliv’s CEO, to find out what’s driving the revival in same-day delivery, how startups can compete with the big firms, and why same-day delivery is a big opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers…

Street Fight Daily: eBay Acquires Shutl, Tracking Companies Set New Rules

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: eBay Acquires Shutl, Tracking Companies Set New Rules

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyeBay Acquires Shutl, Races Amazon To Your Front Door (ReadWrite)… Tracking Companies Agree to Notify Shoppers, But Retailers Demur (Wall Street Journal)… Why Longtime Netflix CFO Barry McCarthy Just Agreed to Work for Clinkle’s 22-Year-Old CEO (AllThingsD)…

Why a Renaissance in Local Delivery Points to a Resurgent Main Street

Steven Jacobs

Why a Renaissance in Local Delivery Points to a Resurgent Main Street

We’re seeing an explosion of activity in the logistics space with a handful of key startups expanding; Walmart piloting a same-day delivery option; and eBay opening its own delivery service, eBay Now. What’s driving the resurgence however, is not the e-commerce framework that sunk Kozmo and continues to hinder Amazon’s efforts. It’s a new push to improve connectivity, and transparency, within existing local marketplaces — not build new ones…