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Same-Day Delivery: The Linchpin in the Battle for the Last Mile of Commerce

Noah Elkin

Same-Day Delivery: The Linchpin in the Battle for the Last Mile of Commerce

Consumers are more impatient and time-starved than ever. At least that’s the impression one could derive from the seemingly unending string of same-day delivery announcements from major retailers, restaurants, convenience-store chains, startup enablers, and technology companies. The driving force behind their renewed focus on ever-shorter delivery windows: conquering the elusive last mile of commerce.

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Enters Home Services, eBay Kills Same-Day Delivery

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Enters Home Services, eBay Kills Same-Day Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Amazon Promotes Handyman and Installation Services (Recode)… Ebay Now Pulled From App Store As Company Rethinks Its Same-Day Delivery Plans (TechCrunch)… It’s Not Just About Print Vs. Digital Media — It’s About Culture (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Square’s New Reader, Layoffs At Clinkle

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Square’s New Reader, Layoffs At Clinkle

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.New Square Reader Offers Better Performance, Thinner Design (PCMag)… 6 Mobile Payment Solutions for Restaurants and Bars (Street Fight)… Uber’s CEO Hints That It Could Branch Out Into Other On-Demand Transport And Delivery Services (TheNextWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Adds Review Dashboard, Ads Enter The Car

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Adds Review Dashboard, Ads Enter The Car

“A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing commerce, and technologyGoogle Gives Business Owners A Single Place Online To See All Their Customers’ Reviews (TechCrunch)… Harman, Placecast Test In-car Radio Ads That Know Where You Are (GigaOm)… Uber Customer Claims Abuse And Assault By Driver. Uber Confirms: Yes, He Works For Us (PandoDaily)…

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…