Delivery startup Glovo raises €450m in record-breaking funding rund

The Barcelona-based company will use the investment to expand its footprint in the markets it already operates in and to grow its Q-Commerce division, which focuses on ‘ultra-fast’ delivery


Dija launches 10-minute grocery deliveries in London

Dija, founded by former Deliveroo executives Alberto Menolascina and Yusuf Saban, operates from hubs within the local communities it serves


Delivery service GoPuff raises $380m at $3.9bn valuation

The round, which takes the startup’s total raised up to $1.35bn, was led by Accel – an existing investor – and D1 Capital Partners, with participation from Luxor Capital and SoftBank Vision Fund


Walgreens and DoorDash team up for on-demand delivery

Customers in Chicago, Atlanta, and Denver are the first to have access to the service through the DoorDash app and website


Uber debuts grocery delivery in Latin America and Canada, with US soon to follow

Cornershop has been integrated into the Uber apps in select cities in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Canada


Uber acquires grocery delivery firm Cornershop

The ride-hailing firm will take a majority stake in the Santiago-headquartered on-demand grocery delivery startup


Hermes adds augmented reality video messages to its parcels

Consumer delivery company Hermes wants to make package deliveries more personalised and meaningful by providing the sender with a way to connect to the recipient via a personal video message.


Amazon introduces self-driving delivery robots

Amazon has begun trialling a small autonomous delivery robot on the streets of Washington State. Six Amazon Scout fully-electric small trucks have begun delivering goods to people within Snohomish County,


Postmates receives $100m investment ahead of IPO

Postmates, the mobile food delivery service, has received $100m during a funding round led by public-market investment companies BlackRock, Tiger Global and Glynn Capital. The recent gain of capital has


PepsiCo and Hello Goodness debut snack-delivering robots

PepsiCo has partnered with Robby Technologies to debut new self-driving robots called snackbots, which will deliver a range of Hello Goodness snacks and beverages to college students at the University

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