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How Slowing Down Saved This Flower Startup From Wilting
Pivots

How Slowing Down Saved This Flower Startup From Wilting

On the verge of bankruptcy, BloomThat realized that the on-demand model wasn't right for its floral delivery business. Here are four things it did to survive.
Lydia Belanger
Google to Test Project Wing Drone Delivery Service in the U.S.
Drones

Google to Test Project Wing Drone Delivery Service in the U.S.

The Project Wing team will test its delivery service 'in a safe testing environment,' the White House said.
What's Better Than a Friend Coming Over to Visit? A Friend With Beer.
Marketing Bootcamp

What's Better Than a Friend Coming Over to Visit? A Friend With Beer.

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris explains how HopBuddy distributes beer and is helping to grow France's burgeoning craft brew market.
Erin Schultz
What Failure Taught the Founders of One Subscription Startup
Failure

What Failure Taught the Founders of One Subscription Startup

Every flop is worthwhile. Here, how a dead-end subscription startup shaped its founders.
Michelle Goodman
The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success
Entrepreneur Network

The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success

Frederick W. Smith served in the marines, was an amateur pilot and is now a billionaire as head of Federal Express.
Evan Carmichael
Amazon Sets the Table for Its Own Meal Kit Delivery Service
Amazon

Amazon Sets the Table for Its Own Meal Kit Delivery Service

The company is hoping to elbow out upstarts such as Blue Apron.
Leena Rao
UPS-Backed Rwandan Blood Deliveries Show Drones' Promise, Hurdles
Drones

UPS-Backed Rwandan Blood Deliveries Show Drones' Promise, Hurdles

Delivery company UPS will provide a grant of $800,000 plus logistical support to a partnership including Gavi and robotics company Zipline International Inc.
While Competitors Close or Contract, Meal-Delivery Service Freshly Expands Reach to 28 States
Food Delivery

While Competitors Close or Contract, Meal-Delivery Service Freshly Expands Reach to 28 States

Freshly sets itself apart with chef-designed, pre-made healthy meals and no extra fees.
Lydia Belanger
The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana
On-Demand

The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana

Entrepreneurs have been fueled by an explosive enthusiasm for Uber-of-X on-demand services in recent years.
Catherine Clifford
Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.
Postmates

Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.

The San Francisco-based service just rolled out a subscription service that's impressively cheap. Here's how it plans to use it to grow.
Catherine Clifford
Say Hello to the Little Robot That Wants to Deliver Your Groceries
Robots

Say Hello to the Little Robot That Wants to Deliver Your Groceries

It's the first product from Starship Technologies, the robotics startup founded by the creators of Skype.
Nina Zipkin
Fedex: Amazon Would Have to Spend 'Tens Of Billions' to Compete With Us
Amazon

Fedex: Amazon Would Have to Spend 'Tens Of Billions' to Compete With Us

Amazon recently leased 20 cargo aircraft and bought thousands of its own trailer trucks, while calling itself a 'transportation service provider' for the first time in its annual filings.
New Partnership With Shyp Looks to Make eBay Selling Way Easier
Shyp

New Partnership With Shyp Looks to Make eBay Selling Way Easier

From now through June 30, pickup and packaging fees are waived for eBay sellers.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon to Lease 20 Boeing Planes for Deliveries
Amazon

Amazon to Lease 20 Boeing Planes for Deliveries

The deal comes at a time when Amazon has been trying to make shipments even faster as well as assume more control over its business and costs.