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Amazon Completes Its First Drone-Powered Delivery
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Amazon Completes Its First Drone-Powered Delivery

The first delivery was made in Cambridge, U.K., and took 13 minutes from purchase to drop-off.
Silicon Valley VCs Are Growing Wary of On-Demand Delivery
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Silicon Valley VCs Are Growing Wary of On-Demand Delivery

Many investors have lost faith in a sector that once seemed like the obvious extension of the success of ride-services juggernauts such as Uber.
The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success
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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
4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game
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4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game

Effective shipping and logistics can be turned into a competitive advantage that will delight customers and boost profit margins.
Jeremy Bodenhamer
How Meal-Kit Companies Prepped for Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals This Week
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How Meal-Kit Companies Prepped for Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals This Week

One company will ship 15,000 pounds of green beans this Thanksgiving.
Lydia Belanger
This Fast-Growing Startup Wants to Make Visiting the Convenience Store Obsolete
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This Fast-Growing Startup Wants to Make Visiting the Convenience Store Obsolete

Imagine snacks at your door in 10 minutes or less.
Nina Zipkin
9 Unbelievable-But-True Amazon Services
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9 Unbelievable-But-True Amazon Services

From sommelier services to grazing goats, the ecommerce giant really seems to have it all.
Rose Leadem
Facebook Adds Food Ordering Feature
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Facebook Adds Food Ordering Feature

Users will also be able to get quotes from businesses, buy movie tickets and book appointments at spas and salons, Facebook said in a blog post.
UPS Launches U.S. Drone Test Flights for Urgent Medical Deliveries
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UPS Launches U.S. Drone Test Flights for Urgent Medical Deliveries

Earlier this year the company announced it was backing a startup using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccines.
How Slowing Down Saved This Flower Startup From Wilting
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
Amazon Sets the Table for Its Own Meal Kit Delivery Service
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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