Stories tagged: delivery
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
Donna Correll said Monday afternoon that bullets had entered the front windshield and passenger window while she and her husband were delivering papers at about 3:25 a.m., and a third …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Starbucks Corp. is giving delivery another chance in the U.S. After an attempt to test the service with Postmates years ago, the coffee company is now teaming up with UberEats …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Amazon wants you to deliver its packages for them.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
With its new program rolling out Thursday, contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon more ways to ship its packages to shoppers …
Thu., June 28, 2018
Dozens of customers from around the country have complained that Zaycon, a Spokane Valley meat delivery company, took its orders and money in the months leading up to its unexpected …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Amazon’s latest perk … free delivery to your car.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Domino’s, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Amazon.com has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Amazon’s next move may be to shake up the shipping industry.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
The online retail giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries started …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
A Massachusetts couple says it was fun at first when they started receiving free mystery packages from Amazon that they hadn’t ordered.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
A proposed truck-to-rail reloading facility – a project aimed at solving the onion industry’s transportation problems in Idaho and Oregon – is expected to be built within three years, officials …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
With Christmas on a Monday, most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time. Some are pushing up their deadlines for standard delivery or free shipping. And …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 million for Shipt, its latest move to try to catch up with Amazon.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
UPS says some package deliveries are being delayed because of an unexpected flood of orders from online shoppers.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:16 a.m.
Retailers and United Parcel Service are trying to give customers accustomed to quick deliveries a few incentives to be patient, following the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday shopping spree.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
National Package Protection Day is Nov. 29, the day many online purchases made on Cyber Monday arrive.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Restaurant patrons no longer have to cram their cupboards with takeout menus in order to have access to a wealth of food delivery services at their fingertips. Here are some …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Whether it’s through a company that fulfills grocery delivery like UberEATS does for restaurants, or it’s a grocery chain fulfilling delivery in-house, here are the stores you can rely on …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A Seattle-based group of cybersecurity researchers has demonstrated a way to knock Amazon.com’s new security camera offline, a capability that could enable malicious delivery drivers for the online retailer’s new …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, Spokane area residents can have groceries delivered to their front door in about an hour from four grocers and a pet store by delivery service Instacart.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Software made by San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers with about 700 delivery companies around the country that pick up items from stores or distribution centers and take them to …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 5 a.m.
The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board began licensing businesses transporting the state’s newest legal cash crop last fall. The owners say there are a lot of “gray laws” still in …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Amazon’s plans to add 50,000 jobs at a dozen warehouses across the United States and Foxconn’s decision to build a $10 billion plant and hire up to 13,000 workers in …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
The company that helped define fast food is making supersized efforts to reverse its fading popularity and catch up to a landscape that has evolved around it. That includes expanding …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do …