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Delivery service Instacart ready to serve many Spokane area households

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.

Target buys tech company to help it offer same-day delivery

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 …

A FedEx for pot? Two Spokane firms carve out niche in marijuana delivery

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.

Deliver it now: Foxconn, Amazon reflect trend to be nearer customer base

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 …

McDonald’s makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity

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.

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed grocery transformation

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 …

Doughnut delivery by drone in Denver is a peek at the future

Doughnuts have been delivered by drone to Denver’s mayor and the city’s police and fire departments.

McDonald’s rolls out delivery to New York in bid to renew growth

McDonald’s will expand delivery service to 1,000 more U.S. restaurants this week, including locations in the New York area, part of a gambit that the 77-year-old chain can find a …

UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:46 p.m.

Sextuplets thriving after delivery at Virginia hospital

A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving.

Rosauers testing grocery delivery service from four stores

Ron Jarvey’s job has gotten busy since the first snow fell in Spokane. Jarvey is one of a few Rosauers delivery drivers bringing food straight to people’s doorsteps. Since the …

Online retailers like Amazon driving record holiday deliveries

Parcel delivery services expect to deliver a record number of packages this holiday season as and other e-commerce players are busier than ever. And so far, an expert says, …

Pilots who fly Amazon planes suggest company may not deliver

Union pilots who fly products for are taking concerns about pay, working conditions and staffing shortages directly to online shoppers with a digital marketing blitz that suggests the internet …

New Seattle freight lab tackles urban delivery congestion

The rise in e-commerce and on-demand delivery has put increasing pressure on fast-growing cities like Seattle to rethink how they manage traffic congestion.

Woman gives birth to 14-pound, 4-ounce baby boy in Kansas

A woman has given birth to a boy weighing in at 14 pounds, 4 ounces in Hutchinson.

Amazon’s one-hour delivery service gets own website on Monday launched a website for its Prime Now fast-delivery service, hitherto available only through iPhone or Android apps.

FedEx delivering on Christmas after weather, late shopping slow delivery

FedEx will deliver packages to homes on Christmas, and its Express counters will be open to customers after delays caused by weather and late shopping.

Family thanks firefighters for delivering baby girl

Last week three Spokane Valley firefighters at Station 3 in Liberty Lake got the chance to meet a baby girl for the second time. Their first meeting in January was …

Cena owners reinvent make-ahead meal service into dinner delivery

Sam and Kim Hernandez purchased Cena from its original owners when the meal-assembly business was white hot. People were booking dates at the make-ahead businesses so they could put together …