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Wonder completes acquisition of Blue Apron for $103M

Customers can now order Blue Apron meal kits in virtual food hall concept Wonder’s app for pickup and delivery.

Retail Foodservice

Kitchen United to lean into grocery and catering under new CEO

Atul Sood sees a lot of opportunity in the company's partnerships with Kroger and Circle K, but not so much in its stand-alone ghost kitchens. “You’ll probably see less of those,” he said.

The meal kit company sold its production and fulfillment operation to FreshRealm in May, shifting to an “asset-light” model.

A judge blocked efforts by DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub to stop the law, which amounts to a roughly 150% raise.

Tommaso Brusò comes to the Italian grocery/food hall chain from the fashion industry. He will help lead Eataly’s efforts to more than triple its North American footprint.

Some restaurants have been using the grocery delivery app to get goods in a pinch. It’s now catering to them directly with a new division called Instacart Business.

Couriers’ $18 hourly wage is on hold after lawsuits from DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats prompted a judge to stay the rule. A hearing is scheduled for later this month.

The company, which has recently expanded into retail delivery, is reorganizing after falling behind its competitors. It said it would unveil a new strategy soon.

A court ruled that companies like Instacart, DoorDash and Uber Eats can continue treating couriers as independent contractors. It's the latest decision in a dispute over the 2020 law.

TV watchers can order from thousands of grocery stores, restaurants and other retailers through the interactive ads. Roku users can also get six months of free DashPass.

Cartken’s six-wheeled rovers will handle grocery and restaurant orders for the delivery company, with more cities to come.

Revenue at the delivery company has not kept up with costs coming out of the pandemic, CEO Tony Xu said Wednesday.

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