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California's Prop 22 is upheld in win for delivery companies

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.


DoorDash, Roku partner on food ordering via TV

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.

The Department of Labor floated new criteria that narrows the definition of independent contractor. It could threaten the business model of grocery delivery companies that classify drivers as contractors.

The agency said it would act to protect gig workers for services like DoorDash and Uber, including investigating wage fixing and other illegal practices.

A fresh $100 million from a group of strategic partners is expected to fuel the ghost kitchen provider's growth with the grocery retailer.

The ghost kitchen provider will use the investment to add locations and expand the use of its technology, accelerating its rapid growth over the past year.

In the latest move in the battle for delivery dominance, Amazon and Grubhub announced a new partnership that could see Amazon take up to a 15% stake in Grubhub.

After Grubhub reportedly saw interest from grocery private-equity power player Apollo Global Management as well as the company's founder, current CEO says all options remain on the table.

Wonder, founded by former Walmart U.S. e-commerce head Marc Lore, aims to offer a higher-quality delivery experience, with food trucks that finish meals at the customer's home

Grubhub's order volumes and transaction values were down 5% year over year in the first quarter, and an activist investor has been urging the business' sale to a major online grocery player.

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