On a trip to Las Vegas for his 30th birthday, one of Gavin Cooper’s friends had the hotel deliver a bottle of champagne to his room.
The Cultons’ business is based on their 13-hour round trip drives to the nearest Ikea store, in Minneapolis, to pick up furniture, placemats, flatware and other items with umlaut-bearing names for customers in Omaha and other Midwest cities far from the Swedish big-box retailer.
Also this month, a storefront at his new bakery in Montclair, New Jersey, opened to customers.
Google is now in the same-day delivery business.
His company has 50 vans throughout Australia, delivering more than 600,000 pieces – or 120 tonnes – of fruit to offices each week.
It was this conversation that sparked Emma’s inner entrepreneur.
Retailers are altering their manufacturing and merchandising strategies in response, The Wall Street Journal reports today.
While the food truck trend has been around for a few years now, the article reports on the rise of recognizable restaurant chains using food trucks and vans to catch customers on-the-go.
That’s the equivalent of 1.3 million people out of work for a year.
When Angie Freeman Shephard and Theresa Perez were pregnant last year, they tried to find a cloth diaper pickup and delivery service in Anchorage, but they discovered they lived in a diaper delivery-less town.