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Truck Stops Move Into the Fast Lane During Covid-19 - WSJ

Truck Stops Move Into the Fast Lane During Covid-19

By: Peter Grant
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 25th, 2020
Rising e-commerce, delivery demand and summer driving help buoy niche market amid pandemic.
How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

By: NCR Corporation
Source: NCR Corporation
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Chicago’s Roots Pizza offers a mobile restaurant app powered through the NCR Engage app platform that provides an experience their customers seem to love.
Lyft's 2Q loss $437M as virus spread and riders stayed home

Lyft's 2Q loss $437M as virus spread and riders stayed home

By: Cathy Bussewitz, AP Business Writer
Source: ABC News
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
Lyft has posted a loss of $437 million for the second quarter, when the coronavirus outbreak meant few people were looking to use its ride-hailing service.
International Medical Corps prepares for COVID-19 surge

International Medical Corps prepares for COVID-19 surge- FedEx

By: FedEx
Source: FedEx cares
International Medical Corps and Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital partner to prepare for COVID-19 surge with the help of FedEx.
Uber's delivery service is now bigger than its rides business

Uber's delivery service is now bigger than its rides business

By: Sara Ashley O'Brien
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 6th, 2020
As the pandemic ground its ride-hail business to a halt, Uber's delivery service took on new importance. Now, it's Uber's biggest source of revenue.
Domino's sets up virtual film festival rewarding fans for making home videos _ Marketing Dive

Domino's sets up virtual film festival rewarding fans for making home videos

By: Peter Adams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Domino's established a virtual film festival where fans can submit homemade videos for a chance to win a year's worth of free pizza, per a news release.
Papa John’s continues hiring spree with pledge to bring on 10,000 more workers

Papa John’s continues hiring spree with pledge to bring on 10,000 more workers

By: Amelia Lucas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Papa John’s will hire 10,000 more workers as it tries to meet demand for its pizzas. Pizza chains have seen demand soar as more consumers stay at home. Papa John’s recently hired 20,000 employees.
DoorDash partners with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter drugs and other health products

DoorDash partners with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter drugs and other health products

By: Kevin Stankiewicz
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
DoorDash announced a partnership Thursday with Walgreens Boots Alliance to deliver over-the-counter medication and other products from the drugstore chain.
Uber agrees to buy food-delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock

Uber agrees to buy food-delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock

By: Alex Sherman
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 6th, 2020
Uber agreed to buy Postmates, the fourth-largest U.S. delivery food service, for $2.65 billion in stock. Uber had attempted to acquire GrubHub last month but talks failed. Uber’s deal for Postmates will likely draw less regulatory scrutiny than an acquisition of GrubHub.
Amazon to Pay $500 Million in Bonuses for Front-Line Workers, Delivery Partners - WSJ

Amazon to Pay $500 Million in Bonuses for Front-Line Workers, Delivery Partners

By: Micah Maidenberg
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 29th, 2020
Payout comes after e-commerce giant ended a short-term pay bump; sales have shot up during coronavirus.