Apple is giving away free Postmates Unlimited subscriptions

 If you use Apple Pay to sign up for Postmates Unlimited, you’ll be able to get free deliveries on orders over $20 and no peak hour price surging for the next 45 days, MacRumors first reported. In order to qualify for this promotion, you need to sign up by November 23. You can, of course, cancel your subscription at any time. Postmates first launched Unlimited in March 2016. The idea is… Read More

Amazon reportedly blames the U.S. Postal Service for Amazon Fresh issues

 Amazon is blaming the U.S. Postal Service for having to shut down Fresh in some areas, Recode reports. Internally, sources told Recode that Amazon is saying USPS was responsible for making the deliveries in most of the affected areas. As the story goes, Amazon is throwing shade at the USPS, telling food brands the USPS wasn’t reliable in delivering the food on time or at all, Recode reports. Read More

Postmates launches in first international city

 On-demand platform Postmates is launching in Mexico City, its first international market, today with more than 1,000 merchant partners and couriers on board. That means people who live in areas like Polanco, Condesa, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, Roma, Jardines Del Pedregal, Lomas de Tecamachalco and Ciudad Universitaria will be able to access on-demand delivery via Postmates. “We believe… Read More

What it’s like cooking with meal kit startup Chef’d

 I’ve tried both Blue Apron and HelloFresh before, but I don’t like being locked into some subscription, so I decided to go with Chef’d this time around. Chef’d, which raised $35.2 million in August from strategic investors like pork producer Smithfield Foods and online grocer Fresh Direct, is different in that you don’t need to subscribe to anything, ever. There… Read More

Uber brings five-star rating system to UberEATS app

 UberEATS, Uber’s standalone app for on-demand food delivery, has added in-app restaurant reviews in order to help people make more informed decisions about what to eat. “We had heard from our consumers for a long time that they were interested in more information in general to help them make a decision of which restaurant to eat at,” UberEATS Product Manager… Read More

Postmates launches grocery service, scheduled deliveries and revamped app

 Postmates has always offered grocery delivery as part of its ethos of delivering anything to you within your city on-demand. Now, Postmates is taking a step further by baking in a grocery-specific service into its newly-revamped app. With Postmates Fresh, which the company has been testing in San Francisco for the last few weeks, people can order groceries via local partners for delivery in… Read More