Tue. Sep 17th, 2019

Walmart’s new Spark Delivery service is an Uber-like platform for groceries

Walmart’s new Spark Delivery service is an Uber-like platform for groceries

Walmart has partnered with a delivery logistics company called Bringg to help it improve and further build out its last-mile delivery, primarily for groceries and household goods. The news, announced yesterday, coincides with the launch of a new Walmart program the company is calling Spark Delivery, which will crowdsource deliveries in a way similar to Uber and Lyft’s ride-hailing network. The program is Walmart’s latest attempt to build out a more robust delivery network so it can get online orders delivered even faster to customers’ homes. It’s all part of Walmart’s ongoing quest to better compete in a world where its rival Amazon is increasingly moving into offline retail.

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/6/17828028/walmart-partners-bringg-logistics-platform-grocery-delivery

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