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Amazon Acquires Shopify Competitor Selz

In January, Amazon quietly acquired Selz, an Australian company that competes with companies like Shopify and BigCommerce to help small brands launch their own online stores. The acquisition wasn’t made public until mid-February when Selz announced the acquisition on its blog. As consumers have heavily relied on digital storefronts to fulfill their shopping needs, Amazon’s […]

Uber Acquires Drizly in $1.1 Billion Deal

On February 4, Uber announced its plans to acquire alcohol delivery service Drizly in a $1.1 billion deal, which will be finalized later this year Upon finalization, Drizly’s services will be integrated into the Uber Eats platform, but Drizly will still keep its own app as well, according to CNBC reports. This deal signifies the […]

Small Restaurants Suffer at the Hands of Restaurant Delivery Apps

More and more people are discovering that restaurants don’t actually like third-party delivery services. While many delivery services claim to be a “lifeline” for restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many of these restaurants express different sentiments, noting the ways delivery services make a portion of restaurant profits. In 2020, countless restaurants were forced to close […]