DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: Do you see big opportunities for ultrafast delivery in grocery and what do you think of Instacart’s approach to that portion of the market? Which offering from Instacart’s platform — Carrot Ads, Carrot Warehouses or Carrot Insights — will be most valuable to retailers?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust:
My question is, do we really need 15 minute deliveries? I can understand that some medicine deliveries may be necessary in extreme cases or in an emergency, but to get frozen pizza and other groceries in 15 minutes just leads to more chaos on the streets. Accidents, injuries and sometimes deaths makes this a really stupid trend. People, delivery people, should not be risking their lives because we may be dying to get our groceries in 15 minutes.
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