DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: Do findings like those in the Stor.ai survey change how retailers should look at their investments in, or competition from, ultra-fast grocery delivery? What factors do you see impacting the role that rapid delivery plays in the overall retail landscape and what shape will the service eventually take?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust:
Unless it is an emergency, there really is no need for 15-minute deliveries. In NYC it is causing chaos. Battery-powered delivery bikes are absolutely everywhere — going diagonal across intersections, through red lights, on sidewalks, going the wrong way on bike lanes and on streets. Do we really want more and more people to be hurt and sometimes killed because you may be dying to eat Thai food tonight?
Read the entire article at Retail Wire:
Ultra-fast delivery may burn out or fade away?
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