Tali Arbel

Business, Logistics

Latest Apps Promise Fast Service, but Can They Deliver?

A worker gets ready to make a delivery on a bicycle in front of Gorillas mini-warehouse A worker gets ready to make a delivery on a bicycle in front of a Gorillas mini-warehouse in New York City April 12. (Tali Arbel/Associated Press)

Venture capitalists have poured billions into companies in the latest pandemic delivery craze: companies that promise food or toiletries in 30 minutes or less. But experts say they are unprofitable and officials in some cities are complaining about how they operate, saying it’s bad for employees and residents.

Tali Arbel | Associated Press
April 19, 2022