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Grubhub Delivers New Partnership with Amazon

The last two years have not been easy for any industry. But for the food service sector, the pandemic was a particularly hard hit. Even at a time when food delivery service was at its peak, food businesses like Grubhub still suffered losses in 2021. And then as pandemic restrictions eased across the nation, demand for restaurant delivery was drastically reduced. Employee shortages and heightened government regulations also made it hard for food-based companies to recover.

That is why Grubhub recently announced a partnership with Amazon, a deal that brings together the restaurant delivery platform and Amazon Prime services.

The premium service, named Grubhub+, is now offered free to Amazon Prime subscribers. At a cost of $9.99 a month, subscribers can get any meal totalling $12 or more (not including taxes, tips, and other fees) without any delivery charge. Amazon Prime members, even those who signed up for the service when it was initially launched in 2020, will get one free year of Grubhub+. Amazon Primers can claim their Grubhub+ membership by logging into their accounts at This agreement was signed for an initial one-year period; renewal will be automatic unless either party chooses to bow out. Amazon already has a stake in Deliveroo, the British food delivery service, and this deal with Grubhub is expected to infuse the platform with cash for the duration of 2023.

Job Gains

This article is written in an optimistic tone.  It comes with the hope that there have been significant job gains in recent times.  But it is not so straightforward because the question is, does one ask this in relation to the pandemic or as if we are in normal times? Job losses – as we… Continue Reading

Industrial PC Market

The Industrial PC market (computers manufactured for use in industries which are more reliable and efficient than commercial use ones) is booming.  And it will continue to grow substantially at least for the foreseeable future. In 2019 it was estimated at a value of $5.006bn.  The projected CAGR growth rate by 2026 is to $7.756… Continue Reading

Rosalind Brewer Becomes 20th Black CEO in America

Rosalind Brewer has been named incoming CEO of Walgreens, effective March 15, 2021. This role makes Brewer, who is leaving her position as COO at Starbucks, the only Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. Brewer joins the other 19 Black CEOs — 17 men and two women — who have ever been listed as… Continue Reading

What Small Business Owners Can Do Right Now

Building and sustaining a small business is no easy task. Marketing, developing, and producing products or services demand high levels of attention and involvement. This digital marketing checklist lays out simple and effective tips for businesses of any size. Your brand’s identity is critical for marketing purposes, digital or otherwise. Articulate what makes your business… Continue Reading

Virtual is the In-Person of 2021

Most in-person marketing events and conferences are pivoting to virtual gatherings as professionals continue to seek to expand their network, grow their business, and up their game. Digital marketing conferences, enable the most innovative, creative, and imaginative marketing minds to come together. When considering hosting a virtual event, it is important to remember that a… Continue Reading

Plexi-Craft: A New York Business in Demand

Plexi-Craft used to be a simple, swanky, high-end, Bronx-based furniture factory. Now it is one of the country’s most sought after businesses. The 60-year-old company has a long history of acrylic resin skills, designing trendy, clear plastic chairs, tables, cabinets, and more. And as the world scrambles to resume some sense of normalcy alongside the… Continue Reading

2020 New York Business Journal’s Women of Influence Announced

2020 New York Business Journal’s Women of Influence Announced

Dorit Ungar Black, a founding partner at New York’s Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP was named as one of ten  Women of Influence in 2020 by the New York Business Journal. The women recognized this year are all pioneers in the legal, finance, engineering, and real estate industries. They have all demonstrated professional and communal… Continue Reading

Pandemic Brings Early Holiday Season to New York

Pandemic Brings Early Holiday Season to New York

The rushed last-minute holiday shopping scramble may just be another annual tradition lost to the coronavirus pandemic. Across New York and the country, retailers are getting a head start on the holiday season. While most shoppers don’t usually appreciate the holiday “creep,” this year there are several good reasons for getting an early go on… Continue Reading

Finding the Balance in Tech and Business

Finding the Balance in Tech and Business

Distinction and nuance are not common these days. Everyone is eager to either be “all in” or “totally against” the newest and coolest fads, fashions, and even phones. Current economic, social, political, and personal realities have yielded a climate of cynicism about the dangers of social media, the disturbing possibilities of digital surveillance on smartphones, and the power stronghold… Continue Reading