In 2018, Lyft’s co-founders, Logan Green and John Zimmer, assembled employees in the cafeteria of the San Francisco company’s headquarters for a staff meeting. There, they explained that they were […]
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Need an Onion? These Indian Apps Will Deliver It in Minutes.
The clock was ticking.Weaving at high speeds through the traffic of Hyderabad, a city in southern India, Shivam Tirupati Niralwar, 29, ran through red lights and drove into oncoming traffic. […]
Amazon Agrees to Change Some Business Practices in EU Settlement
Placement inside the Buy Box is a major driver of sales for companies that sell on Amazon, but if Amazon sees a product for sale at a lower price on […]
Instacart Is Said to Pull Plans to Go Public This Year
The food delivery company had been moving toward a public offering, but the window for such deals is shutting amid market turmoil. Read More
Gig Workers Are Learning Their Worth With the Para App
A former Uber employee created an app to help drivers. The platforms that hire them are fighting back. Read More
If the Job Market Is So Good, Why Is Gig Work Thriving?
Under this approach, while offering the flexibility of gig work, the staffing agencies usually serve as the employer and administer benefits. Workers are paid as W-2 employees, not independent contractors, […]
Amazon Wants 100,000 Electric Vans. Can Rivian Deliver?
Nearly three years ago, Amazon announced that it would buy 100,000 custom-made delivery vehicles from Rivian, a fledgling maker of electric vehicles. On Thursday, after some delays, the companies said […]
The Next Battleground for Gig Worker Labor Laws: Massachusetts
Less than two years after a fierce election fight in California, gig companies like Uber and Lyft are again colliding with labor groups, politicians and the courts over a ballot […]
Instacart’s Pandemic Boom Is Fading
Mr. Mehta told each company that he was talking to one of its biggest competitors, so it had to act fast. But the discussions did not get far. The other […]
China’s Covid Lockdowns Stir Memories of a Planned Economy
Yang Wenhui should be a proud example of China’s rise from economic rubble to global powerhouse.Growing up poor, he ate so much cabbage that he didn’t touch it again for […]