As coronavirus ups DTC demand, Dirty Lemon’s Iris Nova pivots its retail strategy- Tempemail

Iris Nova, the startup beverage brand backed by Coca-Cola, is balancing a coronavirus-driven uptick in DTC demand with punctures in its hospitality and retail businesses. Its chief executive explains how being historically unafraid of strategy “pivots” has reduced the pressure of the past few weeks. Iris Nova is the brainchild Continue Reading

UPS inks electric van deal with Arrival to test Waymo automation – Strategy- Tempemail

United Parcel Service said on Wednesday it was ordering 10,000 electric delivery trucks from UK-based Arrival Ltd and teaming with self-driving startup Waymo as the package carrier works to cut costs and tailpipe pollution. The UPS/Arrival partnership includes a minority investment from the world’s biggest package delivery firm and lands Continue Reading

Waymo and UPS team up for self-driving package delivery

Forward-looking: UPS and Waymo have announced a partnership that allows UPS to dip its toes into autonomous deliveries. The company thinks that Waymo’s driverless tech can transform how it delivers packages. While UPS isn’t the only company looking to leverage self-driving cars, this partnership is yet another stepping stone to Continue Reading

Netflix, facing ‘muted’ international competition, ups marketing spend by $325m- Tempemail

Netflix has made good on its promise to boost marketing spend in the last quarter of 2019. The streaming giant doled out $879m in marketing in Q4, a $325m increase from the previous quarter. The company’s full-year marketing costs totaled $2.65bn, up from $2.37bn the year prior. International expansion, a Continue Reading

UPS and CVS deliver prescriptions using commercial drones

Why it matters: UPS said one of the packages was delivered to a customer whose limited mobility makes it difficult to travel to the store to pick up their prescription. Indeed, it’s unique circumstances like these that make drone delivery all the more appealing. UPS last month was granted permission Continue Reading