Uber Eats Postmates

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Uber claims more turf in the pandemic food delivery conquest: the company has finally acquired the grocery delivery service Postmates.
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Uber claims more turf in the pandemic food delivery conquest: the company has finally acquired the grocery delivery service Postmates because, in Uber's masterful doublespeak, "combination of platforms provides more choice." They actually said that. Postmates will retain its logo and app but will merge its delivery network with Uber.

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And, Christ—Uber is also announcing that it's going on a national "listening tour," so that restaurants and merchants can "give feedback." The announcement comes, conveniently, after it won a legislative push to permanently deprive its drivers of fair wages and bargaining rights in its home state of California .

Uber and Postmates announced the deal a few months…
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