15. July 2015–
Shopwings shuts down business in Germany
Rocket Internet-based grocery delivery service Shopwings seem to stop their business in Germany. However, after its launch in Sydney, it is now planning to launch in another Australian city: Melbourne. Also, Shopwings plans to launch in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Delivery Hero launches Haute Cuisine service
Berlin-based Delivery Hero answers to services such as Foodora and Deliveroo which deliver not fast but high end food. Therefor, the company launches a new brand called Urban Taste. The delivery will be done by Food Express, which Delivery Hero invested in this past March. The service will role out in German cities (Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, and Frankfurt) soon.
Liefery closes Serie A
Neu-Isenburg-based delivery service Liefery closed a Series A round, but decided not to comment on the size of it. However, as a new partner Hermes Logistik Group invested in 28,5 percent of the startup. The investment will be used to role out to more German and European cities. Liefery aims to deliver good within 90 minutes.