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delivery.com Powers Online Food Ordering for Facebook Pages

New integration lets customers order directly from restaurants’ Pages on demand. NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today online ordering gets even easier and more convenient. Thanks to an integration between Facebook and delivery.com, a leading destination for on-demand ordering, you can now order from delivery.com restaurants directly via  their Facebook Pages. delivery.com, whose website and mobile apps drive online

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Private Real-Estate Owner Expands Logistics Business Portfolio

Private-equity giant Blackstone Group LP has cut a deal to pay $1.5 billion for a portfolio of logistics centers, in the latest sign that this e-commerce-driven business is one of the hottest areas in the commercial-property industry. Blackstone, the world’s largest private real-estate owner, has signed a contract to buy the 12 million-square-foot portfolio of mostly West Coast property from

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Online Pre-Owned Car Retailer Vroom Raises $50 Million

Vroom (www.vroom.com), the online pre-owned car retailer, announced the completion of a $50 million Series E funding round with new investors Altimeter Capital and Foxhaven Asset Management, joining previous investors L Catterton, General Catalyst Partners, Allen & Company, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Today’s financing brings Vroom’s total funding to $218 million since inception.

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Australia’s Last Mile Optimiser App for E-Commerce Retailers

Brad Lorge is the co-founder of Premonition, a logistics optimisation firm helping online retailers and shipping companies meet heightened consumer expectations and develop more sustainable supply chains. Premonition’s technology can optimise large job sets, rerouting multiple vehicles in real-time based on a plethora of factors: changed traffic conditions, weather, delivery windows, incoming orders and returns, truck capacity, a driver’s final destination

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Car Auction Bidding Goes Online & Real-Time

Impact Auto Actions Ltd., a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), has launched a new website (www.impactauto.ca). The new site also offers Impact’s buying customers access to two new tools: My Auction Center, a personalized dashboard designed to streamline the process of sourcing and purchasing salvage vehicles, and Impact AuctionNowTM, an online bidding platform that helps buyers optimize their time online which

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Ohmyhome Online Disrupts Realty Marketplace

The founders of Anthill Realtors started ohmyhome transaction platform to disrupt the real estate market with a buyer-centric model which can save sellers of HDB property 2% agency commission. SINGAPORE (Aug 11): Looking to sell or lease your HDB property the DIY way without commissions to an agent? That has been a realistic option since May through Ohmyhome, a transaction

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‘Car Vending Machines’ Startup Raised $160 Million

Three-year-old Carvana nabs new funds to expand its online used car marketplace. Phoenix-based Carvana, which debuted such machines last fall, said it has raised $160 million in new funding from unnamed investors. This brings the online used car marketplace’s total funding to $460 million. Three-year-old Carvana is one of several companies that provide a white-glove approach to buying or selling used

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Automakers Catches Olympics Fever

Followed by billions of sports enthusiasts across the globe both on TV and online the Olympics make for a supreme viewing experience – totally unsurpassed in terms of the variety – there is truly something for everyone. Rights are offered in 43 countries and territories within the region, covering exclusive free-to-air television and radio rights, alongside non-exclusive internet and mobile rights.

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Dealers to Change Mindset to Clicks-&-Mortar

James Tew, CEO of iVendi, said that while his company believed that a clicks-and-mortar model would remain the norm for almost all car dealers, the change of mindset represented an important cultural change. He explained: ‘Franchise dealers especially are asked to spend huge sums of money on their retail premises but it is difficult to quantify the actual impact it

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