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Dropoff Launched in San Francisco, Seattle, and Oklahoma City

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Dec 4, 2018 2:27:22 PM

Dropoff is pleased to announce it has launched in three new cities: San Francisco, Seattle, and Oklahoma City. This expansion brings our footprint to 21 cities and 10 states nationwide.

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Holiday Survey Reveals Consumers Favor Retailers With Same-Day Delivery

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jun 26, 2018 1:54:39 PM

Today, we announced the findings of our 3rd annual Holiday Survey, which sheds light on shoppers’ habits and preferences surrounding gift delivery during the holiday season. The survey reveals that consumers have higher expectations for delivery when purchasing gifts versus items for themselves, and that they’ll favor retailers with same-day delivery options during the holidays.

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Survey Findings Reveal Consumers Want Even Faster Delivery, and They’re Willing to Pay for It

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Mar 20, 2018 12:01:00 AM

This week we're back at Shoptalk, the largest annual retail and e-commerce conference in the world. And for the third year in a row we’re announcing results of our annual consumer survey, which aims to uncover shoppers’ motivations and expectations surrounding delivery. 

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Topics: Dropoff Announcements, Retail

Announcing Our National Partnership With SusieCakes + New Dropoff Service in San Jose & The Peninsula

Posted by Sean Spector on Feb 6, 2018 8:33:07 AM

We’re thrilled to announce our new national partnership with SusieCakes, offering cake lovers across the country convenient and reliable same-day delivery. Today we’re also announcing the launch of our service in San Jose & the Peninsula area -- where we’ll serve SusieCakes and many other local, regional and national businesses. This expansion brings our footprint to 18 markets nationwide.

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A Recap of Dropoff's 2017 Milestones

Posted by Sean Spector on Dec 26, 2017 10:59:05 AM

2017 proved what we've known from the start: Dropoff is a force to be reckoned with. We reached exciting milestones, gained important consumer insights, and were recognized as one of the "Hottest Startups" based in Austin, TX. What we saw the most of, however, was growth. The number of markets Dropoff operates in nearly doubled. Doing our homework and expanding into new markets where we could further assist our partners has allowed us to grow intentionally and with purpose.

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Here's How Dropoff Participated in Operation Blue Santa

Posted by Sean Spector on Dec 19, 2017 10:18:54 AM

This year, Dropoff participated in Operation Blue Santa through the Austin Police Department. Its mission is to provide toys and food for families in need during the Holiday Season. The community-based non-profit began in 1972, when two patrol officers realized that some families on their patrol beat didn’t have gifts or food for their children at Christmas.

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3 Surprising Things We Learned From Our Client Survey Results

Posted by Sean Spector on Oct 26, 2017 10:19:25 AM

Businesses around the world strive to provide a knock-your-socks off experience to their customers, and Dropoff is no different. Like many, we’re always interested to hear how we’re doing straight from the source, so we ask our clients to rate us in a bi-yearly satisfaction survey.

We’re proud to report that the survey respondents gave us a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 78 - 4 points higher than our score from this year’s previous survey.

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Dropoff to Donate $1 to the Red Cross for Every Delivery We Make This Week

Posted by Sean Spector on Aug 28, 2017 2:59:49 PM

 

Our thoughts are with those affected by the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. To support the tremendous relief efforts taking place throughout our home state of Texas and beyond, Dropoff will donate $1 for every delivery we make this week to the American Red Cross.

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Dropoff Named as a Winner in the 2017 Austin A-List Awards

Posted by Rachel Carollo on May 26, 2017 10:53:43 AM

We’re proud to announce that we’ve be chosen as one of Austin’s hottest startups in the annual Austin A-List Awards, hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce (through its Innovate Austin initiative) and South by Southwest.

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Dropoff Announces Series B Funding

Posted by Sean Spector on May 8, 2017 12:26:04 PM

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve raised $8.5 million in Series B funding, led by Fulcrum Equity Partners in Atlanta. Other participants in the round include our Series A investors Greycroft Partners and Correlation Ventures, among others.

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