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How Small Businesses Can Use Same-Day Delivery To Top Large Corporations

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Jun 13, 2018 11:22:16 AM

Battling big-box retailers as a small business can be daunting for various reasons. Higher costs, smaller budgets, and limited resources are just a few examples as to why small companies can feel like small fish in a sea of large retailers.

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Father's Day Gift Ideas You Can't Miss This Year

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jun 7, 2018 10:05:02 AM

Father’s Day is just around the corner. The NRF reported Father’s Day spending is expected to reach $15.3 billion this year. The expected spending would be second only to last year’s $15.5 billion, the highest in the 15-year history of the survey. They estimate 34% of shoppers will make their gift purchases online. 

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The Role of Same-Day Delivery in PR

Posted by Rachel Carollo on May 29, 2018 4:30:00 PM

Any public relations professional will tell you a level of scrappiness is required for a job well done. That’s why those in the PR industry utilize every tool at their disposal, including same-day delivery, to address and maneuver situations as they arise. Timeliness, after all, is key for strategic communications.

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Can Your Small Business Keep Up With Same-Day Delivery Expectations?

Posted by Rachel Carollo on May 17, 2018 2:30:38 PM

One of the greatest advantages small businesses have over big box stores is the ability to approach all things in a more personal manner, leading to more intimate relationships with customers. The ways in which people shop, however, are evolving, and small business owners are continuously having to find new ways to grow their customer base. And one of the most rapidly evolving factors in retail is delivery.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Posted by Safeena Walji on May 3, 2018 8:49:31 AM

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Finding the perfect gift for one (or some) of the most important women in your life can be a challenge. Don’t worry — we’re here to help. We put together this handy directory of stores that not only are sure to have the perfect gift for your special lady on her big day — but also offer same-day delivery via Dropoff. This isn’t an exhaustive list, so if you need more suggestions, don't hesitate to reach out to us!

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What We Know About the Shutdown of On-Demand Delivery Service, UberRUSH

Posted by Sean Spector on Apr 3, 2018 4:24:05 PM

Uber recently announced it will be shutting down its RUSH service at the end of June, according to numerous online reports. The service, available in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago, provides same-day delivery services for SMB and Enterprise businesses. Last April, Uber stopped providing its RUSH services to restaurants, encouraging them to instead use UberEATS, the company’s food delivery service.

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How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Same-Day Delivery

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Mar 29, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Today is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, a day to celebrate the more than 27 million small businesses in the U.S. that create economic growth. It also acknowledges the owners who invest long hours, hard work, and dedication into running their businesses. Owning a small business in your local community has many perks. It contributes to the preservation of your community’s culture and helps retain its identity as a whole. However, keeping up with consumer demand as a small business owner comes with its own host of challenges.  

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Same-Day Delivery: Your Key to Competing in the Shipping Wars

Posted by Safeena Walji on Mar 9, 2018 11:46:46 AM


“No single company has had as great of an impact in the marketplace as Amazon. It has changed the behavior of both buyers and sellers and also how shipping and logistics providers deliver,” said Mark Schoeman, CEO of the Colography Group, according to the Forbes Insights Report “Shipping as Strategy: How Small and Midsize Retailers Can Best Meet Customers’ Delivery Expectations in the Age of Amazon.”

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Same-Day Delivery: Driving Brand Loyalty and Purchase Intent

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Feb 28, 2018 5:04:02 PM

In December, Dropoff conducted it’s 2nd Annual Holiday Survey to better understand how customers form connections to a brand and make purchase decisions around the holidays. Overwhelmingly, the survey indicated that same-day delivery will be a part of an advanced strategy to retain customers and exceed their expectations. Here are some of the specific findings.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery, Retail

How Same-Day Medication Delivery Benefits Pharmacies and Patients

Posted by Safeena Walji on Feb 15, 2018 7:45:00 PM

The added benefit of same-day delivery is becoming more the norm rather than the exception among retailers. So it’s no surprise that health care customers also expect pharmacies to offer same-day medication delivery, including medical supplies.

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