Articles by tag: Gig Work

Can Instacart Make its Automation Vision a Reality?

Some businesses found themselves as well positioned as they could have been for the disruption left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world shifted to remote interaction and online shopping, companies like Instacart that offer grocery delivery fit right into what quickly became a new way of life. However, with the world […]

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Transportation
The Implications of On-Demand EV Charging for the Gig Economy

Electric vehicles are growing, and there’s likely no putting the cork back in that bottle – but how will the sector’s explosive growth impact gig workers and the gig economy? The conversation was sparked by a partnership between Allstate and Sparkcharge, a company looking to build an on-demand platform for EV charging where gig workers […]

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Food & Beverage
How Delivery Drivers and Businesses are Navigating Auto Insurance Needs

On this episode of MarketScale TV, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sits down with Leslie Kasperowicz Insurance Expert at BuyAutoInsurance.com and former Farmers CSR, to discuss how restaurants and QSRs who’ve transitioned to delivery since COVID should be navigating the complicated world of delivery drivers’ auto insurance. Since COVID hit, Kasperowicz explains that demand for […]

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Business Services
Navigating 1099 Work & Gig Economy in a COVID-19 World

The world of freelancing has seen quite a few shakeups in recent years, with California’s Proposition 22, a response to the AB 5 labor reclassification, effectively creating a third category of worker in the gig economy when it comes to rideshare and food delivery drivers, and the pandemic making navigating the 1099-powered world of independent […]

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Business Services
How 1099 Workers Fit into a Platform Economy: Can FinTech Help Today’s Gig Worker?

“Gig economy” – it’s a buzzword that’s been in the mouths of many an analyst over the last several years, with the ways we work and pay employees shifting in response to an evolving landscape. To explore some intricacies of gig work, particularly as it relates to the 1099 payroll infrastructure, Voice of B2B […]

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Retail
Albertsons Cuts its Delivery Workforce: What This Means for Gig Workers & Grocers

The second largest grocery chain in the U.S., Albertsons, has officially ended its in-house delivery program for select locations, with plans to partner with third-party delivery programs like DoorDash. This comes after a major push from Albertsons to classify grocery workers as “first responders” during the pandemic. Though some delivery workers may get transitioned to […]

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but […]

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking […]

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marketing team’s AI journey
Kickstarting a Marketing Team’s AI Journey
February 20, 2024

A marketing Team’s AI journey is necessary and critical for the success of a brand’s overall mission and execution. In the latest episode of the Marketing AI Sparkcast, host Aby Varma sits down with Daniel Englebretson, CEO of Elynox and an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University and Elon University, to discuss the evolution […]

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