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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 Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Can Instacart Make its Automation Vision a Reality?
June 17, 2021

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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The Implications of On-Demand EV Charging for the Gig Economy
March 24, 2021

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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How Delivery Drivers and Businesses are Navigating Auto Insurance Needs
February 18, 2021

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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Navigating 1099 Work & Gig Economy in a COVID-19 World
February 9, 2021

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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How 1099 Workers Fit into a Platform Economy: Can FinTech Help Today’s Gig Worker?
January 25, 2021

“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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Albertsons Cuts its Delivery Workforce: What This Means for Gig Workers & Grocers
January 14, 2021

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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