Woolies gobbles up Milkrun, brings it back to life

- May 25, 2023 3 MIN READ

When rapid grocery delivery service Milkrun shut down suddenly last month, many acknowledged the impact that startup had on improving a moribund sector dominated by lethargic supermarket giants. Founder Dany Milham said at the time “I believe the impact that the Milkrun team had on the industry will be long lasting”. The startup certainly had… Read more »

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Hitting the bottle: Grocery delivery startup Milkrun looks to alcohol to get profitable as it hunts for more funds

- June 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

Milkrun, the cashed-up market leader of three local fast delivery grocery services launched last year, is trimming its operations and hunting for more funds amid a broader economic downturn. The 10-month-old Sydney startup will cut overtime, reduce the use of casual employees and hopes that alcohol sales will boost margins and turn around ongoing losses.… Read more »

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Shopping delivery startup Voly shutters warehouses, halves staffing, as startup winter descends

- June 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

Rapid grocery delivery startup Voly has reportedly cut staff, abandoned its 15-minute delivery promise and closed warehouses, less than two months after the collapse of rival Send. The Sydney-based online supermarket is less than 12 months old and last December raised  $18 million in a Seed round led by Sequoia Capital India, supported by Global… Read more »