The most read link: Postmates launches Amazon Prime-style subscription service, hits 1 million monthly deliveries
By Megan Rose Dickey
Postmates, which is now completing 1 million deliveries a month, is digging in deeper to the e-commerce space with the launch of Postmates Plus Unlimited, a $9.99 per month subscription service that gets you free deliveries on all “Plus” orders over $30, minus the service fee. Plus merchants include American Apparel and thousands of other partners in the Postmates preferred merchant program. By the end of the year, Postmates will have 10,000 Plus merchants across 40 U.S. markets.
Postmates Plus Unlimited kind of sounds like Amazon Prime, amirite? When asked about competing with Amazon, Postmates VP of Growth Kristin Schaefer told me that Postmates has been very anti-Amazon from the very beginning. At the same time, Postmates sees Amazon as its biggest competitor. Read more here.
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