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@fmanjoo @dhh via Re/code

Instacart is playing games with its workers’ pay — and will eventually suffer for it

People
Technical.ly

goPuff is now selling sex toys on demand Philly

€102,500 Angel
StartupJuncture

Superbuddy closes angel investment round and gets matching VC money

Funding Retail
e27

Singapore's honestbee enters the fray, set to launch food delivery next week

Tech in Asia

Singapore’s Honestbee to launch food delivery. It’ll get lots of competition

Apps & Services
$17,954,320 Venture capital
Nordic 9

Mathem raises SEK 160M in fresh money, adds Norwegian Ferd on investor list.

Angel
TechCrunch

StorePower helps groceries deliver like Instacart without giving away the keys to the store

Retail Apps & Services
$700,000 Venture capital
Xconomy

GrocerKey Parlays Woodman’s Success Into New Sales, Raises $700K

Re/code

Instacart is cutting worker pay again in at least four cities

Technical.ly

goPuff is giving out free ice cream to celebrate its Penn State launch Philly

WSJD

Startup Din Struggled to Stay Afloat

Ars Technica

In new lawsuit, Instacart shoppers say they were regularly underpaid

$290,000,000 Private equity
Bloomberg

Alibaba Buys a Third of Discount Chinese Grocery Chain Sanjiang

Asia Retail
$9,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
Fortune

Colombian Startup Rappi Wants to Deliver ‘Everything’

Seed fund
Entrepreneur

UAE-Based Online Grocery Startup InstaShop Raises Funds From Souq.Com

Angel
vccircle

Grocery e-tailer Satvacart attracts more angel investment

TechCrunch

Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers

Retail People
TechCrunch

Contractors are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips

Retail People
Acquisition
ArabNet عرب نت

el Grocer acquires QUICKSHOP.ae

Retail Apps & Services
@ellenhuet @markmilian via Bloomberg.com

Whole Foods Invests in Instacart at 2014 Valuation

Retail Earnings