The valiant cyclists of app-based food delivery services face potholes, bad weather, traffic - and in some cases, precarious employment conditions.
After a series of landmark rulings in favor of couriers in the UK against gig economy companies, an Italian labor court will rule upon the relationship between food delivery company Foodora and its riders.
With its purchase of handyman app TaskRabbit, Ikea wants to "make its customers' lives easier." No price has been revealed for the 100 percent acquisition, which follows a pilot project between the companies in London.
The Berlin-headquartered start-up says its public listing will help it dominate the growing online meal delivery market. The food ordering platform features more than 150,000 restaurants in 40 countries.
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