An App That Delivers Takeout, Groceries and Alcohol Requests Launches in Boston

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Mobile ordering has certainly taken off in the food space. But with restaurants that don’t offer delivery to match, there lies an inconvenient gap. In typical 2014 fashion, there’s an app for that. It’s called Postmates, and the startup — which was founded in San Francisco — just launched in Boston this week. The app goes beyond just restaurant deliveries — aside from takeout, the “postmates” will deliver groceries, beer/wine, and even services outside of the food industry. 

Dubbed as “the Uber for delivery” by BostInno, Postmates standard fee is based on distance between pick-up and delivery location, and users should know that there’s a nine percent service fee cut of the items being delivered. Read More