Blue Apron

  • Amazon is already selling some prepared ‘Amazon Meal Kits’

    Amazon is already selling some prepared ‘Amazon Meal Kits’

    Based just on trademark filings and reported plans, Amazon’s potential entry into the prepared meal kit market has had a significant impact on freshly-IPO’d Blue Apron’s stock price. Now, however, we know that Amazon is actually already testing its own “Amazon Meal Kits,” thanks to a customer in Seattle who has already ordered and prepared one. Seattle resident… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Disney’s Epic Star Wars Hotel

    Disney plans to open an epic Star Wars hotel, new emoji are being released to the world, Amazon could be the latest to get into the meal delivery kit business and the latest Atari game console. All this on Crunch Report! Read More

  • Blue Apron is having another awful day and its shares are crashing

    Blue Apron is having another awful day and its shares are crashing

    Since going public last month, things have not gone particularly well for Blue Apron, thanks to the specter of Amazon and its $13.7 billion acquisition bid for Whole Foods. The bad news, again, continues to roll in as what may have been a competitor in theory now seems more and more like an existential threat. Read More

  • Trademarks show Amazon has sights on meal-kits, “single cow burgers” and other fast food options

    Trademarks show Amazon has sights on meal-kits, “single cow burgers” and other fast food options

    Amazon has made no secret of its ambitions to expand into more fresh food services, from its own, homegrown efforts like AmazonFresh for groceries (first launched in 2013) and Amazon Restaurants for restaurant delivery (first launched in 2014), through to its most recent plan to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. In fact, the company has its sights set on a number of other culinary areas… Read More

  • You can buy Tovala’s $399 smart oven starting today

    You can buy Tovala’s $399 smart oven starting today

    Tovala, a $399 smart oven out of Y Combinator promising to perfectly cook ready-made meals in under 30 minutes is finally available for purchase. It can bake, boil and steam meals at up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit in 10 to 30 minutes and works with either prepackaged Tovala meals or your own food. However, the real money maker for the startup will be in the meal delivery service. It’s… Read More

  • Marley Spoon launches ‘affordable meal kit’ Dinnerly

    Marley Spoon launches ‘affordable meal kit’ Dinnerly

    It appears that companies in the meal kit space aren’t out of fresh ideas just yet with news that Marley Spoon, a startup that originally hails from Berlin but has since made its focus the U.S., is launching what it claims to be the “first affordable meal kit” offering. Read More

  • Blue Apron falls 9% on fourth day as a public company

    Blue Apron falls 9% on fourth day as a public company

    Blue Apron sends you the ingredients to help you cook delicious meals, but some investors are considering its shares unsavory. The meal kit delivery company, which went public on the New York Stock Exchange last week, has had a rough debut on the stock market. After significantly lowering its IPO price range, the company priced its IPO at $10 per share. The stock closed Wednesday below $9. Read More

  • Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

    Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

    Cooking kit delivery company Blue Apron traded up 3.5% on the stock market Monday, erasing some of the losses from its first two days as a public company. Shares closed at $9.67, which was still beneath last week’s $10 IPO price. This is in contrast to a lot of public debuts, where companies are typically in the green for the first day “pop.” It’s the subsequent days… Read More

  • How this year’s tech IPOs have fared so far

    Blue Apron has finally gone public, and we’re at about the halfway point of the year. We’ve seen a lot of IPOs for the first half of 2017, which followed a huge drought last year. All this started when Snap opened up the so-called “IPO window” when it made its debut with a bang, popping the normally-expected 20% or so on its first day of trading. But since then… Read More

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