Category: Americas

Uber Acquires Cornershop, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has acquired a majority stake in the grocery delivery start-up Cornershop for an undisclosed sum, the company announced on Friday, as it seeks to build its food delivery business. The company has looked to expand beyond ride-hailing, particularly since its troubled debut on the public markets in May. Although the growth

Two Takes on Justin Trudeau’s Time as Prime Minister

A week ago, I offered the hopeful suggestion that this late-summer Canada Letter would not be about politics. Well, that’s not how it turned out. ImagePrime Minister Justin Trudeau leaving Ottawa on Friday for France to attend the Group of 7 Summit.CreditSean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press October’s federal election has brought with it