• Blue Apron Feb 19, 2020

    Meal-Kit Company Blue Apron Considers Selling Itself

    Blue Apron, the online seller of meal kits, said it may put itself up for sale. The struggling company, which pioneered the meal-kit craze in the U.S., has faced tough competition from online rivals that also ship boxes of raw meat, fish and vegetables to doorstops. Grocers, including Kroger and Walmart, have also been selling their own ready-to-cook kits...

  • food May 21, 2019

    Blue Apron Latest to Suffer in Tough Meal Kit Market

    Meal kit companies face an ultimatum: Adapt or die. The business is still in its infancy, with the biggest players — Blue Apron and HelloFresh — less than a decade old. But they’re facing serious challenges from restaurant and grocery delivery services, smaller niche players and even home chefs. The struggle intensified Monday, when Blue Apron announced that it could...

  • United States Jul 23, 2018

    Chick-Fil-A Tests Meal Kits as First US Fast Food Chain to Take on Blue Apron

    As the competition among meal kit companies such as Blue Apron and Hello Fresh heats up online and expands sales into supermarkets, Chick-fil-A is offering customers yet another alternative. Known for its antibiotic-free chicken, the company is the first major U.S. fast food chain to launch its own line of fresh prepared meals for diners on the go who want...

  • NBC Apr 5, 2018

    Ready By Mail: Breaking Boring Breakfasts

    We’ve all heard of Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, but what can the early birds do for breakfast?

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Apr 5, 2018

    Ready By Mail: Breaking Boring Breakfasts

    All week, NBC 5 Today has looked at mail order and subscription services that help you maximize your time when starting your day.
    We’ve all heard of Blue Apron and Hello fresh, but what can the early birds do for breakfast?

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Trump Admin Wants to Replace Food Stamps With Meal-Kit

    The Trump administration is proposing replacing a portion of the federal food stamp program with actual boxes of food delivered to recipients’ front doors, putting the U.S. government directly in charge of what goes on the dinner plates of about 17 million low-income households. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney likened the model to that of the dominant meal-kit delivery...

  • United States Jul 26, 2017

    Now Hiring at Amazon: Thousands of People in 1 Day

    Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S. Those offered jobs on the spot will pack or sort boxes and help ship them to customers. Nearly 40,000 of the 50,000 jobs will be full time. Most of these jobs...

  • New York Jun 29, 2017

    Blue Apron Delivers Flat First Day on Stock Market

    Wall Street was not hungry for Blue Apron. The meal kit company’s shares ended unchanged Thursday in their first full day on the stock market....
    The stock rose as much as 10 percent after its debut, but it ended Thursday at $10. That’s the same at its initial public offering price....
    On Wednesday, Blue Apron lowered what it expected its shares to...

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