Posted inChile

A dream comes true: Cornershop and Uber partner up with major retailer Cencosud

Contxto – Despite the uncertainty surrounding Cornershop’s corporate governance, nothing seems to be stopping the company from achieving what it sets itself to. According to América Economía, the company—which seems to be operating under Uber’s control now—established a new strategic partnership with Chilean retail consortium, Cencosud. What this means is that the supermarket companies operating […]

Posted inMexico

Cornershop’s struggle with Uber acquisition: Chile approves the union, only Mexico’s verdict to go

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – US mobility giant, Uber, is trying to purchase a majority stake in Chilean-Mexican last-mile delivery scaleup, Cornershop. This much is clear.  With the twists, turns, and, especially, rumors surrounding this saga, it’s best to stick to the officially confirmed facts. This means that as information slowly emerges, we will update […]

Posted inColombia

Delivery apps of Colombia unite! Competing last-mile and mobility apps unionize

Contxto – Death and trastes (dirty dishes) seem to be the only certainties in life during the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone is looking to keep afloat as best they can, but where there is a struggle to survive there are clashes between competing interests. Related article: Cornershop and to clash with Rappi for Colombia What […]

Posted inMexico

Ride-hailing Pronto pushes for passenger and driver safety

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – A common concern for ride-hailing platform users is passenger safety. And Mexican Pronto wants to take its approach in the matter one step further.  The ride-hailing startup recently shared with Contxto that it’s rolling out additional features to protect both the driver and passenger.  Known for its win-win approach to […]