- Apr 12, 2001
The deal with Apple would have been a part of Uber's same-day delivery service, which it launched last year. The transportation company had plans to sign up dozens of retailers for the service but only ended up with 6 partnerships. It's unclear why talks between Apple and Uber fell apart, but a Gilt spokesperson told the WSJ that Uber was unable to insure high-priced items and that it "fell short of expectations".
Delivery with Postmates through the Apple Store app is currently only available within the Bay Area for a $19 delivery charge.
Article Link: Apple Discussed Delivery Deal With Uber Before Postmates Agreement