Starbucks is teaming up with Uber to start delivering coffee in 6 of the biggest US cities
- Starbucks and Uber are joining forces to deliver coffee, snacks, and other items in six major US cities.
- 95% of the Starbucks menu will soon be available on the Uber Eats app, and purchases come with a $2.49 flat booking fee.
- It launches in San Francisco on Tuesday, and then rolls out in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC in a few weeks.
- The new system means Uber Eats couriers can deliver coffee from 3,500, or a quarter of all Starbucks stores in the US.
- Starbucks said they specially developed new packaging to maintain coffee temperature during the 30-minute delivery time.
Under the new service, people will be able to order 95% of the Starbucks menu on the Uber Eats app.Starbucks has also come up with new "packaging solutions" to keep coffee hot within the promised 30-minute delivery time, the company said.Orders will come with $2.49 base booking fee, on top of the cost of coffee, food, and courier travel, it said.
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Starbucks said the service would be available in a total of seven US cities - the six announced on Tuesday and an unnamed seventh - by Spring 2019, and will debut in London at an unspecified dat in the future.
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