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Walmart Stores Acquires Parcel for Undisclosed Sum

Walmart Stores Acquires Same Day Delivery Startup Parcel for Undisclosed Sum
Credit: fromparcel.com

Parcel announced it has been acquired by retail giant Walmart. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Parcel is a delivery logistics and technology company based in NYC and built for ecommerce. The company’s operation is powered by a proprietary technology platform and an employee workforce, aiming to ensure exceptional service and matchless visibility into last-mile logistics. Parcel works with online retailers to help them differentiate their customer experience with offerings like same-day delivery, evening and weekend deliveries, live tracking pages, and custom text message updates.

Parcel launched in September, 2014, and has raised $1.98 million seed funding from investors including Great Oaks Venture Capital, Techstars Ventures and Great Oaks Venture Capital.