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Blue Apron

  1. not the future
    What, Exactly, Is Going on With Blue Apron?It was supposed to be the future of cooking. But now, it’s on the brink of collapse.
  2. special delivery
    Can Meal Kits Ever Catch On?Recent moves by major players reveal an industry that simply can’t justify its own existence.
  3. Blue Apron Will Roll Out Chrissy Teigen Meal KitsThe celebrity partnership will adapt dishes from Teigen’s best-selling cookbook.
  4. meal kit woes
    Blue Apron’s Shares Now Worth About As Much As Bodega CoffeeShares of the troubled meal-kit company are running about $1.80 each.
  5. meal kits
    Blue Apron Plans to Sell Its Meal Kits in Grocery StoresIt’s in “active conversations” with supermarkets.
  6. meal kit woes
    Blue Apron Lost Over 25 Percent of Its Subscribers Last YearA new report indicates that the number of people using Blue Apron has dropped from over 1 million to roughly 750,000.
  7. food politics
    White House Incorrectly Compares Its Proposed Food-Stamp Program to Blue ApronThe big difference: Blue Apron’s boxes contain fresh ingredients.
  8. ipos
    Meal-Kit Start-up HelloFresh Thinks an IPO Will Make It Worth $1.8 BillionHas the Blue Apron rival just come out of a coma?
  9. setbacks
    Blue Apron Laid Off Hundreds of Workers YesterdayThe CEO called it a “painful” companywide “realignment” in a letter to employees.
  10. meal kit woes
    Blue Apron Has Started Laying Off EmployeesThe struggling company fired its recruiting team and announced a hiring freeze.
  11. lawsuits
    Blue Apron Hit With Multiple Lawsuits Alleging It Misled InvestorsIts historically bad IPO has brought out the lawyers.
  12. meal kits
    Blue Apron Had the Most Disappointing IPO of the CenturyShare prices rank dead last for big IPOs after six weeks since the year 2000.
  13. A New Study Says Meal-Kit Services Could Actually Make You HappierPeople feel good when other people do things for them, like shopping for dinner.
  14. empire building
    Amazon Already Registered a Trademark for a Meal-Kit ServiceIt wants to use the chipper motto, “We do the prep. You be the chef.”
  15. meal kit woes
    Blue Apron Stock Is Now Cheaper Than a Blue Apron MealOne research firm even says the target price should be just $2 a share.
  16. meal kit woes
    Does Anyone Actually Like Blue Apron?The meal-kit-delivery service’s stock-market debut was unimpressive.
  17. Blue Apron Slashed Its IPO Price by a ThirdLaunching in the Amazon–Whole Foods aftermath is less than ideal.
  18. ipos
    Blue Apron Says It Could Be Worth $3 Billion After Its IPOThe Whole Foods effect is very real.
  19. meats
    The Founder of Niman Ranch Is Partnering With Blue ApronThe meal-delivery start-up also bought Bill Niman’s BN Ranch.
  20. meal kits
    Blue Apron Shipped Food for 3 Years Without Proper Government ApprovalIt registered last month, three days after a damning report came out.
  21. food start-ups
    Nearly All Meal-Kit-Delivery Customers Bail After 6 MonthsData shows that half of Blue Apron’s leave after the first week.
  22. workers’ rights
    Second Blue Apron Warehouse Supposedly Plagued by Ongoing ViolenceA New York Post report claims Jersey’s distribution center is “a real fight club.”
  23. Did Blue Apron’s Fast Growth Create Sweatshoplike Conditions in Its Warehouse?A report says violence, safety violations, and low pay plague the meal-kit service’s Bay Area fulfillment center.
  24. food waste
    A New Start-Up Says It’s Solved Meal-Delivery Services’ Biggest ProblemIt’s replaced kits’ tremendously wasteful packaging with a single reusable cube.
  25. Interviews
    One of Brooklyn’s Favorite Chefs Is Headed to a Meal-Delivery Start-upJohnathan Adler will leave Franny’s at the end of March to take over as the culinary manager of Blue Apron.
  26. The Environment
    Meal-Kit Deliveries Are Actually Terrible for the EnvironmentThey’re literally full of so much garbage.
  27. The Grub Street Diet
    Josh Lucas Starts Each Day With Café Grumpy’s Biscuits, Feasts at Hometown“I topped of a day of burgers with a Black Angus burger.”
  28. Lists
    Dominique Ansel, Jason Wang Named Crain’s ‘40 UnderThis year’s bumper crop of achievers includes the Cronut man himself.
  29. Leftovers
    Crab Boil at Ditch Plains; Rosemary’s Pop-up at Brooklyn GrangePlus: Blue Apron expands West, Tommy Bahama wants you to chillax, and more, in today’s Leftovers.