Joanna Piacenza

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Joanna is a features editor for Morning Consult.


Morning Consult Brands: Amazon to Close U.S. Food Delivery Service This Month

By Joanna Piacenza Top Stories Amazon.com Inc. is closing its Amazon Restaurants food delivery service in the United States on June 24 amid growing competition from companies such as Uber Technologies Inc.’s Uber Eats and Grubhub Inc. Amazon will also shutter Daily Dish, its workplace lunch delivery service, on June 14. (GeekWire) A group of Hudson’s […]

Morning Consult Brands: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Joanna Piacenza Week in Review Regulating Big Tech House Judiciary lawmakers opened a bipartisan antitrust investigation into whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and other tech giants have gained too much power and engaged in anti-competitive activities. The announcement comes shortly after reports that the Justice Department is laying the groundwork to investigate Google and […]

Morning Consult Brands: Amazon to Begin Deliveries by Drone

By Joanna Piacenza Top Stories Amazon.com Inc. will start using self-piloted drones to deliver packages to customers in the coming months, although the company did not provide a specific timeline or locations where the drones will make deliveries. Jeff Wilke, head of Amazon’s retail, said the drones can fly up to 15 miles, deliver in 30 […]

Morning Consult Brands: Instagram to Expand Reach of Influencer Posts

By Joanna Piacenza Top Stories Facebook Inc.’s Instagram will soon allow advertisers to promote posts from social media influencers they work with, pushing branded posts into the feeds of users who may not follow the influencers or the brands. Branded content ads, which will come with a “paid partnership with” tag, will be available to advertisers […]