NEW YORK, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- delivery.com, one of the most popular websites and mobile apps for local ecommerce, has expanded its partnership with Yelp by activating online ordering for laundry and dry cleaning services on the Yelp Platform. Users browsing Yelp can now order from thousands of delivery.com restaurants or laundry providers directly from the business' Yelp listings.
Today's announcement marks another milestone in a journey that began in June of 2013, when delivery.com began powering online ordering for available restaurants on Yelp. Thanks to a direct integration between the two platforms, users can easily find local merchants and complete transactions from the business' Yelp listing, eliminating the need to be redirected to another website and reducing the distance from discovery to commerce.
As the leading destination for information on local businesses, Yelp commands averages of more than 90 million unique monthly visitors on mobile and 77 million on desktop. For delivery.com, deepening the integration with Yelp increases orders for its laundry and dry cleaning merchant members, who will benefit from delivery.com and Yelp's combined marketing efforts.
"This is a really important step forward for local commerce, and laundry and dry cleaners specifically," said Jed Kleckner, CEO of delivery.com. "Today's consumers expect to be able to transact anywhere and everywhere, so the more places we can make that possible, the better it is for the digital economy as a whole."
"We're excited to add this new booking option on Yelp," said Chad Richard, Yelp's SVP of Business & Corporate Development. "delivery.com brings the convenience of laundry pick-up and delivery to Yelp users and is a great example of our commitment to expanding the functionality of Yelp Platform beyond food ordering and delivery to connect people with great local businesses."
delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocery stores, wine and spirits shops, and laundry and dry cleaning providers. Every day, delivery.com customers explore their communities and order from more than 12,000 local businesses while at home, at work, or on the go. With headquarters in New York and a growing presence throughout the U.S., delivery.com makes ecommerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow, and neighborhoods thrive. delivery.com is a trademark of Delivery.com, LLC.
Yelp Inc. connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries. By the end of Q1 2016, Yelpers had written approximately 102 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 21 million unique devices* accessed Yelp via the Yelp app, approximately 69 million unique visitors visited Yelp via mobile web and approximately 77 million unique visitors visited Yelp via desktop on a monthly average basis during the Q1 2016.
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