For lazy people
▪ Postmates employs couriers who will pick up and deliver any order you place with a retailer or restaurant in the firm’s service area. Postmates operates in scores of cities, and in some places is even using wheeled robots to make deliveries.
▪ Luxe offers valet parking on demand in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, and Austin. A valet meets you at any location, parks your car nearby, then returns it to you when you’re leaving.
▪ Rinse provides pickup laundry and drycleaning services in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. For regular laundry, the pickup, washing, and drying costs $1.75 a pound. The clothes are returned to you at your convenience.
▪ Thirstie delivers beer, wine, and liquor and operates in 10 cities. For all other locations, the app offers a mail-order service that typically delivers within three days.