THE STORE TO YOUR DOOR : WILLIAM PARKER FOCUSES ON ACCESS TO STAND OUT IN THE COMPETITIVE MOBILE DELIVERY MARKET
William Parker recalls seeing gutted school buses in the Hill District in the early 2000s. Those "store buses," he said, were the best place to buy snacks and household items in communities with a dearth of grocery stores. Sometimes, they were the only place.
"Ever since then, I knew I wanted to take that and commercialize it," said Mr. Parker, an entrepreneur from the North Side.
His startup company, VendSpin, has been offering mobile delivery service in Pittsburgh since early 2017,...