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MBA 695 (Spring 2023)

Public Services/College of Business Liaison Librarian

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Lisa Baures
Memorial Library, ML 3070

NAICS Code(s)

492110 -- Couriers and Express Delivery Services

Comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing air, surface, or combined mode courier and express delivery services of parcels, but not operating under a universal service obligation. These parcels can include goods and documents, but the express delivery services are not part of the normal mail service. These services are generally between metropolitan areas, urban centers, or international, but the establishments of this industry form a network that includes local pick-up and delivery to serve their customers' needs.

492210 -- Local Messengers and Local Delivery

Comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing local messenger and delivery services of small items within a single metropolitan area or within an urban center. These establishments generally provide point-to-point pick-up and delivery and do not operate as part of an intercity courier network.

722513 -- Limited Service Restaurants

Comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services (except snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars) where patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating. Food and drink may be consumed on premises, taken out, or delivered to the customer's location. Some establishments in this industry may provide these food services in combination with selling alcoholic beverages.

Industry Information/Data

When searching Business Source Premier, try using the following search strategies:

"virtual brand*" and food

"virtual restaurant*"

"delivery only kitchen*"

"local delivery services" or "local messengers and local delivery"

"food delivery"

"food delivery service*"

"food delivery aggregator application*"

When searching ProQuest One Business, try using the following search strategies:

"ghost kitchen*" or "dark kitchen*" or "virtual kitchen*"

"delivery only kitchen*"

kitchens and "business models"

kitchens and "digital marketing"

kitchens and "electronic commerce"

"food delivery"

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