Guelph Today: New co-op delivery app coming to Guelph to take on Skip the Dishes and Uber Eats - Direct Local Eats
Posted on Jun 23, 2021
Direct Local Eats is expected to launch in Guelph next month, offering a lower service fee to restaurants and allowing drivers to keep 90 per cent of the delivery charge
United Nations Announces its Support of Direct Global and its Sustainable Development Initiatives
Posted on May 7, 2021
United Nations commends Direct Global for meeting three of its sustainable development goals
Direct Global, Downtown Guelph BIA and York-Eglinton BIA to Co-Found the Direct Co-operative
Posted on May 7, 2021
This is the first phase in creating the world's largest platform co-operative buying group, representing associations, unions and co-ops, helping small businesses compete
Can the co-op model help local businesses compete with Uber and Amazon?
Posted on Jan 21, 2021
Toronto's Direct Co-ops has ambitious plans to launch a co-op marketplace app, a driver-owned ride-hailing service and more
Global commerce platform for co-ops prepares for pilot project
Posted on Oct 16, 2020
US apex body NCBA CLUSA has partnered with Direct Global on the venture to help co-ops achieve scale and leverage
NCBA CLUSA & Direct Global/Direct Co-ops Sign MOU for an Ecommerce Platform
Posted on Jul 27, 2020
A new partnership between Direct Global/Direct Co-ops and the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) will enable co-ops and other small businesses worldwide to jointly purchase products, communicate, sell (retail and wholesale) and vote on co-op products and issues using an inter-cooperative platform that includes full ecommerce functionalities.
Torsten Kunert, aka the “Rideshare Professor”, Joins Local Driver Co-op as CEO of the Federation, Where Drivers Receive 90% of the Revenue and Equity
Posted on Feb 24, 2020
Local Driver Co-op is excited to announce the appointment of Torsten Kunert as CEO of the global federation that will seed and deploy locally-owned driver cooperatives in each city. Local Driver Co-op (www.LocalDriver.Coop) is a cooperative that has been established to address the massive disruptions...
Small businesses need to empower one another in ecommerce: Direct Global / Direct Co-ops CEO (BNN-Bloomberg)
Posted on Dec 26, 2019
Direct Global has plans to launch an app to help mom-and-pop shops compete against Amazon and other online retailers. The company’s CEO, Ahmed Attia, joined BNN Bloomberg to share his thoughts on Direct Global’s future within ecommerce....
Direct Global / Direct Co-ops Signs Partnership Agreement with the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Posted on Dec 17, 2019
The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) is the apex trade organization of Bangladesh playing a pivotal role in consultative and advisory capacity, safeguarding the interests of the private sector in the country. FBCCI serves as the hub of all the chambers of commerce in Bangladesh and is the umbrella trade organization...
Gary Cortell of Cortell TV Joins Direct Global / Direct Co-ops as Director of Marketing for the USA
Posted on Dec 13, 2019
We are delighted to welcome Mr. Cortell on board, having someone with his experience in the US market will be integral to our US operations. Gary Cortell has over twenty-five years experience in the film, video and television industry with a proficiency in TV production, distribution, digital marketing, and media services. He currently is and...