Why Postmates Agreed to Retract Its Tasteless Ad About Age, and Death

Company received complaints about 'ageist' faux pas

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Brands will try just about anything to catch people’s attention these days amid all the noise out there, but sometimes they really miss the mark. Critics are saying Postmates may have gone a little too far this time—even by New Yorkers’ standards.

The company has recently tried to carve out a share of the food-delivery market in NYC, but it’s up against some stiff competition from Seamless, which New Yorkers have grown attached to over the years.



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