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Food-delivery startups are facing a harsh reality

Customers of Postmates and other delivery startups have complained of opaque and misleading pricing practices, writes Alison Griswold. Postmates and its competitors are operating as middlemen in industries with slim margins, making it tough to achieve profitability without the cushion of venture capital, she writes.

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