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Goldbelly Buys Its Long-Distance Restaurant Delivery Competitor FoodyDirect

3 days ago

Goldbelly is now the dominant player in its space, but it's still to be seen how big that space is and what the appetite is for long-distance ordering.

Operations

Payment Apps Help Starbucks and Others Avoid Credit Card Swipe Fees

4 days ago

More loyalty, more customer spending data, and lower fees — what's not for a restaurant to love about apps that facilitate payments?

Sponsored

Free Report: Restaurateurs Look to Stop Online Fraud Before It Starts

3 months ago

With fraudsters targeting the food and beverage industry in new and creative ways, companies must take every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Many are turning to Forter for identity-based fraud prevention that protects e-commerce merchants during every stage of the customer lifecycle.

Independents

How Reduced Hours Refined a Restaurant’s Reach

4 days ago

Work-life-balance doesn't have to be a foreign phrase in restaurants, but making the work part profitable enough to allow for life and balance is a challenge unless you find the right formula.

Tech

Yum Brands’ Franchisees Don’t Pay Delivery Fees, Thanks to Grubhub Partnership

4 days ago

Yum Brands' size and scale allows it to negotiate much better deals on delivery partnerships, as executives outlined during the company's annual investor day. No wonder Taco Bell and KFC franchise owners are so excited to participate in the Grubhub integration.

Tech

Amazon Restaurants Still Lags Far Behind U.S. Delivery Rivals

4 days ago

The tech giant's restaurant business arm hasn't grown very much, perhaps by design, but an acquisition or two can change that.

Chains

Pizza Hut Says Its Tech Innovations Haven’t Worked Yet

4 days ago

On one hand, the company has made great strides in upping its digital prowess. But on the other, many of its outdated U.S. outposts do not scream modern technology.

Marketing

McDonald’s Spent Over $52 Million on TV Advertising in November 2018

5 days ago

Football means food advertising this time of year and the networks that have it get the advertising dollars.

Chains

Fazoli’s Loyalty Play Is Built on Data and Breadsticks

5 days ago

It's not just about discounts for diners. A well-executed loyalty program can open up a window into customer behavior and feedback that hasn't previously existed for most restaurants.