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Just Eat Urged to Seek Merger With a Rival

6 days ago

Activist investor Cat Rock is growing more impatient by the day with Just Eat's lack of a CEO appointment. Somewhere Yelp is reading this understanding the UK company's pain.

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Taco Bell and Chipotle Want to Shave Time off Food Deliveries

6 days ago

Thirty-five minutes is entirely too long to deliver fake Mexican food.

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Burger King’s ‘Whopper Detour’ Campaign Led to 1.5 Million App Downloads

6 days ago

Who cares if the chain is tracking your location data? There are one cent Whoppers to be had.

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Chipotle ‘Hasn’t Even Scratched the Surface’ on U.S. Store Growth

1 week ago

Not only does Chipotle see a future in which its domestic store count is much larger, but it's also taking the steps now to make sure that the new restaurants are built for a future where digital order sales account for a significant part of the chain's overall revenue.

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Grubhub Breaks Down Its Chain Partnerships Strategy

1 week ago

It's no surprise that Grubhub is going after more enterprise restaurant relationships this year, and it says that it's the one to beat when it comes to the variety of technology support that it can offer to the nationwide chains.

Tech

Postmates Files for IPO

1 week ago

Postmates pioneered the food-delivery industry almost a decade ago. Competitor Uber Eats is also expected to go public later this year by way of parent ride-hailing company Uber Technologies.

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Pizza Hut’s Lack of Foot Traffic Plagues Store Sales

1 week ago

Pizza Hut is banking on delivery to get store sales back to where they once were, and it soon may have help from Yum! Brands' official delivery partner, Grubhub.

Tech

Grubhub Stock Plunges on Latest Earnings Report

1 week ago

Grubhub says it's not interested in short-term profits, which is great because it's not posting the short-term profits that investors want to see. The company's earnings forecast for the first quarter missed analyst estimates enough to send shares sliding as much as 21 percent on Thursday morning.

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Dunkin’s Espresso Rollout Flattens Sales

1 week ago

As a company, is it ever a bad thing to admit you got way ahead of yourself? We don't think so. Dunkin's store expansion and remodeling efforts were very aggressive last quarter. Almost three months in, expect to see more of that advertising it has been promising us.

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Yum CEO on Taco Bell’s Success: ‘There’s No Silver Bullet’

1 week ago

Taco Bell continues to be the shining example of success in Yum Brands' portfolio. The brand can't go wrong on anything right now, from its well-perceived value menu to in-store tech innovations and integrated delivery partnership with Grubhub.

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Chipotle Says It Has Built a Profitable Delivery Business

2 weeks ago

Chipotle's integrated partnership with DoorDash and the extra investment in building out in-store delivery efficiencies has been paying off well for the chain. Plus, it doesn't hurt that burritos are the perfect delivery food.

Food

New York Restaurants Grapple With Unexpected CBD Ban

2 weeks ago

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's rollout of its CBD ban has been called both vague and sneaky by restaurant operators across New York City. But what's really confusing for business owners is having to hear about new regulations via media reports, instead of documentation from the governing entity.