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Uber Eats’ Chain Partnership Strategy Is a Risky Business

6 months ago

Uber Eats and Grubhub have both publicly cited losses on discounted fees charged to chain partners in financial documents. One can only imagine the case is the same for DoorDash, who's IPO is likely not far behind.

Tech

Uber’s Ultimate Success Could Depend on Uber Eats

6 months ago

Uber Eats has proven that it has the runway to generate a significant portion of Uber's overall revenue, but food delivery is a volatile business. The service may be winning big contracts with McDonald's and Starbucks, but that isn't necessarily translating into more profits.

Tech

7 Things Uber’s IPO Filing Reveals About Uber Eats

6 months ago

Thanks to its parent company's IPO filing, we're finally learning more — officially — about the food delivery giant and how it expects to grow.

Food

Taipei Grows as a Fine-Dining Destination with New Michelin Stars

6 months ago

The newest Michelin guide should go a long way in attracting more tourists to the city, promoting it as a spot for luxury travelers. There are now 24 restaurants with stars in Taipei, but the number will likely continue to rise.

Chains

McDonald’s Decision to Go Cage-Free Drives Down Egg Prices

6 months ago

The fact that one company can cause such a seismic shift in how eggs are produced shows exactly the kind of power McDonald's has as the world's largest restaurant chain.

People

The UAE’s Dining Scene Is Generating Plenty of Hype

6 months ago

Standards of dining out in The Middle East have been transformed over the past decade, thanks in large part to loads of new restaurant openings in the region by international chefs.

Chains

Taco Bell’s Wacky Hiring Strategies Are Actually Working

6 months ago

One thing's for sure: Taco Bell can't be accused of not knowing its own audience.

Independents

Big Pizza’s Delivery Moves Turn Up the Heat on Small Pizzerias

7 months ago

Pizza chains inking deals with third-party delivery companies will force independent pizzerias to make a choice: pay more to services to keep order counts coming or unplug and go at it alone.

Chains

Tim Hortons Launches Loyalty Program in the U.S.

7 months ago

At this point, if you're a national restaurant chain without a strong digital loyalty program in the works, you're behind the game.

Tech

Uber Eats Hopes New Tech Tweaks Ease the Waiting Game

7 months ago

Even the smallest customer-facing changes can move the needle in the competitive business of food delivery.

Chains

Fast Casual Dig Inn Is Launching a Full Service Concept

7 months ago

Dig Inn's founder and CEO is betting that well-prepared vegetables work just as well in a sit-down environment as they do for the office lunch crowds.

Chains

Burger King’s Ad Misfire Could Hurt Asia Expansion Plans

7 months ago

Burger King has issued an apology for its chopstick ad blunder, but the damage may already have been done.