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Tech

Uber Eats’ Chain Partnership Strategy Is a Risky Business

2 years 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

7 Things Uber’s IPO Filing Reveals About Uber Eats

2 years 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.

Chains

Taco Bell’s Wacky Hiring Strategies Are Actually Working

2 years 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

2 years 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.

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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.

Operations

As Technology Expands, So Does the Definition of ‘Restaurant’

2 years ago

Digital technology has caused such an evolution in the restaurant industry that even official channels like the National Restaurant Association are modifying how they look at the industry.

Marketing

Ahead of IPO, Postmates Ups Marketing Efforts in Key Urban Markets

2 years ago

Postmates has always done well in densely-populated, urban markets — just look at its logo. This new campaign, focused on delivery as a way of life in cities, is a smart way to capture diners' attention immediately.

Operations

A Costly Investment in Staff Training Technology Pays Off

2 years ago

For the Dead Rabbit's owners, this investment was worth every penny.

Tech

Uber Eats Lands at Toronto’s Pearson Airport

2 years ago

Competition for footprint, restaurant partners, and drivers is fueling delivery service growth across the country and beyond, but these types of partnerships make us realize mobile food ordering and delivery pretty indispensable.

Operations

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants and Bars Jumps in March

2 years ago

After a sudden, surprising slowdown in February, it's good to see the numbers rebound this month.