Tag: delivery

Chains

Blaze Pizza Gets Ready For an IPO by Taking on Domino’s and Pizza Hut

3 days ago

Blaze Pizza's IPO is not expected for another two years, which is a good thing if the company feels compelled to take on international chains at the their own game –– value meals.

Chains

Denny’s Growth Is Tied to Modernizing its Stores

5 days ago

There is a lot of truth to the notion that franchisees can run stores better than companies. Denny's, similar to its market competitors, is now banking on this strategy for future growth.

Chains

Grubhub Will Now Power Pizza Hut Delivery

5 days ago

This move makes sense for Pizza Hut, solely because Grubhub already operates the off-premise businesses of sister chains Taco Bell and KFC. So what if its industry pizza rivals with proprietary delivery make fun of it?

Tech

DoorDash Is Negotiating a $500 Million Funding Round

5 days ago

When Postmates confidentially filed for an IPO last week, we knew it was only a matter of time before rival DoorDash would try to shout louder with bigger news. In this case, nothing's confirmed, but DoorDash is looking at closing a round of funding that could push the company passed a $6 billion valuation.

Tech

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.

Chains

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.

Chains

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.

Tech

Instacart Promises to Change Its Misleading ‘Tip’ Policy

2 weeks ago

There's a real question whether any of the food delivery companies are economically viable once the influx of venture capital cash gets cut off. When they resort to stealing tips from low-paid workers, their future seems even more in doubt.

Chains

McDonald’s Operators Are Worried by the Chain’s Huge Delivery Success

2 weeks ago

McDonald's is going full speed ahead with its Uber Eats integration, but at what cost? Some operators are saying that the system's delivery economics are unsustainable, and, eventually, that's going to have to change.

Operations

Dig Inn Launches In-House Delivery System

2 weeks ago

For the restaurateurs who can afford the upfront development costs, investing in a proprietary delivery system offers way better profit margins — and, often, a better customer experience — than third-party delivery services.

Chains

Pizza Delivery Is the Real Competition Over Super Bowl Weekend

2 weeks ago

It's the biggest pizza day of the year, but no pizza chain wants to spend top dollar for TV advertisements during the Super Bowl. Instead, companies have other plans to bring customers to their stores.