Tag: delivery

Food

Delivery Kits’ Threat to Restaurants Is Overstated

2 days ago

As restaurants analyze threats to their business they need to work extra hard to see through the hype.

Tech

Uber Eats Celebrates Its Second Anniversary With a Rebrand

1 week ago

Uber Eats is two years old and growing fast with its eye on worldwide expansion. The new Uber Eats app, just released, is designed with a global audience in mind.

Tech

San Francisco’s Robot Delivery Army Is Going to Start Needing Permits

2 weeks ago

We are clearly on #teamhuman, but more importantly we're all for local lawmakers not sitting idly by for many years before taking a move to understand how tech is affecting their neighborhoods.

Tech

UberEats Bets on Personalization for a Delivery Edge

1 month ago

The best food delivery app is the one that gets you the food you want exactly when you want it — especially when you want it now. With over 80,000 restaurants on its platform, UberEats has done well to inject personalized suggestions into its ordering and delivery experience.

Tech

New Postmates App Puts Restaurants and Groceries on Level Ground

1 month ago

The new Postmates app feels like a local marketplace for food. The key to its success will be honing in on what makes it different from all the others.

Tech

Delivery Services Work to Help Virtual Restaurants

1 month ago

Virtual restaurants will take off thanks to data and logistics help from delivery services. But this popularity will usher in a new battleground: exclusivity on any given channel in exchange for help.

Tech

Grubhub’s Earnings Provide Insight Into the Future of Its Eat24 Business

2 months ago

Grubhub is taking a measured approach to integrating Eat24 into its system. Given the scale and scope of both companies, slow and steady is probably the best approach.

Tech

Facebook Wants You to Use Its App to Order Delivery

2 months ago

We still think that the tech giants are fighting over too small a piece of the pie here.

Tech

Delivery Hero Sells Controlling Stake to Media Giant Naspers

3 months ago

Will there ever be enough money in playing middleman between restaurants and consumers to make these giant investments really make long-term sense?

Marketing

China’s Largest Restaurant Review and Delivery Service Close to $3 Billion Funding Round

3 months ago

It’s one thing to be valued at $3 billion, but a $3 billion round is giant by any stretch, and could cause other well-funded startups playing in this space to have to better prove their worth.

Chains

Domino’s and Ford Are Testing How Diners Respond to Robot Pizza Delivery

4 months ago

While the thrill of a driverless car delivering a pizza is interesting, there's no way the economics will ever beat using a minimum-wage worker driving his or her own late-model compact.

Strategy

Eat24 Sale Could Signify Yelp’s Focus on the In-Restaurant Experience

4 months ago

With several other restaurant-facing product offerings, Eat24 was the one that didn't fit into the Yelp puzzle. By ceding delivery to former rival, Grubhub, Yelp is free to focus on the other parts of its business that certainly benefit from its robust consumer network.