Tag: delivery

Tech

Uber Eats Is Worth as Much as $20 Billion in Proposed Valuation

18 hours ago

Uber sees value in multiple business lines that take advantage of its technology, insights, and brand. But Uber Eats is a big business on its own by any measurement.

Tech

China’s Restaurant Delivery Boom Is Not Sustainable

19 hours ago

As in the U.S., Chinese delivery services depend on two things that aren't sustainable: outside money and a labor pool that's too tenuous to be stable.

Chains

Subway Jumps Into Delivery at 9,000 U.S. Locations

5 days ago

Will delivery "save" Subway? No. But since delivery is becoming a mission critical part of a restaurant's operational strategy, the chain is smart to roll it out in a big way.

Tech

Just Eat’s Stock Is Showing the Impact of Strong Delivery Challengers

7 days ago

Just Eat was an early mover, but it doesn't appear that it's kept moving at the pace necessary to fight back rivals or expand out of its small UK market.

Chains

Will Getting Rid of Restaurants Eliminate Delivery Friction?

7 days ago

This isn't about ghost restaurants: The real opportunity here is for existing brands to leverage their existing products and loyal diners to better deliver experiences that wouldn't otherwise happen.

Tech

Uber Considers a Deliveroo Buy to Expand Its European Reach

4 weeks ago

It's never too early for speculation, and this move would dramatically expand Uber Eats' footprint in the competitive European restaurant delivery market.

Tech

Postmates Delivery Service Just Raised Another $300 Million

4 weeks ago

Nobody outside of major markets filled with too many thirty- and twentysomethings who still wish they lived with their parents have the disposable income to waste on Postmates. It is not a real threat to real restaurant and food delivery services.

Tech

Indonesia’s Most Valuable Startup Raises Billions to Grow Food Delivery, Other Businesses

1 month ago

The big lesson from Go-Jek and Meituan in Asia is one that should make Uber in the U.S. feel better. Their full suite of smartphone-enabled services have demonstrated that restaurant reservations, reviews, and delivery may work better in unison with other services rather than just on their own.

Chains

Starbucks Tests Uber Eats Delivery in Miami

1 month ago

An earlier U.S. test with Postmates didn't stick, but Uber Eats is likely a better partner for Starbucks considering its wider brand awareness and more extensive experience working with nationwide restaurant chains.

Tech

DoorDash Raises $250 Million Nearly Tripling Its Valuation

2 months ago

DoorDash is on fire. There's lots of room to grow in the delivery market — remember, nearly half of delivery orders are still placed over the phone — but its new technology, strong chain partnerships, and influx of cash are teeing it up as a force to be reckoned with in the space.

Tech

Food Delivery Service Waitr Is Rapidly Expanding Under New Ownership

2 months ago

Scaling up is great for the service, but it's not immune to growing pains along the way.

Tech

DoorDash Adds Free In-Store Pickup and a Subscription Plan

2 months ago

The delivery story is far more complex than a few strong players battling to bring you dinner. It's about customer loyalty and retention and, for the companies involved, becoming an indispensable part of daily life.