Tag: delivery

Chains

Yum’s Choice of Grubhub as Its Official Delivery Partner Comes With a $200 Million Investment

3 years ago

The push toward exclusive delivery deals continues. The Yum! Brands deal is a catalyst for aggressive market growth as online ordering and delivery brands compete for restaurant business and market share.

Chains

Has McDonald’s Solved the French Fry Delivery Problem?

3 years ago

[Spoiler alert] It hasn't. Even the most casual french fry connoisseur knows that soggy fries aren't a heat problem, they're a bag problem. Fast delivery will help, but hot fries will steam themselves in a bag, every time.

Tech

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Logistics Complicate Ambitious Delivery Algorithms

3 years ago

Delivery companies have done well to incorporate as much efficiency-supporting technology as possible, but the real barrier to total optimization will continue to be the complicated logistics of real life. 

Tech

David Chang’s Delivery Experiment Ends With Uber Eats Deal

3 years ago

Was it a restaurant or a technology company? As Ando ceases its operations and its tech becomes part of Uber Eats, we have our answer.

Independents

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Restaurants Use Experiences to Fight Delivery Boom

3 years ago

The in-restaurant experience is changing, and it’s a direct result of new technologies aimed at making our lives simpler. Sometimes the tech creates a threat, as has happened with delivery. And sometimes it creates opportunity, as we see in the ways smart restaurants are addressing said threat.

Operations

The Future of Delivery May Be Driverless But It Is Certainly a Long Way Off

3 years ago

This is timed well for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, but time will certainly tell if Pizza Hut's roving kitchens ever hit the road.

Chains

White Castle Partners With Grubhub as Delivery Moves Toward Exclusivity

3 years ago

The next big competition in online delivery might be for exclusivity with large, national chains.

Strategy

Postmates and Ford Partner on Driverless Delivery Pilot

3 years ago

Considering Postmates' limited markets and confusing pricing, Ford will continue to learn more about delivery and automation from the forward-thinking bunch at Domino's.

Chains

Delivery Isn’t Part of Olive Garden’s Strategy (Yet)

3 years ago

Olive Garden has posted growth for years even as other chains have floundered. If it's not broken...

Food

Delivery Kits’ Threat to Restaurants Is Overstated

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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.