Tag: delivery

Tech

Google Maps Could Be the Do-It-All Restaurant App of the Future

4 months ago

Google Maps has become a daily must-use for plenty of people. As its parent company looks further into the restaurant business, Maps could become an indispensable superapp for the future of restaurants.

Tech

Uber’s Ultimate Success Could Depend on Uber Eats

4 months ago

Uber Eats has proven that it has the runway to generate a significant portion of Uber's overall revenue, but food delivery is a volatile business. The service may be winning big contracts with McDonald's and Starbucks, but that isn't necessarily translating into more profits.

Independents

Big Pizza’s Delivery Moves Turn Up the Heat on Small Pizzerias

4 months 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.

Tech

Uber Eats Hopes New Tech Tweaks Ease the Waiting Game

4 months ago

Even the smallest customer-facing changes can move the needle in the competitive business of food delivery.

Operations

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

5 months 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.

Tech

Uber Eats Lands at Toronto’s Pearson Airport

5 months 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.

Chains

Delivery Strategy Doesn’t Matter When Guests Come for the Fun, Not the Food

5 months ago

As more and more chains beef up their delivery sales, Dave & Buster's and similar "eatertainment" concepts are instead relying on their ability to get customers off the couch and into their stores.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens, Labor Management Systems: March Restaurant Industry Funding

5 months ago

It's a great time to own a ghost kitchen startup.

Chains

Subway Shutters More Stores as Diners Pass on Footlongs

5 months ago

Subway was once considered a healthier option than traditional fast food. But then diners began to realize its sandwiches are packed with calories and carbs.

Tech

DoorDash’s Latest Promotion Outlines How Hard It Is to Thrive on a Third-Party Delivery Platform

5 months ago

Third-party delivery platforms are a risky business for small restaurants, where commission fees are steep and the competition is overwhelming. While DoorDash's new initiative is a nice step for the 10 participating restaurants, many other independent restaurateurs feel gouged by its pricing structure.

Tech

Uber Eats Changes Its Delivery Fee Structure

5 months ago

We're not surprised to see Uber Eats aligning with its competitors on the new fee structure, especially to drive more revenue on smaller orders.

Tech

New Postmates Algorithm Saves You Money on Delivery

5 months ago

The new development differentiates Postmates among its stiff competition — not a bad look for a company that just filed for an IPO.