Tag: delivery

Chains

Starbucks Runs Into Early Troubles With Uber Eats Partnership

3 weeks ago

There are a couple of ways Starbucks Delivers could go wrong. First is Starbucks' efforts are tied to two completely different companies. The possibility also remains that by growing its store footprint too quickly in the U.S. and China, the chain could be shooting itself in the foot.

Chains

Starbucks Expands Uber Eats Delivery to Major U.S. Cities and London

4 weeks ago

Starbucks and Uber Eats are moving fast in the delivery space compared to rivals including Dunkin.

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Forget Main Street, It’s the Year of the Suburb

1 month ago

As they race to dominate in the market, third party delivery companies are targeting large, suburban markets to fuel expansion. National chain partnerships boosted these efforts in 2018 and will continue to drive growth in 2019.

Chains

Domino’s CFO: Our New Expansion Strategy Hurt Comparable Sales in 2018

1 month ago

It's clear the pizza chain has placed greater emphasis on net sales and order count than on comparable store sales.

Chains

Beer Is Officially a Big Part of Pizza Hut’s Delivery Strategy

1 month ago

The chain is the only pizza provider in the U.S. offering beer delivery. But how far can alcohol really take it?

Tech

DoorDash to Test Food Delivery by Autonomous Car

1 month ago

The restaurant industry, much like the auto industry, is still a few years away from fully capitalizing on self-driving car technology. So don't expect food to show up at your doorstep without human aid anytime soon.

Chains

This Year Was Bad for U.S. Chain Restaurants and Next Year Could Be Worse

2 months ago

There are certainly challenges ahead, but they will be felt most strongly by the weak chains, not those that have been focused on what consumers want right now rather than their own internal problems.

Tech

Takeaway Buys Delivery Hero’s German Division for $1 Billion

2 months ago

We know consumers like easy delivery, but it's too easy not to be loyal to one company and the cost of customer acquisition is too high to for companies to battle it out in the marketplace. So the carving up of markets will accelerate in 2019.

Tech

India Food Delivery Startup Swiggy Raises $1 Billion

2 months ago

This amount of money screams of a company ready to expand outside of India soon. And with Naspers' love of food delivery startups, the money will just keep rolling in.

Chains

Taco Bell’s Strategy to Win in Urban Markets Involves Delivery, Kiosks and Alcohol

2 months ago

Taco Bell may be one of the largest quick-service restaurant chains in America, but it sees a ton of growth opportunities still to be had in highly populated urban areas. The Cantina concept is its key to success in those uniquely difficult markets.

Chains

Olive Garden’s Parent Company Is No Closer to Finding a Delivery Partner

2 months ago

A delivery partnership for Olive Garden could come soon, since its current in-house delivery platform is disappointing customers.

Tech

Activist Shareholder Wants Just Eat to Move Faster

2 months ago

While Just Eat does have significant challenges, it's not going to address them better just because a tiny, whiny investor points out the obvious.