Tag: delivery

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Olive Garden Sales Buoyed by Off-Premise Business and Higher Average Tickets

5 months ago

It's hard for us to understand why analysts keep saying casual dining is dead. Applebee's, Chili's, Outback Steakhouse, and now Olive Garden have all reported strong quarterly sales.

Tech

Uber Rival Jumps Into European Food Delivery Business

5 months ago

As Uber Eats hits trouble in key international markets, others are seizing the opportunity.

Tech

Most Popular Delivery App in Saudi Arabia Lets Users Bargain With Couriers

5 months ago

There's a reason why Mrsool is beating Uber Eats by a mile in this market: It specifically tailored the delivery process to resonate with Saudi customers.

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McDonald’s CFO: Technology Investment Is Necessary to Grow

5 months ago

It's hard to be forward-looking when short-term sales are at stake, but McDonald's executives are right to keep funneling money into system-wide tech upgrades. This will pay off in the not-so-distant future.

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Pizza Chains Usher in New Era in Delivery Through Third Parties

5 months ago

Papa John's and Pizza Hut partnering with DoorDash and Grubhub give them access to an entirely new consumer base each company needs. But they will need more than this to dethrone Domino's.

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Denny’s Wins Big With Millennials

5 months ago

I do not know a single millennial that does not appreciate the homey feeling of eating at a diner. This comes as no surprise to me.

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Is Pizza Delivery as We Know It Over?

5 months ago

Third-party ordering and delivery services are starting to power big chain pizza delivery, a big departure from the in-house strategy we've come to know.

Tech

Uber’s Latest Food Delivery Initiative Takes on Its Founder’s New Business

5 months ago

This is less a story about competition and more a look at an emerging new business model facilitated by evolving technology.

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New Bloomin’ Brands CEO, Same Off-Premise Strategy at Outback Steakhouse

5 months ago

It's a rarity to see a large restaurant group decide not to chose between proprietary and third-party delivery, but instead happily opt for both in efforts to get all of the customers it can.

Tech

Waitr Wants to Be the Single Tech Platform for Independent Restaurants

6 months ago

It's certainly Waitr's game to lose in the particular small-market segment that it serves. But as it branches out from its core business, it's going to take a ton of time and investment to be a best-in-class service for not just delivery, but loyalty programs and point-of-sale systems and reservations as well.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens and Delivery Services: February Restaurant Industry Funding

6 months ago

The big winner this month? DoorDash, which has now raised over a billion dollars in funding in less than a year.

Tech

South Korea’s Largest Delivery Service Will Use Robots by 2022

6 months ago

The company wants to reduce delivery-related accidents, and lessen the burden of ongoing labor shortages in South Korea. That's fancy talk for robots taking over jobs humans do not want to do.