Tag: delivery

Tech

Grubhub Breaks Down Its Chain Partnerships Strategy

7 months ago

It's no surprise that Grubhub is going after more enterprise restaurant relationships this year, and it says that it's the one to beat when it comes to the variety of technology support that it can offer to the nationwide chains.

Chains

Pizza Hut’s Lack of Foot Traffic Plagues Store Sales

7 months ago

Pizza Hut is banking on delivery to get store sales back to where they once were, and it soon may have help from Yum! Brands' official delivery partner, Grubhub.

Tech

Grubhub Stock Plunges on Latest Earnings Report

7 months ago

Grubhub says it's not interested in short-term profits, which is great because it's not posting the short-term profits that investors want to see. The company's earnings forecast for the first quarter missed analyst estimates enough to send shares sliding as much as 21 percent on Thursday morning.

Chains

Chipotle Says It Has Built a Profitable Delivery Business

7 months ago

Chipotle's integrated partnership with DoorDash and the extra investment in building out in-store delivery efficiencies has been paying off well for the chain. Plus, it doesn't hurt that burritos are the perfect delivery food.

Tech

Instacart Promises to Change Its Misleading ‘Tip’ Policy

7 months ago

There's a real question whether any of the food delivery companies are economically viable once the influx of venture capital cash gets cut off. When they resort to stealing tips from low-paid workers, their future seems even more in doubt.

Chains

McDonald’s Operators Are Worried by the Chain’s Huge Delivery Success

7 months ago

McDonald's is going full speed ahead with its Uber Eats integration, but at what cost? Some operators are saying that the system's delivery economics are unsustainable, and, eventually, that's going to have to change.

Operations

Dig Inn Launches In-House Delivery System

7 months ago

For the restaurateurs who can afford the upfront development costs, investing in a proprietary delivery system offers way better profit margins — and, often, a better customer experience — than third-party delivery services.

Chains

Pizza Delivery Is the Real Competition Over Super Bowl Weekend

7 months ago

It's the biggest pizza day of the year, but no pizza chain wants to spend top dollar for TV advertisements during the Super Bowl. Instead, companies have other plans to bring customers to their stores.

Chains

Starbucks Runs Into Early Troubles With Uber Eats Partnership

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months ago

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