Tag: delivery

Chains

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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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.

Chains

Starbucks Will Greatly Expand Uber Eats Partnership in the U.S.

4 months ago

Starbucks is only concerned with delivery both in the U.S. and China. At the same time, the coffee chain is growing at an unprecedented rate. Time will tell if it's actually moving too fast.

Chains

Delivery and Rewards Highlight Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe’s Growth Strategy

4 months ago

Turns out regional chains' expansion strategies aren't so different from the their larger counterparts. The secret formula is delivery, rewards, and franchising.

Tech

Waitr Acquires Bite Squad for $321 Million

4 months ago

The acquisition will double the size of Waitr's business overnight. In the company's quest to become the top delivery service in the country, this deal certainly helps its case.

Operations

Single People Are Driving an Increase in Restaurant Meals Eaten at Home

4 months ago

Consumer demand for off-premise dining options has never been higher, and it's fundamentally changing how restaurants operate.