Tag: delivery

Chains

Pizza Hut Says It Will Use Robots to Cook Pizza En Route

4 months ago

Pizza Hut is great at these announcements. Meanwhile, Domino's is already filling potholes and making people happy.

Chains

Outback Parent Company Sees Great Promise In Off-Premise Sales

4 months ago

Unlike some of its competitors, Bloomin' Brands is bullish on the potential of delivery, take-out, and catering to eventually make up 30 percent of the company's overall sales. They are willing to invest in everything from an in-house delivery team to store remodels with specific delivery-friendly components to make it happen.

Chains

Wingstop CEO Wants to ‘Digitize Every Transaction’

4 months ago

Wingstop's digital sales and tech-forward initiatives are poised to launch it into pizza delivery territory, but it still needs to contend with a nationwide awareness and recognition issue.

Tech

Restaurants Downsize or Redecorate to Accommodate More Delivery Business

4 months ago

We've been writing about this all year long, but we're seeing even more physical manifestation of these changes as more chains remodel.

Chains

Chipotle CEO Looks to Ads and Digital Sales to ‘Cultivate a Better Future’

4 months ago

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol outlined his turnaround plan in June, but still cautions it's "early days" for just about everything, from menu changes to price changes to a new customer loyalty program.

Tech

Indian Delivery Business Swiggy Is Raising $600 Million

4 months ago

Swiggy emerged from India's delivery battles this summer as the sector's second unicorn. But to keep up with competition, even unicorns need outside help to fund growth that delivery fees wouldn't come close to funding.

Tech

Uber Eats’ Growth Strategy: Speed, Suburbs, and Self-Service

4 months ago

Uber Eats has proven its model is easily replicable in new markets, and it continues to increase its speed of growth. A new feature, just announced, aims to speed it up even more: now restaurants can sign up to work with Uber Eats on their own, no salesperson (or sales process) required.

Tech

Uber Eats Is Worth as Much as $20 Billion in Proposed Valuation

4 months ago

Uber sees value in multiple business lines that take advantage of its technology, insights, and brand. But Uber Eats is a big business on its own by any measurement.

Tech

China’s Restaurant Delivery Boom Is Not Sustainable

4 months ago

As in the U.S., Chinese delivery services depend on two things that aren't sustainable: outside money and a labor pool that's too tenuous to be stable.

Chains

Subway Jumps Into Delivery at 9,000 U.S. Locations

4 months ago

Will delivery "save" Subway? No. But since delivery is becoming a mission critical part of a restaurant's operational strategy, the chain is smart to roll it out in a big way.

Tech

Just Eat’s Stock Is Showing the Impact of Strong Delivery Challengers

4 months ago

Just Eat was an early mover, but it doesn't appear that it's kept moving at the pace necessary to fight back rivals or expand out of its small UK market.

Chains

Will Getting Rid of Restaurants Eliminate Delivery Friction?

4 months ago

This isn't about ghost restaurants: The real opportunity here is for existing brands to leverage their existing products and loyal diners to better deliver experiences that wouldn't otherwise happen.