Tag: delivery

Operations

Uber Wants to Deliver Your Restaurant Takeout by Drone

9 months ago

Great for the suburbs, perhaps, but downright silly for cities.

Operations

Deliveroo and Uber Eats Are Sharing London Restaurants’ Low Food Safety Scores

10 months ago

Restaurants may hate it, but it's a consumer-first approach that can build loyalty in a world where there's often little difference between the giant delivery apps.

Tech

Local Companies Still Deliver Amid Growing National Competition

10 months ago

Instead of bowing out under pressure from national competition, local food delivery services in smaller markets across the U.S. are seeing sales lifts and renewed restaurant partnerships as Grubhub and Uber Eats show up on their scene.

Tech

Grubhub’s Aggressive Growth Fueled by Chain Partnerships

10 months ago

Like everyone in the delivery space, Grubhub has extremely aggressive expansion plans and is looking to shore up as many restaurant chain partnerships as possible. In the race to grab market share, it's positioning itself as the one to beat.

Tech

DoorDash Will Power Delivery at 1,500 Chipotle Locations

10 months ago

Chipotle promised more consumer options last week, and it's already delivering with a DoorDash partnership at 1,500 of its restaurants. Point of sale integration continues to be the most interesting part of these partnerships.

Chains

Evening and Late-Night Delivery Boosts Popeyes’ Sales

10 months ago

Surprise quarterly gains are always good news — even better when they're fueled by new technology, allowing restaurants to discover new customers they may not have considered before. Popeyes is smart to expand its delivery testing.

Chains

Domino’s Taps Robots to Answer Its Phones

10 months ago

Just under half of delivery and takeout orders in the U.S. overall are placed on the phone, so voice recognition technology aims to catch a significant slice of the market. But... do those who take the time to call in an order want to talk to a robot?

Chains

Domino’s Will Now Deliver Without an Address

10 months ago

Domino's will clearly do whatever it takes to get customers their pizza no matter where they are, and a tech-fueled nationwide marketing campaign — just in time for warm weather — is good business.

Tech

Postmates Talked DoorDash Merger, Grubhub Acquisition

11 months ago

Interest in and use of delivery services has never been higher. Merger, acquisition, or not, Postmates still has a chance to capture a larger slice of the delivery pie. But now's the time to act.

Tech

Breakfast Delivery, Coming Right Up

11 months ago

Consumers are comfortable with food delivery, and they're getting more comfortable with ordering digitally. Breakfast is a huge opportunity for all delivery services — and restaurants — to capture more attention and spending.

Operations

China’s Largest Restaurant Discovery Service In $3 Billion Bid for Bike-Share Startup

11 months ago

Meitun has mastered both local discovery and food delivery in a way that has few rivals anywhere in the world. We're not sure what a bike share brings the brand, but we know its rivals and contemporaries are watching closely.

Operations

The Current State of Restaurant Delivery Competition

11 months ago

As third-party delivery services claim the both headlines and diners' dollars, they're working to make themselves indispensable to restaurant operators. But operators, especially large companies, know they have leverage when it comes to working with a large organization.