Tag: delivery

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

10 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.

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Indian Delivery Business Swiggy Is Raising $600 Million

10 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.

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

10 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.

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

10 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.

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China’s Restaurant Delivery Boom Is Not Sustainable

10 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.

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

10 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.

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

11 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.

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Will Getting Rid of Restaurants Eliminate Delivery Friction?

11 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.

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Uber Considers a Deliveroo Buy to Expand Its European Reach

11 months ago

It's never too early for speculation, and this move would dramatically expand Uber Eats' footprint in the competitive European restaurant delivery market.

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Postmates Delivery Service Just Raised Another $300 Million

11 months ago

Nobody outside of major markets filled with too many thirty- and twentysomethings who still wish they lived with their parents have the disposable income to waste on Postmates. It is not a real threat to real restaurant and food delivery services.

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Indonesia’s Most Valuable Startup Raises Billions to Grow Food Delivery, Other Businesses

11 months ago

The big lesson from Go-Jek and Meituan in Asia is one that should make Uber in the U.S. feel better. Their full suite of smartphone-enabled services have demonstrated that restaurant reservations, reviews, and delivery may work better in unison with other services rather than just on their own.

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Starbucks Tests Uber Eats Delivery in Miami

11 months ago

An earlier U.S. test with Postmates didn't stick, but Uber Eats is likely a better partner for Starbucks considering its wider brand awareness and more extensive experience working with nationwide restaurant chains.