Tag: delivery

Tech

Thailand Is the Next Battleground for Restaurant Delivery Apps

11 months ago

In Thailand, as elsewhere, it's a battle for market share that depends on more consumers to change their dining habits since profits are so elusive.

Tech

Delivery Services’ Rural Expansion Plans Could Hurt Bottom Lines

11 months ago

The next great competition in delivery is scale of coverage, but as these services angle for more delivery areas, they could take a hit on operational costs.

Tech

DoorDash Joins Unicorn Club With Softbank-Led Half-Billion Dollar Series D

12 months ago

Grubhub may be the industry stalwart, but Uber Eats and DoorDash are close on its heels, growing exponentially and doubling down on technology, which could prove to be the major differentiator in the delivery market.

Operations

Court Rules Grubhub Drivers Are Not Employees

1 year ago

This is a win for Grubhub, but the case is peculiar enough that there will likely be wider challenges to gig economy labor relationships in the near future.

Chains

Yum’s Choice of Grubhub as Its Official Delivery Partner Comes With a $200 Million Investment

1 year ago

The push toward exclusive delivery deals continues. The Yum! Brands deal is a catalyst for aggressive market growth as online ordering and delivery brands compete for restaurant business and market share.

Chains

Has McDonald’s Solved the French Fry Delivery Problem?

1 year ago

[Spoiler alert] It hasn't. Even the most casual french fry connoisseur knows that soggy fries aren't a heat problem, they're a bag problem. Fast delivery will help, but hot fries will steam themselves in a bag, every time.

Tech

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Logistics Complicate Ambitious Delivery Algorithms

1 year ago

Delivery companies have done well to incorporate as much efficiency-supporting technology as possible, but the real barrier to total optimization will continue to be the complicated logistics of real life. 

Tech

David Chang’s Delivery Experiment Ends With Uber Eats Deal

1 year ago

Was it a restaurant or a technology company? As Ando ceases its operations and its tech becomes part of Uber Eats, we have our answer.

Independents

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Restaurants Use Experiences to Fight Delivery Boom

1 year ago

The in-restaurant experience is changing, and it’s a direct result of new technologies aimed at making our lives simpler. Sometimes the tech creates a threat, as has happened with delivery. And sometimes it creates opportunity, as we see in the ways smart restaurants are addressing said threat.

Operations

The Future of Delivery May Be Driverless But It Is Certainly a Long Way Off

1 year ago

This is timed well for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, but time will certainly tell if Pizza Hut's roving kitchens ever hit the road.

Chains

White Castle Partners With Grubhub as Delivery Moves Toward Exclusivity

1 year ago

The next big competition in online delivery might be for exclusivity with large, national chains.

Strategy

Postmates and Ford Partner on Driverless Delivery Pilot

1 year ago

Considering Postmates' limited markets and confusing pricing, Ford will continue to learn more about delivery and automation from the forward-thinking bunch at Domino's.