Tag: grubhub

Chains

Taco Bell Tests Order Ahead on Grubhub

7 months ago

The sooner the better, as order ahead could be a bigger sales channel than delivery.

Tech

Grubhub CEO to Rivals: You Can’t Win

7 months ago

Egregious, repulsive, dumb: These are just a few of the words CEO Matt Maloney used to describe his competition’s practices, even as he argued that Grubhub is significantly better positioned to succeed long term.

Chains

Domino’s Sales Plagued by Aggressive Third-Party Delivery Advertising

7 months ago

We definitely expected Domino’s fortressing strategy to have a negative impact on sales, but the adverse effect from third-party delivery advertising is a new development.

Tech

Grubhub Starts to Leverage Last Year’s LevelUp Acquisition

7 months ago

As newer third-party delivery companies mature into viable businesses, each will need to differentiate itself in the marketplace. Grubhub's $390 million acquisition of LevelUp offers restaurants a comprehensive way to manage its consumer-facing business and capitalize on opportunity.

Tech

Uber Eats Can’t Keep Both Restaurants and Investors Happy

7 months ago

Keeping all stakeholders happy may require Uber Eats to improve current relationships with eateries via marketing incentives or lower commission fees, perhaps at the expense of its own bottomline. Investors will surely not like that very much.

Tech

Uber Eats’ Chain Partnership Strategy Is a Risky Business

7 months ago

Uber Eats and Grubhub have both publicly cited losses on discounted fees charged to chain partners in financial documents. One can only imagine the case is the same for DoorDash, who's IPO is likely not far behind.

Independents

Big Pizza’s Delivery Moves Turn Up the Heat on Small Pizzerias

7 months ago

Pizza chains inking deals with third-party delivery companies will force independent pizzerias to make a choice: pay more to services to keep order counts coming or unplug and go at it alone.

Marketing

Ahead of IPO, Postmates Ups Marketing Efforts in Key Urban Markets

7 months ago

Postmates has always done well in densely-populated, urban markets — just look at its logo. This new campaign, focused on delivery as a way of life in cities, is a smart way to capture diners' attention immediately.

Chains

Pizza Chains Usher in New Era in Delivery Through Third Parties

8 months ago

Papa John's and Pizza Hut partnering with DoorDash and Grubhub give them access to an entirely new consumer base each company needs. But they will need more than this to dethrone Domino's.

Chains

Is Pizza Delivery as We Know It Over?

8 months ago

Third-party ordering and delivery services are starting to power big chain pizza delivery, a big departure from the in-house strategy we've come to know.

Chains

Papa John’s Is Expanding Its DoorDash Partnership

9 months ago

It's telling when even the pizza chains — the one sector of the industry that had a leg up on delivery long before the third-party services arrived on the scene — are turning towards Grubhub, Postmates, and DoorDash to help out with off-premise sales and logistics.

Tech

Smaller Restaurants Grapple With the Burden of Delivery Service Fees

9 months ago

Independents and mid-sized chains are very reliant on delivery companies, as they are too small to launch delivery channels of their own, and a failure to offer the channel would result in large amounts of missed revenue and new customers.