Tag: meituan

Tech

Chinese Food Deliverer Meituan Is Learning Quickly From Early Mistakes

6 months ago

By cutting its losses now, Meituan can better focus on its core battle against ele.me, the delivery service backed by Alibaba Group.

Tech

Meituan’s Post-IPO Slump Slows the Chinese Delivery Giant

10 months ago

Meituan appears to be split in too many ways, but one of its strengths has always been it's ability (like Amazon) to deliver anything at any time. Could it survive as a standalone — albeit with a smaller valuation — like delivery services elsewhere?

Tech

China’s Restaurant Delivery Boom Is Not Sustainable

11 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.

Tech

Food Delivery and Review Giant Meituan Raises $4.2 Billion IPO

1 year ago

Meituan has built a juggernaut in China, where consumer habits give it advantages its contemporaries in other countries only dream of.

Tech

Chinese Restaurant Delivery and Review Giant Meituan Files for IPO

1 year ago

This mashup of Yelp, Grubhub, and Groupon doesn't quite have an equal in other markets and it's growth is a clear signal that Chinese consumers are far ahead of their global peers when it comes to mobile engagement around restaurants.

Tech

Chinese Restaurant Review and Delivery Platform Meituan Plans $6 Billion IPO

1 year ago

Meituan offers a lot more to consumers than what Yelp or Grubhub can do at this point, but you can bet that U.S. competitors in this space are watching that valuation closely.

Operations

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

1 year 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.

Tech

WeChat’s Big Rival Is a Restaurant App That Lets Consumers Do Nearly Everything

2 years ago

There's been a battle over local discovery in the U.S. and Europe for ages. Meitun's payment- and booking-first approach is clearly the way to go with both consumers and restaurants and bars.

Marketing

The $30 Billion Chinese Restaurant Review, Delivery and Booking Site That Just Got Bigger

2 years ago

Cheaper labor, densely populated cities, and a giant body of consumers that live on mobile devices is a dream scenario for any restaurant delivery, discovery, or booking service.

Marketing

China’s Largest Restaurant Review and Delivery Service Close to $3 Billion Funding Round

2 years ago

It’s one thing to be valued at $3 billion, but a $3 billion round is giant by any stretch, and could cause other well-funded startups playing in this space to have to better prove their worth.