Tag: reserve

Operations

Restaurant Reservations Now: Soft Landings, CEO Shuffles and New Tech

11 months ago

The reservations landscape has changed significantly over the past year. While the big players are (mostly) the same, new technology, new leadership, and new strategies keep the game interesting.

Tech

Resy Acquires Reserve to Better Challenge OpenTable

11 months ago

The deal consolidates two young players in the market, each touting a strong roster of restaurants.

Marketing

Is Instagram’s Reservations Feature Good Business for Restaurants? Jury’s Still Out

1 year ago

Instagram's booking functionality produced a whole lot of hype when the launch was announced last year, but who's actually using it?

Tech

Reserve Is Expedia’s Exclusive Reservations Partner in the U.S.

1 year ago

News out of Reserve has been relatively quiet since the hiring of the company's new COO last fall. But they're now doubling down on efforts to reach diners across many platforms, and this deal is no exception.

Tech

OpenTable Employee Fired for Booking No-Shows on a Rival Platform

2 years ago

The work of one rogue OpenTable employee underscores both the escalating competition in the reservations space and the real-life effects of a restaurant no-show.

People

Reserve’s COO Hire Signals Its Focus on Growth in a Competitive Market

2 years ago

I'm a fan of companies with a strong focus, especially in a crowded market. Reserve's challenge of scaling quickly while maintaining the personal feel of a human concierge is a big one, but this new hire signals the company's ambitions to continue to grow.

Tech

The New Restaurant Reservations Landscape

2 years ago

A reservation isn’t just a reservation anymore. Welcome to the customized, curated future.

Strategy

The Battle for Diner Loyalty Begins with Reservations

2 years ago

There’s no winning idea or secret sauce as reservations providers compete for diner loyalty, but the major players take vastly different approaches to the issue.

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1.20.2016: Some News-Based Predictions

4 years ago

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11.11.2015: Chef Watson / RoundTable

4 years ago

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3.18.2015: Fuku at SXSW / Reserve at Coachella

5 years ago

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2.10.2015: Cover’s Float / Valentine’s Day

5 years ago