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DoorDash Is Negotiating a $500 Million Funding Round

5 days ago

When Postmates confidentially filed for an IPO last week, we knew it was only a matter of time before rival DoorDash would try to shout louder with bigger news. In this case, nothing's confirmed, but DoorDash is looking at closing a round of funding that could push the company passed a $6 billion valuation.

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Just Eat Urged to Seek Merger With a Rival

6 days ago

Activist investor Cat Rock is growing more impatient by the day with Just Eat's lack of a CEO appointment. Somewhere Yelp is reading this understanding the UK company's pain.

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McDonald’s Operators Are Worried by the Chain’s Huge Delivery Success

2 weeks ago

McDonald's is going full speed ahead with its Uber Eats integration, but at what cost? Some operators are saying that the system's delivery economics are unsustainable, and, eventually, that's going to have to change.

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McDonald’s CEO Isn’t Concerned About Franchisee Unrest

3 weeks ago

The operator complaints regarding McDonald's costly store remodels were an inevitable part of the revamp process. How CEO Steve Easterbrook handles the complaints, though, is going to be the difference between whether this giant project works or not.

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Starbucks Runs Into Early Troubles With Uber Eats Partnership

3 weeks ago

There are a couple of ways Starbucks Delivers could go wrong. First is Starbucks' efforts are tied to two completely different companies. The possibility also remains that by growing its store footprint too quickly in the U.S. and China, the chain could be shooting itself in the foot.

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Starbucks Earnings Suggest It Is Unfazed by New Competition

3 weeks ago

The coffee chain beat analysts' estimates across the board on Thursday. Perhaps it is not growing as fast as we originally predicted.

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Starbucks Expands Uber Eats Delivery to Major U.S. Cities and London

4 weeks ago

Starbucks and Uber Eats are moving fast in the delivery space compared to rivals including Dunkin.

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Just Eat’s CEO Out Amid Stronger Competition From Rivals

4 weeks ago

The pressure from investors begging for speedier decision-making on underperforming assets finally got to Just Eat. Is Yelp next, given its troubles?

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Forget Main Street, It’s the Year of the Suburb

1 month ago

As they race to dominate in the market, third party delivery companies are targeting large, suburban markets to fuel expansion. National chain partnerships boosted these efforts in 2018 and will continue to drive growth in 2019.

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Activist Shareholder Wants Just Eat to Move Faster

2 months ago

While Just Eat does have significant challenges, it's not going to address them better just because a tiny, whiny investor points out the obvious.

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Starbucks Will Greatly Expand Uber Eats Partnership in the U.S.

2 months ago

Starbucks is only concerned with delivery both in the U.S. and China. At the same time, the coffee chain is growing at an unprecedented rate. Time will tell if it's actually moving too fast.

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Postmates Reveals Its New Restaurant Delivery Robots

2 months ago

Postmates doesn't pay its delivery people well at all, so its focus on human replacements is no surprise. Why any contractors eeking by put up with it is.