Tag: Waitr

Tech

Waitr Wants to Be the Single Tech Platform for Independent Restaurants

6 months ago

It's certainly Waitr's game to lose in the particular small-market segment that it serves. But as it branches out from its core business, it's going to take a ton of time and investment to be a best-in-class service for not just delivery, but loyalty programs and point-of-sale systems and reservations as well.

Chains

Delivery and Rewards Highlight Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe’s Growth Strategy

9 months ago

Turns out regional chains' expansion strategies aren't so different from the their larger counterparts. The secret formula is delivery, rewards, and franchising.

Tech

Waitr Acquires Bite Squad for $321 Million

9 months ago

The acquisition will double the size of Waitr's business overnight. In the company's quest to become the top delivery service in the country, this deal certainly helps its case.

People

Interview: Waitr CEO on Failure, Persistence and Delivery

10 months ago

It's been a wild ride for Christopher Meaux, the founder of Waitr, a three-year-old delivery service that started trading publicly in November. Waitr focused on launching outside of major urban centers, and the service does two things differently in this space: fully-employed drivers and low restaurant fees.

Tech

Food Delivery Service Waitr Starts Publicly Trading

10 months ago

Waitr didn't go through an initial public offering because of the nature of its acquisition that was announced earlier this year, but Waitr shares are now up for grabs and it'll report quarterly earnings alongside the one other publicly traded food delivery service in the space, Grubhub.

Tech

Food Delivery Service Waitr Is Rapidly Expanding Under New Ownership

1 year ago

Scaling up is great for the service, but it's not immune to growing pains along the way.

Tech

Hospitality Giant Buys Delivery Service Waitr for $308 Million

1 year ago

With the influx of money and exposure from the deal, Waitr will be better positioned to compete as Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats rapidly expand into the second and third tier markets that Waitr previously dominated.