Tag: yelp

Tech

Yelp’s Underwhelming Performance Is Frustrating a Top Investor

19 hours ago

This isn't the first time SQN Investors has made recommendations to help Yelp increase value for shareholders. The review site's failure to add many new accounts recently has investors antsy.

Tech

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Hygienic? There’s a New App for That

2 weeks ago

Do consumers care enough about proper hygiene in restaurants that they'd be willing to pay to track it on a regular basis? HDScores is betting on it.

Tech

Large Yelp Shareholder Pushes for a Board Shakeup

1 month ago

The investors demanding change aren't wrong: Yelp has lost momentum and market share in recent quarters to competitors like Google and Facebook, and it needs a refresh.

Marketing

Yelp’s Local Advertising Model Flattens

2 months ago

To recap, Yelp didn't add as many new customers, and it also lost out on some local ad revenue. But the online advertiser promises to work out the kinks of its new business model in 2019.

Tech

Yelp’s New Nowait Kiosks Take Aim at the Host Stand

3 months ago

Call us traditional — because we are on some matters — but we'd rather be greeted and check in with a human. Then we're happy letting the computer program run its course.

Tech

Yelp Adds Health Code Ratings to Restaurant Pages Nationwide

6 months ago

Consumers will benefit from easily accessible restaurant health data, as long as the information is always correct and up-to-date.

Tech

Yelp Gets Protection for Defamatory Posts

7 months ago

This wasn't just a restaurant owner angry with a review of their brunch, it was a business owner who proved a statement was defamatory, which is a rather high bar to set. We don't think it's extreme to require Yelp and its peers to show more responsibility over their content.

Tech

Data Shows a Dramatic Spike in Online Reviews This Year

7 months ago

Online reviews are more important to restaurants now than ever. The trick for operators is figuring out how to handle those reviews with the same hospitality as a person-to-person interaction.

Tech

Yelp Adds Popular Dishes Feature to Help You Make Up Your Mind

7 months ago

This small new feature speaks volumes about the way we choose which restaurants to dine at and which dishes to order.

Marketing

Yelp’s New Antitrust Drive Targets Google Employees

8 months ago

Yelp's efforts to see tighter regulation of Google's business practices could have more success this time around than several years ago, when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission dropped the ball. European Union regulators have really cast the previous U.S. effort in a shameful light, and the Trump team may be more sympathetic than the Obama administration.

Tech

With Delivery out of the Way, Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Products

11 months ago

As expected, Yelp is focusing a lot of energy — and money — on its products for restaurants in an effort to own the entire process, from booking to post-meal review.

Operations

Yelp’s Newest Economic Outlook Shows Promise for Independent Restaurants

11 months ago

Recent data shows that independent restaurants are faring better than chains, and are expected to grow at a faster rate. Don't discount larger corporations yet, though — innovation and creative ideas are happening across the industry.