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DoorDash Raises $250 Million Nearly Tripling Its Valuation

4 days ago

DoorDash is on fire. There's lots of room to grow in the delivery market — remember, nearly half of delivery orders are still placed over the phone — but its new technology, strong chain partnerships, and influx of cash are teeing it up as a force to be reckoned with in the space.

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Food Delivery Service Waitr Is Rapidly Expanding Under New Ownership

5 days ago

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

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5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Website Updates

7 days ago

When and how you’re making updates matters, but if your restaurant website isn’t mobile-friendly you risk over 50 percent of your guests not seeing them.

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McDonald’s Argues That Digital Kiosks Mean More Employees

2 weeks ago

This may be true for now, but we find it hard to believe that, without humans taking orders, operators won't see opportunities to cut staff in the future.

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DoorDash Adds Free In-Store Pickup and a Subscription Plan

2 weeks ago

The delivery story is far more complex than a few strong players battling to bring you dinner. It's about customer loyalty and retention and, for the companies involved, becoming an indispensable part of daily life.

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Zume Is Getting Nearly $750 Million From SoftBank for Robot Pizza

2 weeks ago

Robot pizza is not a bad idea, in some circumstances, which is why Domino's is already in the game. Can three quarters of a billion dollars help one company catch up?

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Square’s Payments Hardware Now Supports Custom Point of Sale

3 weeks ago

True to form, Square is making it easy for developers (or restaurants) to build their own point-of-sale solutions accepting Square payments, no salesperson required.

Chains

The Cheesecake Factory Will Partner Exclusively With DoorDash for Delivery

3 weeks ago

Chain restaurants entering into exclusive agreements with delivery partners isn't the norm just yet — most continue to partner with several companies as they explore delivery's potential. But when executed properly, an exclusive partnership can be good news for both companies involved.

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Grubhub Shuts Down Eat24

3 weeks ago

This decision comes as no surprise. Unlike Seamless, Eat24 didn't have the same brand identity with its core customers. If there's no potential customer blowback, it makes more sense to convert those users over to Grubhub.

Tech

Grubhub Buys LevelUp for $390 Million

4 weeks ago

How soon until Grubhub users start earning loyalty points per delivery order placed?

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Upserve Buys SimpleOrder to Build Inventory Management Into Its POS

4 weeks ago

Upserve's acquisition and subsequent implementation of SimpleOrder technology speaks to a larger trend: point of sale companies will continue to acquire smaller, niche technical operations in order to build out their products.

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Yelp Adds Health Code Ratings to Restaurant Pages Nationwide

4 weeks ago

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