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OpenTable Encourages Diners to Travel With Its New Loyalty Play

4 days ago

This is a prime example of "Why didn't they think of this sooner?"

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Yelp’s Underwhelming Performance Is Frustrating a Top Investor

5 days 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.

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Resy Builds Up Its Events Business

2 weeks ago

Focusing on events allows Resy to leverage its exclusive, cool-kid restaurant partnerships in a smart way.

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The Future of Restaurant Payments Is Tied to Your Phone

2 weeks ago

Paying (and, in some cases, ordering ahead) via smartphone can drastically cut down wait times and improve efficiency and overall customer satisfaction in the dining room.

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DoorDash to Test Food Delivery by Autonomous Car

3 weeks ago

The restaurant industry, much like the auto industry, is still a few years away from fully capitalizing on self-driving car technology. So don't expect food to show up at your doorstep without human aid anytime soon.

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

3 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.

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December Restaurant Industry Funding: Food Delivery and Coffee Chains Score

3 weeks ago

Asia was a hot market in December, with India-based food delivery company Swiggy taking home the top $1 billion funding prize.

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Takeaway Buys Delivery Hero’s German Division for $1 Billion

1 month ago

We know consumers like easy delivery, but it's too easy not to be loyal to one company and the cost of customer acquisition is too high to for companies to battle it out in the marketplace. So the carving up of markets will accelerate in 2019.

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India Food Delivery Startup Swiggy Raises $1 Billion

1 month ago

This amount of money screams of a company ready to expand outside of India soon. And with Naspers' love of food delivery startups, the money will just keep rolling in.

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Activist Shareholder Wants Just Eat to Move Faster

1 month 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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Postmates Reveals Its New Restaurant Delivery Robots

1 month 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.

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Waitr Acquires Bite Squad for $321 Million

1 month 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.