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Uber Eats Can’t Keep Both Restaurants and Investors Happy

4 weeks ago

Keeping all stakeholders happy may require Uber Eats to improve current relationships with eateries via marketing incentives or lower commission fees, perhaps at the expense of its own bottomline. Investors will surely not like that very much.

Tech

Yelp Asks Reviewers to Weigh In on Single-Use Plastics

4 weeks ago

When you're trying to get a grip on sustainability practices and plastics use, asking users to report what restaurants are doing is a solid strategy.

Tech

Google Maps Could Be the Do-It-All Restaurant App of the Future

1 month ago

Google Maps has become a daily must-use for plenty of people. As its parent company looks further into the restaurant business, Maps could become an indispensable superapp for the future of restaurants.

Tech

Uber Eats’ Chain Partnership Strategy Is a Risky Business

1 month ago

Uber Eats and Grubhub have both publicly cited losses on discounted fees charged to chain partners in financial documents. One can only imagine the case is the same for DoorDash, who's IPO is likely not far behind.

Tech

Uber’s Ultimate Success Could Depend on Uber Eats

1 month ago

Uber Eats has proven that it has the runway to generate a significant portion of Uber's overall revenue, but food delivery is a volatile business. The service may be winning big contracts with McDonald's and Starbucks, but that isn't necessarily translating into more profits.

Tech

7 Things Uber’s IPO Filing Reveals About Uber Eats

1 month ago

Thanks to its parent company's IPO filing, we're finally learning more — officially — about the food delivery giant and how it expects to grow.

Tech

Uber Eats Hopes New Tech Tweaks Ease the Waiting Game

1 month ago

Even the smallest customer-facing changes can move the needle in the competitive business of food delivery.

Operations

As Technology Expands, So Does the Definition of ‘Restaurant’

1 month ago

Digital technology has caused such an evolution in the restaurant industry that even official channels like the National Restaurant Association are modifying how they look at the industry.

Tech

Uber Eats Lands at Toronto’s Pearson Airport

2 months ago

Competition for footprint, restaurant partners, and drivers is fueling delivery service growth across the country and beyond, but these types of partnerships make us realize mobile food ordering and delivery pretty indispensable.

Chains

Taco Bell Starts Testing Dedicated Vegetarian Menu

2 months ago

Vegetarian offerings are basically table stakes for fast food at this point, and Taco Bell is capitalizing on the success its already seen by offering a dedicated vegetarian menu within its own mobile app.

Tech

EzCater Raises $150 Million to Further Digitize Off-Premise Sales

2 months ago

Large-format catering orders may not grab the same headlines commanded by third-party delivery services at the moment, but it's a buzzing and important part of many restaurants' off-premise strategies.

Tech

Toast’s Latest $250 Million Funding Round Will Fuel Research and Development

2 months ago

Toast has seen tremendous growth over its five years of existence. We wouldn't be surprised if the next stop is an IPO. (And directing $1 billion toward R&D efforts is certainly not small potatoes.)