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Ghost Kitchens, Labor Management Systems: March Restaurant Industry Funding

4 months ago

It's a great time to own a ghost kitchen startup.

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DoorDash’s Latest Promotion Outlines How Hard It Is to Thrive on a Third-Party Delivery Platform

4 months ago

Third-party delivery platforms are a risky business for small restaurants, where commission fees are steep and the competition is overwhelming. While DoorDash's new initiative is a nice step for the 10 participating restaurants, many other independent restaurateurs feel gouged by its pricing structure.

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McDonald’s $300 Million Bet on Personalized Menus Makes Sense: Here’s Why

4 months ago

McDonald's was a turnaround story a few years ago. Now, it's solidly in growth mode, fueled by strategic investments and initiatives that bring technology to the forefront of its business.

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Uber Eats Changes Its Delivery Fee Structure

4 months ago

We're not surprised to see Uber Eats aligning with its competitors on the new fee structure, especially to drive more revenue on smaller orders.

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New Postmates Algorithm Saves You Money on Delivery

4 months ago

The new development differentiates Postmates among its stiff competition — not a bad look for a company that just filed for an IPO.

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Uber Rival Jumps Into European Food Delivery Business

4 months ago

As Uber Eats hits trouble in key international markets, others are seizing the opportunity.

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Most Popular Delivery App in Saudi Arabia Lets Users Bargain With Couriers

4 months ago

There's a reason why Mrsool is beating Uber Eats by a mile in this market: It specifically tailored the delivery process to resonate with Saudi customers.

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New OpenTable Policy Tees Up Fight for Diner Data

4 months ago

Kayak CEO Steve Hafner says that 'nothing has changed here' in regard to the OpenTable customer data that restaurants control. But the policy change has potential to set a precedent for how all tech vendors share information with restaurants.

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Is Pizza Delivery as We Know It Over?

4 months ago

Third-party ordering and delivery services are starting to power big chain pizza delivery, a big departure from the in-house strategy we've come to know.

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Uber’s Latest Food Delivery Initiative Takes on Its Founder’s New Business

4 months ago

This is less a story about competition and more a look at an emerging new business model facilitated by evolving technology.

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Chinese Food Deliverer Meituan Is Learning Quickly From Early Mistakes

4 months ago

By cutting its losses now, Meituan can better focus on its core battle against ele.me, the delivery service backed by Alibaba Group.

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Waitr Wants to Be the Single Tech Platform for Independent Restaurants

4 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.