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Resy CEO Ben Leventhal on Restaurant Tech’s Connected Future

3 months ago

Resy wants to solve the technical problems that frustrate the people running restaurants. Personalization is one thing, but the real value will be created by software platforms that talk to each other.

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Why Grubhub Is Looking Beyond Delivery

3 months ago

Grubhub wants to move beyond delivery through its LevelUp partnership and other partnerships with fast-food chains. Making life easier for restaurateurs through point-of-sale integrations that are easy to use, though, will help it differentiate from its competitors among its restaurant partners.

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Uber Considers a Deliveroo Buy to Expand Its European Reach

3 months ago

It's never too early for speculation, and this move would dramatically expand Uber Eats' footprint in the competitive European restaurant delivery market.

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How Restaurateurs Are Tackling Staffing Issues

3 months ago

Staffing is a hot-button issue for chefs and restaurateurs across the country, with shortages hitting critical mass in larger markets like New York and San Francisco. If it’s not hiring for the core kitchen crew, it’s looking for flexible skilled staff to help fill immediate needs. For help on the fly, chefs like Andrew Corrigan are turning to Pared for help.

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Postmates Delivery Service Just Raised Another $300 Million

3 months ago

Nobody outside of major markets filled with too many thirty- and twentysomethings who still wish they lived with their parents have the disposable income to waste on Postmates. It is not a real threat to real restaurant and food delivery services.

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Free Report: Restaurateurs Look to Stop Online Fraud Before It Starts

3 months ago

With fraudsters targeting the food and beverage industry in new and creative ways, companies must take every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Many are turning to Forter for identity-based fraud prevention that protects e-commerce merchants during every stage of the customer lifecycle.

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Skift Restaurants Forum Networking Mobile App Now Available

3 months ago

Skift Restaurants Forum will gather 300+ attendees in New York. Using the brand new mobile app, you can begin messaging and scheduling meetings with all attendees. If you haven't yet, register today for access!

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Indonesia’s Most Valuable Startup Raises Billions to Grow Food Delivery, Other Businesses

3 months ago

The big lesson from Go-Jek and Meituan in Asia is one that should make Uber in the U.S. feel better. Their full suite of smartphone-enabled services have demonstrated that restaurant reservations, reviews, and delivery may work better in unison with other services rather than just on their own.

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What Grubhub’s LevelUp Deal Says About the Future of Restaurant Tech

3 months ago

The deal, which just closed, provides some insight into both Grubhub and LevelUp’s businesses, but it says even more about the future of restaurant technology.

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Starbucks Tests Uber Eats Delivery in Miami

3 months ago

An earlier U.S. test with Postmates didn't stick, but Uber Eats is likely a better partner for Starbucks considering its wider brand awareness and more extensive experience working with nationwide restaurant chains.

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Food Delivery and Review Giant Meituan Raises $4.2 Billion IPO

3 months ago

Meituan has built a juggernaut in China, where consumer habits give it advantages its contemporaries in other countries only dream of.

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Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: Square Sees Itself as Championing Creativity

3 months ago

Alyssa Henry's ace leadership is one of the unsung reasons why Square's engineers have effectively delivered intuitive payments software to many restaurants.