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Thailand Is the Next Battleground for Restaurant Delivery Apps

4 months ago

In Thailand, as elsewhere, it's a battle for market share that depends on more consumers to change their dining habits since profits are so elusive.

Tech

Delivery Services’ Rural Expansion Plans Could Hurt Bottom Lines

4 months ago

The next great competition in delivery is scale of coverage, but as these services angle for more delivery areas, they could take a hit on operational costs.

Chains

McDonald’s Mobile Ordering and New Tech Come With Increased Employee Turnover

4 months ago

Developments in the kitchen need to keep up with the technology put in the hands of consumers.

Tech

OpenTable Employee Fired for Booking No-Shows on a Rival Platform

5 months ago

The work of one rogue OpenTable employee underscores both the escalating competition in the reservations space and the real-life effects of a restaurant no-show.

Strategy

Google Sells Zagat to The Infatuation

5 months ago

Most tech companies have no idea what to do about the creation and management of content. Google proved that with Zagat and other acquisitions, so it is good to see it in the hands of a content-first company.

Tech

DoorDash Joins Unicorn Club With Softbank-Led Half-Billion Dollar Series D

5 months ago

Grubhub may be the industry stalwart, but Uber Eats and DoorDash are close on its heels, growing exponentially and doubling down on technology, which could prove to be the major differentiator in the delivery market.

Tech

The New Payment App Designed for Dine and Dash

5 months ago

This is the first payment app we've seen that also thinks of restaurant staff. But do the devices need to be that bulky?

Tech

Alibaba Has Bought Out Its Rivals for China’s Top Restaurant Takeout App

5 months ago

The scale that these delivery marketplaces command is enviable to similar apps and services in every other country. But what's really remarkable is the lesson to be learned from changed consumer behaviors.

Tech

London Restaurants Are Turning Leftovers Into Cheap Meals

5 months ago

After the deluge of food-related apps that just help people be lazier, this is the type of efficiency and life-improving tech that we are very happy to see.

Tech

With Delivery out of the Way, Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Products

5 months ago

As expected, Yelp is focusing a lot of energy — and money — on its products for restaurants in an effort to own the entire process, from booking to post-meal review.

Chains

Will Digital Ordering Save Chipotle?

5 months ago

Chipotle executives sounded optimistic as they admitted the chain has many obstacles to overcome in order to regain consumer trust and market share.

Tech

SevenRooms Launches Integration With Toast’s Point of Sale System

5 months ago

This integration is one small example of a larger trend: restaurant technology companies working to integrate seamlessly to provide the best solution for restaurateurs in a sea of options.