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Food Delivery Service Waitr Starts Publicly Trading

5 months ago

Waitr didn't go through an initial public offering because of the nature of its acquisition that was announced earlier this year, but Waitr shares are now up for grabs and it'll report quarterly earnings alongside the one other publicly traded food delivery service in the space, Grubhub.

Tech

Uber Eats’ Performance Makes Uber’s Quarterly Losses Look Better

5 months ago

Uber's food business is still a growth story, but if it can't prove that its core ride-hailing product is a money maker it will enter any IPO pitches on a weak footing.

Tech

Why Restaurants Still Lag on Digital Transformation

5 months ago

The big battle to come at restaurant brands is chief marketing officer vs. chief digital officer. Smart brands will realize that cooperation can breed innovation rather than conflict.

Tech

The State of Restaurant Delivery Now: Soggy Fries Vs. Rapid Growth

5 months ago

Growth of delivery can be measured in leaps and bounds across the industry as companies expand their national footprints, restaurant partners, and technology to cover increased demand at a time when the limits feel boundless.

Strategy

Skift Restaurants Forum 2018 On-Stage Videos Are Now Live

5 months ago

There was a lot to take in at Skift Restaurants Forum this year. Now videos from the entire event are available so you can see what you either experienced if you were lucky or missed if you weren't.

Tech

Slice Wants TripAdvisor to Help It Compete With Pizza Delivery Rivals

6 months ago

It's interesting that a pizza delivery company doesn't view the likes of Grubhub or OpenTable as its main competitors. But the company is banking on TripAdvisor to bring even more traffic and sales to its list of 10,000 or so clients.

Tech

Uber Eats Will Triple Staff in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

6 months ago

With all this attention on delivery outside of Asia, Uber Eats and its rivals are clear that they have to focus elsewhere for growth, and that focus is becoming fierce.

Operations

Restaurant Reservations Now: Soft Landings, CEO Shuffles and New Tech

6 months ago

The reservations landscape has changed significantly over the past year. While the big players are (mostly) the same, new technology, new leadership, and new strategies keep the game interesting.

Tech

Resy Acquires Reserve to Better Challenge OpenTable

6 months ago

The deal consolidates two young players in the market, each touting a strong roster of restaurants.

Tech

Uber Eats Makes It Easier for Workers to Expense Meals

6 months ago

This specific product launch is targeted more toward businesses than employees, but it does highlight a solid opportunity for restaurants and delivery providers alike: workday orders.

Tech

Restaurants Argue Efficiency and Safety in Cashless Push

6 months ago

We're not going to be the ones claiming that the old ways are the best ways, but we will argue that we don't know if tech providers and restaurants have thought this through all the way.

Tech

Yelp’s New Nowait Kiosks Take Aim at the Host Stand

6 months ago

Call us traditional — because we are on some matters — but we'd rather be greeted and check in with a human. Then we're happy letting the computer program run its course.