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Grubhub Shuts Down Eat24

5 months ago

This decision comes as no surprise. Unlike Seamless, Eat24 didn't have the same brand identity with its core customers. If there's no potential customer blowback, it makes more sense to convert those users over to Grubhub.

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Grubhub Buys LevelUp for $390 Million

5 months ago

How soon until Grubhub users start earning loyalty points per delivery order placed?

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Upserve Buys SimpleOrder to Build Inventory Management Into Its POS

5 months ago

Upserve's acquisition and subsequent implementation of SimpleOrder technology speaks to a larger trend: point of sale companies will continue to acquire smaller, niche technical operations in order to build out their products.

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Yelp Adds Health Code Ratings to Restaurant Pages Nationwide

5 months ago

Consumers will benefit from easily accessible restaurant health data, as long as the information is always correct and up-to-date.

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Skift Table’s Top Restaurant Tech Startups to Watch 2018

5 months ago

Our inaugural list of top tech startups in 2018 contains best-of-breed examples from the kitchen to the host stand and beyond. Restaurant tech is a complicated and fast-growing landscape full of well-intentioned ideas, but success today and beyond lies in the execution of those ideas in a human-powered industry.

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Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Restaurants Forum 2018

5 months ago

Apply now for your shot at the lowest prices for Skift Restaurants Forum.

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U.S. Diners Are Not Clamoring for Robot Waiters, Yet

5 months ago

The restaurants that get new technology right will be the ones that use it as support for more memorable face-to-face experiences.

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Chipotle’s New In-App Delivery Means Less Clicks to Get Your Fix

5 months ago

The move makes sense from all angles: Chipotle drives up digital sales, DoorDash builds on its white label service, and customers benefit from a more seamless ordering process.

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Polish Restaurant Group to Invest in Spanish Delivery Startup Glovo

5 months ago

Buying a burger chain and investing in a delivery startup in the same week? AmRest isn't playing around.

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Toast Closes $115 Million Series D to Advance Its POS System

5 months ago

There's a great "unicorn Toast" joke in here somewhere, but mostly this investment in a relatively young restaurant technology company underscores the value that both investors and restaurants are placing on connected, modern, and agile software to run competitive and profitable businesses.

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Yelp Gets Protection for Defamatory Posts

6 months ago

This wasn't just a restaurant owner angry with a review of their brunch, it was a business owner who proved a statement was defamatory, which is a rather high bar to set. We don't think it's extreme to require Yelp and its peers to show more responsibility over their content.

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Event Management Software Company Gather Acquires EventUp Listings Marketplace

6 months ago

Private events and group bookings carry huge potential value for restaurants, but managing the process can be costly, in time and dollars. Leaning on smart technology is a good move for restaurants and other businesses that place a lot of value on these events.