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Starbucks Tests Uber Eats Delivery in Miami

5 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

5 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

5 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.

Tech

Union Square Hospitality Group to Move All Reservations to Resy

6 months ago

One restaurant group switching from one tech provider to another doesn't exactly headline news make, but it does help us all understand a restaurant's priorities and what it wants from said tech vendors.

Tech

Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: Grubhub Looks Beyond Just Delivery

6 months ago

The tech-fueled delivery business is so much more than just delivery. Stakes are high as companies vie for contracts, exclusive agreements, and market share while at the same time racing to build out infrastructure and coverage across the country and around the world.

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Video: Uber Eats Boss Says ‘We Like to Grow Things Quick’

6 months ago

Uber Eats is a bright spot for its parent company and the best example of what it can do if it plays nice rather than breaks things (and laws).

Tech

DoorDash Raises $250 Million Nearly Tripling Its Valuation

6 months ago

DoorDash is on fire. There's lots of room to grow in the delivery market — remember, nearly half of delivery orders are still placed over the phone — but its new technology, strong chain partnerships, and influx of cash are teeing it up as a force to be reckoned with in the space.

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Food Delivery Service Waitr Is Rapidly Expanding Under New Ownership

6 months ago

Scaling up is great for the service, but it's not immune to growing pains along the way.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Website Updates

6 months ago

When and how you’re making updates matters, but if your restaurant website isn’t mobile-friendly you risk over 50 percent of your guests not seeing them.

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McDonald’s Argues That Digital Kiosks Mean More Employees

6 months ago

This may be true for now, but we find it hard to believe that, without humans taking orders, operators won't see opportunities to cut staff in the future.

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DoorDash Adds Free In-Store Pickup and a Subscription Plan

6 months ago

The delivery story is far more complex than a few strong players battling to bring you dinner. It's about customer loyalty and retention and, for the companies involved, becoming an indispensable part of daily life.

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Zume Is Getting Nearly $750 Million From SoftBank for Robot Pizza

6 months ago

Robot pizza is not a bad idea, in some circumstances, which is why Domino's is already in the game. Can three quarters of a billion dollars help one company catch up?