BurgerFI Develops Tamper-Proof Delivery Packaging

BurgerFI Develops Tamper-Proof Delivery Packaging

In the wake of food safety scandals, such as Chipotle’s, new ideas are materializing out of hindsight afterglow. To avoid risk, restaurants are putting their take-out and delivery operations under the microscope to do all they can to prevent food-borne illness...
Bite Squad Completes Massive, 17-Company Acquisition

Bite Squad Completes Massive, 17-Company Acquisition

By Thomas Kaiser Bite Squad, a five-year-old, third-party restaurant delivery service based in Minneapolis, announced a massive 17-company acquisition that expands its footprint to more than 30 U.S. metro areas and vaults the company into one of the category’s largest...
Domino’s and Ford Begin Autonomous Pizza Deliveries

Domino’s and Ford Begin Autonomous Pizza Deliveries

By Tom Kaiser It’s here, mass-market pizzas delivered by a fully autonomous car thanks to a home-state partnership between Domino’s and Ford. While it’s only up and running with one car in Ann Arbor, Michigan, it’s a significant mile marker for both the automotive and...
GrubHub Gobbles Up Yelp’s Eat24

GrubHub Gobbles Up Yelp’s Eat24

By Tom Kaiser After forking over for Foodler in June, Grubhub purchased Eat24 from Yelp for $287.5 million, further solidifying its status as the leading provider of third-party food delivery. Investors celebrated Grubhub’s soon-to-be expanded menu and possibilities...
NCR Partners to Eliminate Delivery Tablets in Restaurants

NCR Partners to Eliminate Delivery Tablets in Restaurants

By Tom Kaiser A new partnership between point-of-sale giant NCR and delivery providers DoorDash and Grubhub aims to eliminate the separate tablets that have become a necessary evil for restaurants looking to add revenue through third-party delivery. For restaurants...