GH Lab Store a Convincing Take on Retail’s Future

The new GH Lab store at the Mall of America is a...

BVLOS Drone Test a Step Toward ‘Railway in the Sky’

The holy grail of drone delivery has always been...

Danny Meyer Fund Leads Goldbelly Series B

More money keeps flowing into the delivery...

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Caviar Aims to Bring Zesty Catering Nationwide

Caviar Aims to Bring Zesty Catering Nationwide

With investor cash continuing to pile into the restaurant and delivery worlds, the biggest players are outlining plans to go their own unique directions. In a recent conversation with Caviar’s Anjarae Washington, head of Caviar For Teams and its new catering-focused...

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Finance

All things finance, mergers, acquisitions and funding from around the industry.

Danny Meyer Fund Leads Goldbelly Series B

More money keeps flowing into the delivery space, this time Goldbelly grabbed the attention of restaurateur Danny Meyer and his young fund Enlightened Hospitality Investments. Goldbelly was founded in 2012 in New York with the purpose of getting “legendary foods” to...

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Research

Data and insights from around the Food On Demand space.

POS Provider Qu Aims for ‘Uber Like’ Self Delivery

There is a lot of attention on the point of sale when it comes to food delivery. Numerous aggregators are playing in the space and some point of sale (POS) companies are figuring out integrations of their own as well. The POS provider Qu, formerly known as Gusto, has...

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The Deliverers

All the news from the biggest and smallers third-party delivery firms.

Uber Prepares Food-Delivery Drones

Hot meals being delivered from the sky are the natural end-game of this on-demand food delivery phenomenon. With this week’s news from The Wall Street Journal that UberEats plans to launch foody drones by 2021, and our own Nick Upton’s story on unmanned drone deliveries happening up in Canada, it’s clear that the uber-future is almost here—ready or not.

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Best Practices

What are your peers doing in delivery? Get some of the best practices out there.

IBM’s New Coffee Drone

Feeling a little underpowered? Be careful what you wish for, as a new patent from IBM shows the technology giant wants no yawn left behind as it develops a drone that can detect tired souls and immediately swoop in with a hot cup of coffee. In a patent filed with the...

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FOD Briefs

Bite Squad and DoorDash Add Cities; Postmates Builds Hub

Showing no slowdown from 2017 when it acquired 17 local restaurant delivery companies, Bite Squad added service to 100 U.S. cities with another 100 planned for the rest of the year. By the end of the year, the company expects to be in 400 cities across 22 states....

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Food On Demand News Briefs – August 2018

School District Bans Food Deliveries; European Online Ordering In what seems to be the first ban of its kind, a Florida school district will likely ban food deliveries to students. According to Spectrum News, a local Florida TV news station, the district would add a...

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Food On Demand News Briefs – July 2018

Following in the footsteps of Dunkin’ Donuts, which began a catering test in four states in March, McDonald’s is in the midst of its own breakfast catering trial program in Central Florida. Several breakfast bundles, such as a six-pack of steak Egg McMuffins or the Breakfast Boss are available for pick-up or delivery from UberEats at 195 McDonald’s restaurants in the Orlando area.

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Food On Demand News Briefs – June 2018

ezDispatch Targets Catering-specific Delivery Orders Business catering marketplace ezCater recently launched ezDispatch, a new offering that connects restaurants and caterers to third-party delivery companies in their area. Restaurants can opt to use ezDispatch to...

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Food On Demand – February Briefs

DoorDash Helps feed the Homeless Delivery giant DoorDash is using its delivery algorithm to help feed the homeless along with Feeding America.  In a new program dubbed DASH (DoorDash Acts for Sustainability and Hunger), restaurants can easily get the food to homeless...

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