Walmart Test New Delivery Program

Walmart Test New Delivery Program

No news on whether Walmart still plans to ask its employees to deliver orders to neighbors on their way home, but just in case it’s still in the works…  
How Union Square Hospitality Group Does Delivery

How Union Square Hospitality Group Does Delivery

By Laura Michaels Delivery used to be more of a “casual hobby” for Union Square Hospitality Group and its Blue Smoke eatery, but that was before the Danny Meyer-led restaurant group recognized the needs of its guests were changing. “In the old days we were basically...
Ordering McDonald’s Delivery with UberEATS

Ordering McDonald’s Delivery with UberEATS

By Tom Kaiser Is delivery faster and more convenient than ordering McDonald’s at a drive-thru? We tested McDonald’s new delivery partnership with UberEATS to see how the fast-food giant’s sandwiches, fries, Happy Meals and “artisan” burgers weathered the journey to...

News Briefs – July 2017

Saucey’s Feeling a Bit Saucy After Big Infusion of Cash Saucey, an alcohol-delivery company based in Los Angeles, has raised $5.4 million in Series A funding led by Bullpen Capital, with participation from earlier and new investors, including Blumberg Capital,...
Facebook Diving Deeper into Delivery

Facebook Diving Deeper into Delivery

By Thomas Kaiser We use it to announce the best and worst news of our lives, to stalk exes and find new love, to read the news and complain about current events—so why shouldn’t Facebook just feed us, already? Fear not, California-based Facebook has announced plans to...
24/7 Hours Are a Snap When You Think Outside the Box

24/7 Hours Are a Snap When You Think Outside the Box

By Nancy Weingartner Monroe After Kendra Rasmusson and her husband Paul moved back to her hometown of New Prague, a rural community about 45 miles south of Minneapolis, they discovered the nearest co-op was 25 miles away. This might not have been a big deal for most...
Chatting with Michael Wior, CEO of Omnivore Tech

Chatting with Michael Wior, CEO of Omnivore Tech

By Nancy Weingartner Monroe We caught up with Michael Wior, CEO of Omnivore Tech in Hayward, California, at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago not that long ago, and asked him what he sees as the future of restaurant technology. Since his company’s software...
McDonald’s Accelerates Delivery Rollout with UberEats

McDonald’s Accelerates Delivery Rollout with UberEats

Underscoring the seismic shift to delivery in all corners of the restaurant world, McDonald’s is ramping up its trial of third-party delivery with UberEats, doubling the number of U.S. locations delivering Big Macs, Egg McMuffins, and McNuggets. Announced at an...