Postmates Gets ‘Unicorn’ Status with $300M Investment

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ezCater Acquires French-based GoCater

After attracting a cool $100 million of investor...

Naf Naf Grill Officially Begins Third-Party Delivery

The fast-growing Middle Eastern concept Naf Naf Grill has been putting a lot of work into its delivery infrastructure and is now open for business.

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Ordermark Nabs $9.5 Million Investment

Ordermark Nabs $9.5 Million Investment

Ordermark, a fast growing provider of online ordering solutions for restaurants, announced the close of a $9.5M Series A funding round. Led by Nosara Capital, the latest round brings in new investors including Vertical Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Riverpark...

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Restaurant Revolution Partners with Thanx Loyalty

Restaurant Revolution Technologies, a platform that integrates online ordering with restaurant point of sale, announced a new partnership that integrates marketing and loyalty. The company is now integrated with Thanx, which blends customer engagement, customer data,...

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Grocery Getters Keep Moving Online

Grocery Getters Keep Moving Online

According to Brick Meets Click, a research firm that’s been tracking the online grocery migration since 2011, the number of U.S. households shopping for groceries online is up 22 percent over the previous year, to a new high of 5.5 percent of households. That’s up from 3.4 percent in just two years ago.

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

UBS Lays Out Potential Food On Demand Futures

Wealth management and equity research firm UBS put out a thorough look at the food delivery world and its possible futures. The report, dubbed “Is The Kitchen Dead?” digs into the answers from more than 13,000 consumer surveys and detailed data analysis from apps and...

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Cowen Sees Accelerating Growth in Food Delivery Industry

With insight from four restaurant industry and some anecdotes from the Food On Demand editorial team, financial services and research firm Cowen released its latest delivery report suggesting the restaurant delivery market is still accelerating as more investment dollars continue flowing into the category.

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The Deliverers

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

ezCater Acquires French-based GoCater

After attracting a cool $100 million of investor cash to be used to fuel international expansion, the Boston-based ezCater acquired GoCater, a Paris-headquartered corporate catering platform. Shortly after the news broke, we spoke with ezCater Founder Stefania Mallett...

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Best Practices

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

Here’s How to Get Your Delivery Menu Noticed

Nobody does irreverent marketing better than Minneapolis-based Parasole Restaurant Holdings. And when a billboard goes up for the multi-concept restaurateur’s Chino Latino brand and he doesn’t get a few angry phone calls, “I don’t feel like I’m doing my job,” CEO Phil Roberts says.

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FOD Briefs

Food on Demand Briefs – November 2017

Order Food Without Leaving Facebook Facebook announced it has partnered with third-party delivery services such as EatStreet, Delivery.com, DoorDash and ChowNow so users can order food without ever leaving the social media site. Facebook is also working directly with...

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