Albertsons Cans 10 Percent of Plated Staff

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In a Convenience Economy, Restaurants Have the Power

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Discipline Is Benefit for Publicly Held Grubhub

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Munchery Closure Leaves Restaurants High and Dry

The food delivery startup, Munchery, left local San Francisco small business owners eating the bill after abruptly shutting their doors. Munchery provided prepared meals to residents in San Francisco, Los Angelas, Seattle and New York. In San Francisco, Munchery...

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The Deliverers

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

Postmates Partners with Popeyes

Postmates revealed one of its largest restaurant partnerships to date with a newly announced tie-up with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen to offer third-party delivery at more than 2,000 of the chicken chain’s locations across the U.S. To juice initial orders, Postmates is...

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FOD Briefs

Foodsby raises $13.5 million in new venture capital

Foodsby, a Minneapolis-based office catering company, raised $13.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking. Greycroft Partners, Corazon Capital and Rally Ventures also participated, and this latest round increases Foodsby’s total...

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Kroger to expand online grocery delivery with Instacart

After less than a year of partnering with same-day grocery delivery service Instacart, supermarket giant Kroger announced it’s expanding the service to another 75 markets by late October. That increase means Instacart will be available at more than 1,600 Kroger stores...

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Chipotle launches direct delivery through its app

In a move to keep customers on its own website and app, Chipotle began offering direct delivery without sending customers to a third-party service platform. Still powered by Doordash, the in-app delivery order function is now available in all 70 markets at the more...

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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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