Domino’s Carryout Approaches 50% As Investments Pay Off

As pizza delivery giant Domino’s delivers faster...

Virtual Kitchen Investments in U.S. Near $600 Million

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Grubhub Reports Mixed Fourth Quarter Results

Grubhub announced fourth-quarter results, and...

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Figure Eight Launches Delivery-Focused Consulting

Figure Eight Launches Delivery-Focused Consulting

Seeing the unstoppable rise of delivery and catering, a New York City-based entrepreneur with a background in farming, engineering and philosophy is turning his attention to helping restaurants streamline their third-party delivery programs and avoid worst-practices...

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P.F. Chang’s Opens “To-Go” Concept in Chicago

P.F. Chang’s Opens “To-Go” Concept in Chicago

After recently closing its last full-service restaurant in Chicago, P.F. Chang’s has opened a new, smaller concept that’s exclusively focused on carryout, delivery and catering in the city’s River North neighborhood on the edge of the central business district. To...

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Online Grocery (Finally) Coming in Hot

Online Grocery (Finally) Coming in Hot

After years of lackluster growth compared to the fast rise of meal delivery, U.S. consumers are starting to embrace online grocery shopping, with a new study arguing that groceries ordered in advance for delivery and pickup has passed a tipping point and “is now an...

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Blue Apron Seeking ‘Strategic Alternatives’

The once-disruptive meal kit leader, Blue Apron, announced that it was looking at a “range of strategic alternatives” as it reported its final quarterly earnings for 2019. In all, the fourth-quarter results were not great. The company missed earnings per share...

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Online Grocery (Finally) Coming in Hot

After years of lackluster growth compared to the fast rise of meal delivery, U.S. consumers are starting to embrace online grocery shopping, with a new study arguing that groceries ordered in advance for delivery and pickup has passed a tipping point and “is now an...

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The Many Paths to Successful Virtual Restaurants

Virtual restaurant operation is one of the sexy new things that has restaurants buzzing, but as the virtual restaurant segment grows, there seem to be three dominant paths that take full advantage of the potential for new ways of doing business. Industry leaders...

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Low ABV Drink Maker and Membership Club Snags $4.5 Million

Low ABV Drink Maker and Membership Club Snags $4.5 Million

If you love cocktails, but don’t like to get drunk or go outside, there’s a new multi-million-dollar startup looking to plug you into a low-alcohol cocktail membership. With the promise of reviving “aperitif culture,” Haus secured $4.5 million in seed funding from a...

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Chicago Restaurants Getting Grocery Delivery

Chicago Restaurants Getting Grocery Delivery

MyValue365.com, a Chicago-based ethnic grocery ordering and delivery company that’s previously focused on at-home consumers, announced its entry into B2B grocery-delivery business, which includes deliveries to restaurants. This offering is a part of the company’s new...

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DoorDash Unveils 2019’s Trending Delivery Foods

DoorDash Unveils 2019’s Trending Delivery Foods

DoorDash has released its annual delivery trend report dubbed “The DoorDash Dish: 2019-2020 Trend Report,” showing what U.S. delivery consumers are hungry for. The report is built on the data from orders through the network and a survey of more than 1,200 DoorDash...

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Uber Paints Picture of Future Drone-Driver Hybrid Model

Uber Paints Picture of Future Drone-Driver Hybrid Model

Aerial drones may represent an incredible leap in foodservice technology, but there is still plenty of work to be done before we collectively get there. Uber’s Elevate division recently painted a picture of what that future model might look like as it announced its...

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Lyft, &pizza Pair Up on Late-Night Employee Rides

Lyft, &pizza Pair Up on Late-Night Employee Rides

Lyft and &pizza, the tech-savvy fast-casual East Coat pizza brand, announced a new partnership to bring &pizza employees in Washington, D.C. a reliable late-night transit option. This isn’t exactly news in the off-premises world, but is another step forward in...

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