Like Neighbors Bringing On-Demand Care to Loved Ones

Everything about long-term illness is stressful,...

Grubhub’s Big New Dunkin’ Partnership

Staving off concerns that DoorDash was winning...

Reaction: Amazon Shuts Down Amazon Restaurants

After leading a $575 million investment into...

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

Sweetgreen Buys Galley Foods Meal Delivery Service

Sweetgreen, the healthy fast-casual brand that’s widely considered an early adopter of tech in the restaurant space, is also thinking big with its purchase of Galley Foods, a Washington, D.C.-based meal-delivery service that uses organic ingredients in its...

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Research

Data and insights from around the Food On Demand space.

Delivery App Funnel Shows Many, Many Leaks

A new benchmark study of food delivery apps showed a lot of leaks between downloading and ordering. The good news is, app usage is growing. Research firm NPD Group announced that six in 10 digital restaurant orders are now done through an app. According to another...

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The Deliverers

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

Like Neighbors Bringing On-Demand Care to Loved Ones

Everything about long-term illness is stressful, including wanting to help a friend or family member when you’re not geographically close enough to lend an actual helping hand. But there is help. By providing on-demand meal delivery and transportation services, Like...

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Best Practices

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

Uber Food Delivery Drones Are Swooping In

Uber is set to begin its first consumer tests of delivering food by drones as part of a pilot program with the City of San Diego and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). With all the ongoing drone news and updates from Amazon to Domino’s Pizza and many others,...

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FOD Briefs

New York City Looking Into Grubhub Charges

Details are few, but multiple reports suggest the New York City Council is looking into fees charged to restaurants by Grubhub and other delivery providers. First reported by the New York Post, a hearing is scheduled by the city council’s Committee on Small Business...

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Consumer Reports Rates Grocery Delivery Services

Looking at which online grocery delivery brands offer the freshest food the fastest and most cost-effectively, Consumer Reports just published a ranking that listed Target-owned Shipt as the best groceries-on-demand service. Consumer Reports is a subscription-based...

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Summer Orders: Less Soup, More Poke

Bite Squad, now a subsidiary of Waitr, released data around what people order during the summer months. In a list predicting this summer’s fastest-growing delivery items, the company pointed to high-growth items seen last summer between June 1 and August 31. This...

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Uber is Building Virtual Restaurants Too?

Like Deliveroo overseas and DoorDash in the U.S., Uber is testing its own virtual kitchen concept. While the company hasn’t officially announced a delivery-only kitchen, an unnamed Bloomberg source told the publication that Uber has been leasing kitchen space in Paris...

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