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Workplace Shutdowns Hobble Catering Market

With so many offices and factories now closed, it’s a dark time in the catering industry. One of the largest catering marketplaces, ezCater, has rolled out a zero-commission program through April 15, while Foodsby has reportedly laid off the majority of its staff...

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Pandemic Not Yet Boosting Third-Party Delivery Providers

According to daily average user data compiled by the research advisors at Gordon Haskett, the COVID-19 crisis is not lifting sales for third-party restaurant delivery providers. Acknowledging that we’re still in “early innings,” the firm’s research pointed to daily...

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Delivery Trends ‘Up 30-40 Percent,’ Grocery Especially

It’s hard to quantify how many more people are ordering during the COVID-19 crisis. A new survey from Sense360 shows that 21 percent of respondents are now working from home, with 15 percent saying they would order groceries online, but just 5 percent planning to...

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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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