Soup’s On: FOD Tests ‘Self-delivery’

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Report: Grubhub Hires Advisor, Considers Sale

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A Glimpse into the Future of Food at CES 2020

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Why Bad Data Should be Counterpunched

Why Bad Data Should be Counterpunched

A new study making the rounds shows DoorDash drivers making just $1.45 base hourly pay before tips and making the food-delivery economy at large look pretty dismal. And without real-world data, this is what makes the news. The report appeared on Salon, and a handful...

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Little Caesars Starts Pizza Delivery Price War

Trade wars are hot topics these days, and the latest to pop up is pitting Little Caesars against its much larger national pizza competitors. Once a delivery skeptic, Little Caesars is getting into direct-to-consumer delivery through an exclusive partnership with...

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4 Predictions for Off-Premises in 2030

The future of the restaurant industry is hard to imagine, but the National Restaurant Association (NRA) worked with a group of futurists to see how the future of convenient food will likely look based on the industry’s trajectory and the expansion of technology. NRA...

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The Deliverers

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

4 Predictions for Off-Premises in 2030

The future of the restaurant industry is hard to imagine, but the National Restaurant Association (NRA) worked with a group of futurists to see how the future of convenient food will likely look based on the industry’s trajectory and the expansion of technology. NRA...

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Best Practices

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

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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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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Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Another week brings yet another example of a third-party delivery company partnering with a restaurant to launch a new virtual restaurant. This latest is New York City-based Just Salad partnering with Grubhub to launch Health Tribes, a digital-only concept that...

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