McDonald’s Adds DoorDash to the Menu

McDonald’s is opening up its delivery...

Multi-Brand Operator Kahala Inks First National Delivery Deal

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Calculating Delivery’s Impact on Restaurant Margins

There’s a running conversation in the restaurant...

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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.

Consumers Plan Increased Food Delivery Spending

A new consumer spending survey from KeyBanc Capital Markets suggests consumers are looking to increase the amount of money they spend on food-delivery services in the future, which bodes well for continued growth in the category going forward. Asked to predict their...

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The Deliverers

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

McDonald’s Adds DoorDash to the Menu

McDonald’s is opening up its delivery relationship, announcing via a press release that it signed a contract to make DoorDash its second third-party delivery provider, effectively ending its exclusive deal with Uber Eats that was viewed by many industry watchers as a...

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Best Practices

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

Calculating Delivery’s Impact on Restaurant Margins

There’s a running conversation in the restaurant industry about delivery’s impact on margins, and now investment advisor Hedgeye Risk Management has crunched the numbers in a range of scenarios, including how much delivery impacts the total volume, as well as...

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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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