Entrepreneur Builds Model to Support Black-owned Restaurants

Black and Mobile is a fast-growing restaurant delivery provider punching above its weight class following a year where both the pandemic and social unrest put a national focus on elevating Black-owned businesses. Founded by twin brothers in their early 20s, the company is moving beyond its East Coast roots into other major U.S. cities.

Enterprise Delivery SaaS Giant Olo Files to go Public

Olo, one of the first big-name digital delivery...

Zuul Diversifies into Multi-Concept Ghost Kitchen Tech

Zuul is now moving into the restaurant technology space with the release of its ZuulOS that helps operators manage multi-brand restaurant and ghost kitchen operations. It’s an increasingly crowded space, as the restaurant software industry reacts to the fast rise of ghost kitchens and virtual restaurants.

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Enterprise Delivery SaaS Giant Olo Files to go Public

Olo, one of the first big-name digital delivery order aggregators, is set to go public soon. The company filed its S-1 prospectus with lots of new details in its first public pitch to Wall Street. The New York-based company looks to raise $100 million in a public...

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Testing Third-Party Convenience Stores

By Tom Kaiser and Nicholas Upton There’s nothing more convenient than doing nothing. One tiny step below that is opening a delivery app to plug in a convenience store order, now that so many third-party delivery services have added C-store delivery to their...

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Entrepreneur Builds Model to Support Black-owned Restaurants

Black and Mobile is a fast-growing restaurant delivery provider punching above its weight class following a year where both the pandemic and social unrest put a national focus on elevating Black-owned businesses. Founded by twin brothers in their early 20s, the company is moving beyond its East Coast roots into other major U.S. cities.

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Uber to Acquire Alcohol Delivery Brand Drizly

Uber to Acquire Alcohol Delivery Brand Drizly

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wasn’t kidding when he said ride-sharing will be a comparatively smaller part of the company’s future. It’s bringing alcohol delivery into the fold with the announcement of an agreement to acquire Drizly for approximately $1.1 billion in stock and cash.

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Chowly Nabs Grubhub Integration

Chowly Nabs Grubhub Integration

Two Chicago delivery-focused brands are finally formally integrated now that Chowly has entered into a partnership with Grubhub to bring its menu management and order fulfillment solution to restaurants on the Grubhub marketplace.

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DoorDash Helping Closed Restaurants “Reopen for Delivery”

DoorDash Helping Closed Restaurants “Reopen for Delivery”

DoorDash is rolling out a new program to help restaurants reopen as delivery-only locations. It’s the first partnership in the delivery brand’s new “Reopen for Delivery” initiative to help restaurants reopen without the typical, arduous overhead costs of a traditional brick-and-mortar location. 

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Zuul Opens ‘Virtual Food Hall’ in New York

Zuul Opens ‘Virtual Food Hall’ in New York

To help returning office workers tap back into their daily routine with some pizza, subs and all the fusions of New York’s lunch scene, Zuul has opened a virtual food hall. Zuul, a New York-based ghost kitchen operator, announced that the project dubbed Zuul Market...

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Uber Eats Releases Survey of Delivery During the Pandemic

Uber Eats Releases Survey of Delivery During the Pandemic

A new survey of restaurant operators on the Uber Eats platform shows many feel that, were it not for third-party delivery volume, the vast majority would have had to lay off staff members or cut staff hours to get through the pandemic. Putting a finer point on it,...

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