Kroger, ClusterTruck Expand Ghost Kitchen Partnership

Ghost-kitchen operator ClusterTruck and grocery...

Testing Third-Party Convenience Stores

By Tom Kaiser and Nicholas Upton There’s nothing...

Funding Still Pouring into Food On Demand Space

If you thought a global pandemic, potentially...

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Q&A with Hy-Vee’s Upscale C-Store Lead

Q&A with Hy-Vee’s Upscale C-Store Lead

Hy-Vee, an employee-owned grocery chain that’s been a leader in convenience and off-premises realms, is rolling out Fast & Fresh convenience stores that give customers a wide range of grab-and-go and take-and-bake pickup options, along with more traditional meal...

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CloudKitchens Spends Big on 40 New Properties

Recently revealed real estate documents provide another hint at what ghost-kitchen builder CloudKitchens has going on behind the scenes. According to The Wall Street Journal, CloudKitchens has gobbled up 40 properties across the country, spending more than $130...

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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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The Deliverers

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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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FOD Tests Dream Dinners’ Pivot into Meals-by-Mail

Dream Dinners can be a lifeline for busy parents and folks who want an easy dinner. In normal times, customers show up, prep a whole bunch of meals for the next few weeks and take them home. Of course, standing in a dinner-prep assembly line during a pandemic is not...

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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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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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