Antitrust Expert Weighs Uber-Grubhub Merger Hurdles

In Uber’s attempt to acquire Grubhub, the...

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McKinsey Restaurant Report Offers Grim Reality, Some Ideas

McKinsey put out a report advising the restaurant industry how it might survive or thrive in the “next normal.” Noting that the pandemic has most severely impacted restaurants in urban areas, the authors outlined nine possible scenarios for the restaurant sector’s...

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Antitrust Expert Weighs Uber-Grubhub Merger Hurdles

In Uber’s attempt to acquire Grubhub, the second-largest U.S. restaurant delivery service, there are stumbling blocks beyond agreeing to a selling price, which is speculated as being responsible for holding up the deal at present. If financial terms are settled, the...

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McKinsey Restaurant Report Offers Grim Reality, Some Ideas

McKinsey put out a report advising the restaurant industry how it might survive or thrive in the “next normal.” Noting that the pandemic has most severely impacted restaurants in urban areas, the authors outlined nine possible scenarios for the restaurant sector’s...

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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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