Soup’s On: FOD Tests ‘Self-delivery’

Soup’s On: FOD Tests ‘Self-delivery’

The term “self delivery”—which, of course, means customer pickup—never fails to solicit a laugh here at FOD, but nothing’s funny for restaurants looking to convert delivery customers to takeout customers willing to grab their meals in person. To evaluate the changing...
ChowNow Moves Delivery Customers In-House

ChowNow Moves Delivery Customers In-House

The bigger third-party delivery gets, the more incentives restaurants have to move Grubhub, DoorDash or Postmates customers to in-house channels that don’t cost nearly as much. Filling this gap between self delivery and using national delivery brands that charge...
Instacart Rolls out ‘Self Delivery’

Instacart Rolls out ‘Self Delivery’

Customers “self delivering” their own meals and retail goods—meaning they pick them up instead of having them delivered—has become a hot focal area in the delivery world. The latest company jumping on the bandwagon is Instacart, which just announced a national...