Wayback’s Solution: On-site Cooking in Electric Vehicles

The name itself piques interest: Viddl-It. Wayback Burgers’ new electric vehicle initiative, Viddl-It combines the on-site cooking of food trucks with on-demand delivery technology to ultimately bring consumers a better product.

Starbucks Dives Deep With UberEats Delivery Deal

With mall and hotel kiosks, packaged goods on store shelves and drive-thrus all over, you might feel like Starbucks is everywhere, but a new delivery partnership with UberEats means that coffee call may soon be coming from inside your house.

Grubhub Names Most Popular Delivery Food of 2018

Grubhub has unveiled its annual most-popular...

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Testing Target’s Drive-Up Delivery

Testing Target’s Drive-Up Delivery

Target’s Drive Up is sticky, using the parlance of our times. Having recently sworn off big-box grocery visits in favor of delivery or curbside pickup, skipping the hassles and time-sucks of Target for this mid-thirties yuppie is a worthy life upgrade. I may even bring my dog with me next time.

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Starbucks Dives Deep With UberEats Delivery Deal

With mall and hotel kiosks, packaged goods on store shelves and drive-thrus all over, you might feel like Starbucks is everywhere, but a new delivery partnership with UberEats means that coffee call may soon be coming from inside your house.

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Starbucks Dives Deep With UberEats Delivery Deal

With mall and hotel kiosks, packaged goods on store shelves and drive-thrus all over, you might feel like Starbucks is everywhere, but a new delivery partnership with UberEats means that coffee call may soon be coming from inside your house.

read more

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Get a Jump on the Future at FODC

The stakes aren’t as high as the days when a national pizza company promised your pizza in 30 minutes or it’s free (not surprisingly there were accidents, some more than just fender-benders), but the need to get up to speed on delivery quickly is sweeping the...

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As Delivery Grows, Consumers Still Dining In

A consumer behavior survey from consulting firm ChangeUp found the growth of restaurant delivery is not hurting dine-in traffic and could even spur visits. The survey of nearly 450 consumers who recently used common third-party delivery options noted 58 percent of...

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Kitchen United Nabs Lightning-Fast $10M Series A

Just how excited are investors about the ghost kitchen industry? Well, according to Kitchen United CEO Jim Collins, they are pretty eager. “I think we opened and closed the round in about two days,” said Collins. The outcome of that fervent desire for ghost kitchens...

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McDonald’s, Wendy’s Check Sizes Doubling with Delivery

As McDonald’s and Wendy’s continue expanding third-party delivery at a growing number of locations, the mega-chain restaurants are reporting average check sizes 1.5 to two times higher than traditional, dine-in customers according to a new report from Stephens. “We...

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Foodsby raises $13.5 million in new venture capital

Foodsby, a Minneapolis-based office catering company, raised $13.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking. Greycroft Partners, Corazon Capital and Rally Ventures also participated, and this latest round increases Foodsby’s total...

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Kroger to expand online grocery delivery with Instacart

After less than a year of partnering with same-day grocery delivery service Instacart, supermarket giant Kroger announced it’s expanding the service to another 75 markets by late October. That increase means Instacart will be available at more than 1,600 Kroger stores...

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Chipotle launches direct delivery through its app

In a move to keep customers on its own website and app, Chipotle began offering direct delivery without sending customers to a third-party service platform. Still powered by Doordash, the in-app delivery order function is now available in all 70 markets at the more...

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