Waitr Falls on Hard Times, Shares Plummet

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Grubhub Responds to ‘Misleading’ Accusations

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Ordermark Nabs $18M, Adds Ordermark POS Integration

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DoorDash Buys Square’s Caviar

DoorDash Buys Square’s Caviar

DoorDash, the leading U.S. third-party delivery provider by market share, has entered into an agreement with Square to buy its Caviar delivery brand for $410 million in cash and DoorDash preferred stock. This huge acquisition underscores DoorDash’s recent gains in market share and brings a new delivery platform under its umbrella with a generally positive reputation among restaurant operators. 

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All things finance, mergers, acquisitions and funding from around the industry.

Postmates Set to File Key IPO Document

Postmates is set to join Uber, Grubhub and Waitr in the public markets. According to TechCrunch, the company will file its S-1, the key document to register securities on the public markets next month. Available details are sparse, but the company has partnered with...

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Uber Reportedly Eyes European Grocery Play

Ride-hailing giant Uber is reportedly eyeing the European grocery market, with Bloomberg reporting it’s looking to start grocery delivery to compete with Deliveroo and Just Eat—the continent’s two largest third-party delivery brands. Evidence: “We’re currently...

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The Deliverers

All the news from the biggest and smallers third-party delivery firms.

Postmates Set to File Key IPO Document

Postmates is set to join Uber, Grubhub and Waitr in the public markets. According to TechCrunch, the company will file its S-1, the key document to register securities on the public markets next month. Available details are sparse, but the company has partnered with...

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Best Practices

What are your peers doing in delivery? Get some of the best practices out there.

Eatsa Pivots with Starbucks ‘Flywheel’ as Brightloom

The company eatsa is making another pivot in its efforts to provide in-restaurant technology solutions to address the growing need for convenience and efficiency. The company, now known as Brightloom, is cozying up to Starbucks in a big way, bringing the core...

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FOD Briefs

Consumer Reports Rates Grocery Delivery Services

Looking at which online grocery delivery brands offer the freshest food the fastest and most cost-effectively, Consumer Reports just published a ranking that listed Target-owned Shipt as the best groceries-on-demand service. Consumer Reports is a subscription-based...

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Summer Orders: Less Soup, More Poke

Bite Squad, now a subsidiary of Waitr, released data around what people order during the summer months. In a list predicting this summer’s fastest-growing delivery items, the company pointed to high-growth items seen last summer between June 1 and August 31. This...

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Uber is Building Virtual Restaurants Too?

Like Deliveroo overseas and DoorDash in the U.S., Uber is testing its own virtual kitchen concept. While the company hasn’t officially announced a delivery-only kitchen, an unnamed Bloomberg source told the publication that Uber has been leasing kitchen space in Paris...

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