FOD Lab: Burrito Delivery Challenge

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FoodBoss Sees Itself as Expedia, Trivago of Meal Delivery

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Four Focal Points to Build Better Delivery Ops

Third-party delivery best practices are seemingly endless these days, but Uber Eats has some key places to focus efforts to make things as efficient as possible. Read on for a sponsored message from Uber Eats.

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Waitr Revenue Grows, but Loses $220 Million in Q3

Louisiana-based Waitr Holdings, which also owns Bite Squad, is the latest publicly traded national delivery provider to post a significant loss in recent weeks, bleeding a total of $220.1 million during Q3 2019. Diving into the numbers, Waitr’s quarterly revenue...

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Using Boots on the Ground to Promote Delivery, Catering

With more restaurants and delivery brands vying for customers’ attention, along with the plethora of online marketing channels, it’s getting harder to promote a restaurant that could use more eyeballs on it. A new company has added a more personal option to the...

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The Deliverers

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

Kroger, ClusterTruck Partner on Delivery-Only Ops

Chris Baggottt, the founder and CEO of ClusterTruck, said after many, many conversations with restaurant owners, he found what might be the ideal ghost kitchen partner in grocery giant Kroger. ClusterTruck, the “virtual food truck” that offers everything from pad Thai...

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

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Uber Buys Chilean Online Grocery Provider

Uber Buys Chilean Online Grocery Provider

Uber is getting into the online grocery business, which is increasingly being bundled into the same ecosystem as third-party restaurant delivery. In acquiring majority ownership of online grocer Cornershop, Uber will now have a toehold in Chile, Mexico, Peru and...

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Ordermark Partners-Up for Social Media Ordering

The idea of ordering food via social media is gaining more and more traction as messaging platforms gobble up our lives. Huge numbers of consumers live their life on some messaging app or another, be it Slack, Messenger or whatever. Ordermark is sliding right in via a...

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Grubhub Announces ‘Perks,’ Adding Offers, Loyalty

Grubhub Announces ‘Perks,’ Adding Offers, Loyalty

Grubhub this week announced new functionality dubbed “perks.” The new in-app feature means new options for diners and restaurant owners to better tailor the experience and potentially entice diners to order from them. It might not seem like a huge deal, but for a long...

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DoorDash Cruises into Australia

DoorDash Cruises into Australia

DoorDash has announced its official launch in Melbourne, Australia, through a post on the company’s blog. It’s the largest U.S.-based delivery brand’s first expansion outside of North America. In preparation for the launch, DoorDash has already added thousands of...

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New Waitr App Adds Numerous Quality-of-Life Perks

New Waitr App Adds Numerous Quality-of-Life Perks

When we order food in the office via one of the third-party apps, it’s not hard, but it’s also not easy. Generally, whoever had the great idea to get food delivered has to glean everyone’s order from our office messaging app Slack and plug them in or wander around the...

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Domino’s to Deliver with Rad Power E-Bikes

Domino’s to Deliver with Rad Power E-Bikes

After testing electric bicycle deliveries at company-owned stores in Houston, Miami and New York, Domino’s Pizza is giving its U.S. franchisees the option of using custom electric bicycles through a new partnership with Seattle-based Rad Power Bikes. Domino’s says...

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