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Data Shows Continued Bleak Trends

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the restaurant industry, industry data is giving some clarity to just how bad sales are. Data from various outlets shows an industry in free fall, and while sobering, a clear view is important so the Food On Demand world can...

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Online Grocery (Finally) Coming in Hot

After years of lackluster growth compared to the fast rise of meal delivery, U.S. consumers are starting to embrace online grocery shopping, with a new study arguing that groceries ordered in advance for delivery and pickup has passed a tipping point and “is now an...

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Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Another week brings yet another example of a third-party delivery company partnering with a restaurant to launch a new virtual restaurant. This latest is New York City-based Just Salad partnering with Grubhub to launch Health Tribes, a digital-only concept that...

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Delivery Bots ‘Paused’ After Accessibility Incident

Delivery Bots ‘Paused’ After Accessibility Incident

Stuck because a robot won’t move out of the way might sound like a dumb episode of “Black Mirror,” but that was the reality for a doctoral student on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Emily Ackerman, a chemical engineering student who uses a wheelchair, said she...

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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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