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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Tough Restaurant Climate Bodes Well for Delivery

Tough Restaurant Climate Bodes Well for Delivery

We don’t know how chain restaurants will fare in the coming year, but there’s no doubt that delivery will continue to be a significant portion of earnings calls in the 12 months to come. Looking at my own life, it’s safe to say I’ll be busy trying to keep up, which will likely push me right into the warm, comfortable hands of delivery brands willing to make my life a little easier, even if it comes at the expense of war-weary restaurant execs.

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RFDC Recap: Diving Into Delivery P&Ls

Five-plus years into the sea change that is third-party delivery, restaurant operators continue to debate the merits, challenges and potential profits that result from handing over some crucial parts of the business, from guest contact, upholding the brand and a lack of shared customer data.

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Panera Adding Breakfast to In-House Delivery Program

Panera Bread has reportedly passed $2 billion in digital sales this year, double the previous year, as the brand launches a new breakfast delivery program starting with 231 cities and towns across the country. In a press release, Panera said breakfast can now be...

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Bite Squad and DoorDash Add Cities; Postmates Builds Hub

Showing no slowdown from 2017 when it acquired 17 local restaurant delivery companies, Bite Squad added service to 100 U.S. cities with another 100 planned for the rest of the year. By the end of the year, the company expects to be in 400 cities across 22 states....

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Food On Demand News Briefs – August 2018

School District Bans Food Deliveries; European Online Ordering In what seems to be the first ban of its kind, a Florida school district will likely ban food deliveries to students. According to Spectrum News, a local Florida TV news station, the district would add a...

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Food On Demand News Briefs – July 2018

Following in the footsteps of Dunkin’ Donuts, which began a catering test in four states in March, McDonald’s is in the midst of its own breakfast catering trial program in Central Florida. Several breakfast bundles, such as a six-pack of steak Egg McMuffins or the Breakfast Boss are available for pick-up or delivery from UberEats at 195 McDonald’s restaurants in the Orlando area.

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Food On Demand News Briefs – June 2018

ezDispatch Targets Catering-specific Delivery Orders Business catering marketplace ezCater recently launched ezDispatch, a new offering that connects restaurants and caterers to third-party delivery companies in their area. Restaurants can opt to use ezDispatch to...

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Food On Demand – February Briefs

DoorDash Helps feed the Homeless Delivery giant DoorDash is using its delivery algorithm to help feed the homeless along with Feeding America.  In a new program dubbed DASH (DoorDash Acts for Sustainability and Hunger), restaurants can easily get the food to homeless...

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