California Passes Landmark AB5 Gig-Economy Legislation

The California legislature passed a hotly...

Big Restaurants Seeing Delivery as a Pillar, not a Hurdle

Publicly traded restaurants like McDonald’s,...

From Pot to DoorDash, Delivery Dudes CEO Gets Real

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

Omnivore’s Plans for Coca-Cola Partnership

There are a lot of players in the fast-growing delivery software integrator space, and almost all of them are growing quickly. California-based Omnivore is sprinting in lockstep, having tripled the size of the company in the last 12 months. It is forecasting another...

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Nuro Founder: No ‘Rosie’ Coming Soon

Dave Ferguson, one of the co-founders of Nuro, said there’s no “Rosie” in sight yet, but automation companies like his are the first step toward a massively automated future. Ferguson is one of the cofounders of the automated-delivery vehicle maker that is currently...

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The Deliverers

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

California Passes Landmark AB5 Gig-Economy Legislation

The California legislature passed a hotly contested bill that if signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom would reshape the gig economy in California and likely beyond. Basically, Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), codifies a California Supreme Court ruling that states that...

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Best Practices

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

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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FOD Briefs

Pizza Hut Boosting Beer Delivery Ahead of Super Bowl

Pizza Hut Boosting Beer Delivery Ahead of Super Bowl

Getting inebriated at home is about to become even easier with news that Pizza Hut is boosting its beer delivery pilot to a second round of states equating to nearly 300 restaurants across Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina and Ohio—with additional locations...

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Online Grocery Sales Forecasted to Grow in ‘19

Online Grocery Sales Forecasted to Grow in ‘19

U.S. consumers are predicted to continue migrating online for grocery shopping, with a new study suggesting online grocery sales will expand an additional 15% during 2019, increasing the overall share captured online in 2019 to 6.3%; however, providers that offer...

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TripAdvisor, DoorDash Partner to Feed Travelers

TripAdvisor, DoorDash Partner to Feed Travelers

Heading anywhere during the holidays or beyond? Be forewarned: you may get hungry. In an interesting partnership—one of countless announced with delivery providers in recent weeks—TripAdvisor has partnered with DoorDash in more than 1,800 cities throughout North...

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