Uber Eats integrates with Toast, Clover

Dive Brief: Uber has partnered with Toast and Clover to allow U.S. and Canadian restaurants to join Uber Eats directly through the POS providers, Uber Eats wrote in an email to Restaurant Dive. Orders on Uber Eats’ platform will be processed by the POS providers, allowing for easier management of menus, items and ordering through …

UBER EATS MAKES IT EASIER FOR SOME RESTAURANTS TO SIGN UP

Uber Eats is making it easier for some restaurants to sign up for its services. Operators that use Toast or Clover can now create an account with the third-party delivery provider directly through their POS systems. A tighter integration between Uber Eats and the suppliers simplifies the process, allowing restaurants to get set up in …

Vromo Officially Integrates with Toast

Vromo, a delivery management system for restaurants, has announced the launch of its integration on the Toast point-of-sale platform. Vromo said this new integration will strengthen delivery capabilities for thousands of restaurants in the U.S. In its official announcement of the news, Vromo said this integration will enable restaurants to scale their delivery operations in …

Empower Delivery Encourages Restaurants to Go All-in on Delivery

Two big names in delivery have teamed up to bring independent restaurants and ghost kitchens a solution that could dramatically improve the economics of their delivery programs. But as restaurant executive Meredith Sandland and ClusterTruck founder Chris Baggott explain, this holy grail of profitable delivery requires restaurants to go all in with their own driver …

DoorDash Adds More Grocers, Retail Chains to its Platform

DoorDash has expanded its merchant mix with a handful of new grocers and retailers including Dick’s Sporting Goods and Big Lots. This further broadening the largest delivery provider in the U.S. beyond meal delivery. The latest announcement lists a variety of new grocery, convenience, sporting goods and home goods sellers including Sprouts Farmers Market, EG …

Starbucks Brewing Revolutionary Web3 Experience for its Starbucks Rewards Members

New Starbucks Odyssey experience will offer members the ability to earn and buy digital collectible stamps (NFTs) that will unlock access to new, immersive coffee experiences As one of the first companies to integrate NFTs with an industry-leading loyalty program at scale, Starbucks will create an accessible Web3 community that will enable new ways to …

Two Charts Show Ongoing Third-Party Evolution

Taking stock of the third-party delivery market in the second quarter of 2022 largely continues long-term trends, but there are some notable nuggets. In data from YipitData, a research and analysis firm with a focus on the delivery market, the big market share numbers continue to move in the same direction. DoorDash remains the No. …

Qdoba enters Austin, Texas, via Reef ghost kitchens

Dive Brief: Qdoba will sell its menu from two Reef Technology ghost kitchens in Austin, Texas, the Mexican chain announced Friday.  Offerings from these locations will be available on DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates and Deliveroo. This partnership marks Qdoba’s official debut in both the Austin market and the ghost restaurant space, CMO Karin Silk said …

DoorDash for Work Launches New Features to Help Organizations Hire Top Talent and Retain Employees

While the workplace experience may have changed in recent years, ensuring that employees feel valued and engaged has never been more important. As companies work to support their employees from near or afar, benefits such as daily lunches, catered social events, and in-person team meetings can go a long way. Since launching DoorDash for Work in 2020, …

In Major Win for Gig Workers, Uber Agrees to Pay New Jersey $100 Million for Mischaracterizing Drivers as Contractors

Uber may have built its hailing empire, in part, by notoriously skirting past local laws and regulations, but at least one state’s finally forcing the company to pay up. On Tuesday, Uber agreed to pay New Jersey $100 million in back taxes over claims the company misclassified thousands of drivers as independent contractors between 2014-2018. That mischaracterization, according …