New Orleans Flat Fee Food Delivery Service For Independent Restaurants Announced

Out Do Delivery has announced that they are bringing a new food delivery program to New Orleans that will give restaurants lower fees than other competing services. Out Do Delivery has announced that they are bringing a new food delivery program to New Orleans that will give restaurants lower fees than other competing services. Out …

DoorDash can now return your packages for you

DoorDash is launching a new “Package Pickup” offering that lets users request a delivery person to pick up their prepaid package from their home and drop it off at a UPS, FedEx or USPS location. The company began piloting this feature in March 2022 as part of a small beta test and is now officially rolling it out. For …

There’s A Huge Temporary Growth In Gig Work To Make Ends Meet

A Prudential Pulse survey finds large percentages of millennials, gen Z and women  struggle with finances. The result is more gig work… Nearly half of millennials agree or somewhat agree with the statement “I regularly run out of money and have to rely on credit cards or family for financial support.” Please consider Generational Gap Grows: …

Wage Theft By EatStreet

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/1409189608&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true EatStreet is a local food delivery service.  How did this company begin? Matt Howard and Alex Wyler, along with a third cofounder, met in their freshman year at the UW-Madison and launched its first food delivery website. Seven years later, in 2018, EatStreet had raised over 37 million dollars. Launched in 250 markets and …

NYC COULD EASE ITS 20% DELIVERY FEE CAP

New York City could loosen its limits on the fees third-party delivery companies charge restaurants. Under a bill sponsored by 17 New York City Council members, providers would be able to charge restaurants more than they’re currently allowed to for things like marketing and promotions. Restaurants could opt in to the additional fees. The existing …

Madison food delivery giant EatStreet predicts insolvency, foreclosure

In a federal court filing last Friday, Madison-based food delivery company EatStreet said it can no longer pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by workers, and is likely headed for insolvency and foreclosure. Workers’ attorneys question that claim.  The court filing marks the latest development in a years-long class action lawsuit brought by …

EatStreet Delivery Drivers Win Nod for $1.2 Million Settlement

Delivery drivers who say EatStreet Inc. improperly used their tips to meet minimum wage obligations may move forward with a $1.24 million deal resolving the dispute, a federal judge in Wisconsin said. The latest settlement clarifies state-law class and Fair Labor Standards Act collective definitions and adequately demonstrates fairness, fixing problems that caused the US District Court …

DoorDash now lets couriers drop and block rude customers without penalty

DoorDash has expanded its safety toolkit, rolling out new features that will automatically check in with delivery workers and provide easier ways to report incidents that could impact the safety of both its customers and employees. As the first line of defense, the company has introduced SafeChat: an automated message monitoring system that detects any offensive …

Doordash Makes a Change Customers Will Not Like

Food delivery drivers for DoorDash (DASH) – Get Free Report and  Uber’s (UBER) – Get Free Report UberEats were undoubtedly some of the pandemic’s heroes. As local restaurants coped with the transition from sit-in dining to door-to-door delivery, both business and consumer alike came to rely on the stalwart people braving what felt like the volatile outdoors to make sure we …

Lyft co-founder talks earnings, layoffs, and competition with Uber

Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the company’s latest quarterly earnings, the sell-off in the stock, the outlook for profitability and growth, recent mass layoffs, competing for market share with Uber, and the future of autonomous vehicles. Video Transcript [BUZZING] – Lyft stock is downshifting after the company posted slowing revenue growth …