Report: 70 Percent of Delivery Orders in 2022 Will Come From Third-party Services Like DoorDash

Restaurant food delivery from third-party services like DoorDash and Grubhub will account for 70 percent of all delivery orders by 2022, according to a new report from CBRE Group. It’s a surprising prediction — said no one ever. CBRE’s new report, the third in the firm’s U.S. Food in Demand series, is one of many, many pieces of research confirming […]

On-Demand Delivery And Its Future | The Barron Report Podcast

Jon Sewell and a group of industry leaders have banded together to create Motus, a company whose mission is to create a sustainable solution for restaurant delivery services and allow local restaurants to regain control of how their products get to their customers.•The process to establish a restaurant delivery co-op will begin with the Motusteam […]

Bite Squad delivered food, but also mixed results for St. Cloud businesses

ST. CLOUD — Delivery eaters using Bite Squad to access restaurants may have to find another way to get their dinner dropped at their door next month. But some participating restaurants do not anticipate being heavily affected by the service’s upcoming discontinuation in St. Cloud. Bite Squad, a food delivery service, will no longer deliver […]

DoorDash app delivering food without restaurants’ consent

The San Francisco based company Door Dash is similar to UberEats, Skip the Dishes, and other food delivery apps. But one thing that’s not the same is that DoorDash is posting menus from some Halifax restuarants without their permission. “We were super confused at first cause I wasn’t really familiar with DoorDash,” says Eric McIntyre, […]

Why Chuy’s Is Fighting to Control Food Delivery Data

Food-delivery service DoorDash is now worth more than $13 billion after a new round of private funding. Founded just six years ago, the company has capitalized on the growing delivery trend in the restaurant industry and is now the largest third-party delivery service in the world. Virtually all restaurant chains are using one or multiple delivery services […]

Meals on Broken Wheels: Uber Eats, GrubHub, DoorDash & Postmates

What do DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates and Uber Eats have in common with Lassie? Nothing. They’re dogs; Lassie’s a superstar. What do they have in common with each other? Everything. They take the world’s second oldest profession — Babylonia had delivery boys — sprinkle it with tech dust, click their ruby slippers, chant “There’s no place […]

Tech is eating restaurants’ lunch

The restaurant industry is increasingly digital. That’s good news for tech bros, but it’s bad news for restaurateurs. The big picture: Restaurants have always embodied the perils and the promise of capitalism. Their failure rate is high, but they’re also a time-honored way for immigrants in particular to use hard work and entrepreneurial zeal to break into […]

Using An App To Order Pickup From Your Favorite Restaurant May Be Convenient, But It Might Cost You Extra

CHICAGO (CBS) — GrubHub, Postmates, Uber Eats, and other apps allow people to order food for pickup at their favorite restaurants, and avoid the lines. What you might not know is that the prices charged on those apps are often higher than what you’d pay ordering directly from the restaurant itself. With a few clicks on […]