Coronavirus forced Chinese food delivery to evolve. Will it do the same in the US?

Matt Maloney says he wipes down his airplane seat with disinfectant every time he flies these days. Maloney, the CEO of food delivery company GrubHub, is exercising the same brand of caution as he watches Covid-19, the disease caused by a novel coronavirus, spread across the globe. And he has every reason to be alert—what we […]

Zomato acquires Uber Eats in an all-stock deal; to get around 10% shares in Gurgaon-based food delivery platform

The deal for Uber Eats, which operates in 41 cities, was signed at 3 AM, and its customers will be shifted to the Zomato app from 7 AM today, the report said Despite arriving in the Indian market in 2017, UberEats has not made enough inroads in the online food delivery segment By selling Uber […]

Zomato Raises $150 Mn At $3 Bn Valuation From Ant Financial

Zomato CEO had announced the expected investment last month Ant Financial had 23% stake in the company before this round Zomato may also raise $100-$200 Mn from Uber Online food delivery unicorn Zomato has reportedly raised $150 Mn At $3 Bn valuations from existing investor Ant Financial, which is an affiliate of Chinese ecommerce business […]

Uber all set to sell UberEats’ India business to Zomato

Uber  is in advanced stages of talks to sell its food delivery service UberEats’ India business to local rival Zomato  as the American ride-hailing giant looks to cut its global spending, three people familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The deal currently values UberEats’ India business at around $400 million, one of the sources said. As part of […]

Zomato in talks to acquire UberEats; Uber puts price tag of $500 million

Uber has put its food delivery business UberEats on the block again for a price tag of $500 million. Zomato is learned to be the frontrunner in acquiring the food delivery business. The current round of negotiations involves a stock deal with Uber, additionally, investing in the homegrown company’s ongoing $500-600 million round. The talks […]

Meituan Shows You Can Make (Adjusted) Food Delivery Profit

This morning Meituan Dianping announced its third-quarter results, including 44.1 percent revenue growth to 27.5 billion RMB ($3.91 billion), and post-tax profit of 1.3 billion RMB ($189.1 million). Meituan improved from stiff year-ago losses on both an operating and net basis, making its growth and incomes all the more notable. The company, which provides deals, reservations, and on-demand […]

Uber Eats to pull out of South Korea amid tough competition

SEOUL (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s (UBER.N) restaurant delivery business will terminate its service in South Korea, Uber Eats said on Monday. Facing intense competition in the world’s No.4 online food delivery market, the U.S. company is struggling to revamp its brand in South Korea. “After two years’ partnering with local restaurants to offer convenient, […]

Amazon Planning to start online food delivery service in India Very Soon

Amazon India is Launch their upcoming project in India To Start Online Food Delivery Service very soon, it’s Aiming to launch the Service in India very Soon, before the start of festive Season which kicks off in September. After building a Strong Base with its World class ecommerce and And Prime Streaming Content In India, […]

Amazon To Acquire Foodpanda To Strengthen Prime Now?

The global e-commerce giant, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is coming up with a major food delivery business plan in India. Some close sources to the company reported that Amazon’s Prime Now might be a primary resource for its online food delivery plan. Some media reports have suggested that Amazon might collaborate with Ola’s Foodpanda for its new food […]

How Indian restaurateurs united on WhatsApp in five hours to fight food-delivery apps

India’s restaurants are at war with food delivery apps. Since Aug. 15, over 2,000 restaurants across India have pulled out ofthe membership or table reservation programmes of leading food-tech ventures such as Zomato, Dineout, and EazyDiner, protesting deep discounting practices. The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), an industry body of over 500,000 restaurants, is leading this […]