Grubhub Catches Heat From Restaurants Over $10 Customer Discount

Many restaurants are mad about Grubhub Inc.’s (NYSE: GRUB) latest promotion, a $10 discount offered on all takeout or delivery orders totaling $30 or more placed between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. After opting in to the promotion, restaurants must absorb the cost of this sizable discount, while still paying normal commissions to Grubhub on the orders. Grubhub […]

Grubhub Asks Restaurants to Foot the Bill on ‘Supper for Support’ Promotions

A new Grubhub restaurant delivery promotion called “Supper for Support” isn’t quite so supportive as it sounds. The deal, a $10 discount to diners on Grubhub orders of $30 or more from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m daily, is advertised to customers as a way to “save while supporting the restaurants you love,” a means […]

Grubhub’s $10 off promo forces restaurants to front the discount costs while being charged full commission

Grubhub announced last week that, between the hours of 5 to 9 PM, customers could order takeout or delivery through its platform and receive $10 off orders of $30 or more. It sounds like a good deal, until you realize that while Grubhub is promoting the offer on behalf on restaurants, it’s also contractually forcing those business […]

Grubhub promo gives customers $10 off, but it’s the restaurants that eat the cost

As it goes in any time of crisis, some companies will find a way to turn misery into money. Restaurants around the state, banned from serving dine-in customers and struggling to stay afloat, have sounded the alarm on food-delivery apps, which they say charge hefty fees for their services — sometimes as much as 30% […]

NYC first to crack down on Grubhub, Uber Eats, DoorDash, Postmates, and others

Those convenient food delivery apps are not so convenient for restaurants. New York’s City Council is poised to introduce a legislative package that aims to regulate their ballooning fees and commissions, making it one of the first cities in the country to push back on these middlemen apps. The New York Times reports that, should the legislation […]

NYC Council bills aim to slash food delivery fees

Big Apple legislators are about to take a stab at regulating food delivery giants like Grubhub and UberEats. The New York City Council on Thursday will be presented with a package of six bills aimed at reducing the fees food delivery apps can charge city restaurants to 10 percent, down from as much as 30 […]

NYC May Soon Limit What Delivery Apps Can Charge Restaurants

City Council bill aims to slash food delivery fees In its latest effort to curtail the unfettered growth of food delivery services like Grubhub and Uber Eats, the New York City Council is set to introduce a package of bills today that will limit the amount of commission these apps can charge restaurants in the […]

Up to 91% More Expensive: How Delivery Apps Eat Up Your Budget

Uber Eats, DoorDash and Postmates might be convenient, but the apps are making you pay a juicy premium. After a long day, you have probably done some back-of-the-napkin math and decided there was no point in going out for dinner when you could get food brought to your door for the same cost, plus a […]

Food Delivery Services DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates Might Merge

One way to figure out how long someone’s lived in San Francisco is to bring up app-based food delivery. To folks who arrived here after their popularity (say, in the early 2010s), it’s a service that’s always been here and is too ubiquitous to fail. But folks who have lived here longer than that have […]

Grubhub threatens ChowNow over ‘sky-high’ fee accusations

Knives are out at Grubhub after a competitor accused it of bleeding its restaurant partners dry with “sky-high” fees, The Post has learned. The Chicago-based food-delivery giant has sent a cease-and-desist order to rival ChowNow for claiming Grubhub charges commissions of as much as 40 percent with an average “take rate” of 35 percent, according […]