‘It’s not fair’: Businesses frustrated with partnership between LCBO and Uber Eats

Giuseppe Marchesini, the owner of a restaurant in Little Italy, is worried about how the alcohol-delivery partnership between the LCBO and Uber Eats will impact his bottomline. He said it is unfair, given that his business and others have not fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic. “That’s another competitor and that’s a big competitor,” Marchesini …

Aggregators’ Global Growth Compromised by Rising Inflation and Competition

  |    Food delivery services around the world are pulling out of regions and cutting staff. These moves come as global inflation and increased competition make the already challenging economics of the aggregator model even more difficult despite ongoing demand for convenient meal options. The latest occurrence in this segment includes word from Just Eat Takeaway.com subsidiary Menulog, which …

DoorDash’s expansion beyond the US will come with challenges

arlier this year, DoorDash closed its biggest acquisition to date: an $8 billion buyout of Finland-based food delivery company Wolt. Not only did this immediately expand it into Europe via Wolt’s 27 existing markets, but it will also provide additional opportunities to enter new countries.  “We’re also very excited about our opportunity to grow outside of America,” said …

How DoorDash became the dominant US food delivery company

Mistie Boulton, CEO of Palo Alto, California-based restaurant Oren’s Hummus, is used to seeing young professionals and students pitch inventions. Her partner, Oren Dobronsky, is known as a Silicon Valley angel investor and has four successful startups. People come into the restaurant to pitch the latest and greatest invention, and Boulton acts like Dobronksy’s guard dog, looking …

DoorDash is making 7 keys moves to dominate retail and grocery delivery after conquering restaurants — and creating new rivals in Instacart and Gopuff

In 2019, DoorDash became the No. 1 meal-delivery company in the US, leapfrogging the then-market leader Grubhub. The delivery operator has remained at the top since, with a 59% share of the market, according to the latest data by Bloomberg Second Measure. Lately, DoorDash has its sights set on a new prize — dominance in …

Deliveroo quits Australia citing ‘challenging economic conditions’

Food delivery company says it is no longer accepting orders through its app and has entered voluntary administration Deliveroo is quitting the Australian market, with the food delivery service announcing it had suspended orders made through its app and entered voluntary administration. In an email to customers on Wednesday, the company said it had made …

33% Of People Trust This Food Delivery App The Least- Mashed Survey

For those of you who came of age in the post-delivery app era, it may come as somewhat of a shock to hear tales of the olden days when ordering out for dinner generally meant a choice of Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, and maybe, if you were really lucky, a local Chinese carryout. Otherwise, …

GRUBHUB TO PAY $42M TO SETTLE CLAIM IT MISLED INVESTORS

Third-party delivery provider Grubhub agreed to pay $42 million to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit that claimed the company misled investors about its performance. The suit, filed in 2019 in U.S. District Court in Illinois, is related to a pivotal expansion push made by Grubhub in 2018 as it raced to keep up with competitors. …

ASAP Brings Home and Office Delivery to New York City

ASAP.com, an on-demand delivery platform, has begun offering home and office deliveries in New York City. The move marks the latest step ASAP has taken to expand within the tri-state area. Earlier this year, the company secured an exclusive five-year deal with MetLife Stadium to provide in-stadium ordering during New York Giants and New York Jet Games. …