Food Delivery App Downloads Are Down: Should Grubhub Be Worried?

A lack of customers loyal to Grubhub‘s (NYSE:GRUB) food delivery app might not be the only cause of its troubles. Fewer people are also downloading those apps in general, and even more are using them less often. Despite more restaurants and food service organizations adding delivery as an option, the extreme levels of discounting the delivery companies engaged in […]

What Does DoorDash’s IPO Mean for Grubhub?

DoorDash surpassed Grubhub (NYSE:GRUB) as the top food delivery platform in the U.S. last year. It controlled 38% of the market in January, according to Second Measure, while Grubhub and Uber (NYSE:UBER) Eats held 31% and 20% shares, respectively. DoorDash hit a valuation of nearly $13 billion after its last funding round, and it recently filed confidential paperwork for its long-awaited IPO. DoorDash’s […]

DoorDash Faces Its Latest Challenge: Wooing Wall Street

The food delivery app is losing money, battling rivals, facing lawsuits — and trying to go public. What could go wrong? SAN FRANCISCO — DoorDash, the leading food delivery app in the United States, has its fans. Hungry people. Busy people. Lazy people. It also has its share of enemies: Regulators who have poked holes […]

Doordash heads for IPO as new data shows it’s outpacing Grubhub

Doordash ($DOORDASH) is rolling and it’s charting the course for an IPO, thanks to a bevy of healthy-looking alternative data. You may not choose healthy delivery options via the San Francisco-based delivery titan, but many of its metrics are looking awfully fit.  For starters, Doordash has for years had an advantage over even the biggest […]

Grubhub Unveils Membership Program

Grubhub announced Grubhub+, a new membership program to expand its rewards program and keep customers locked into the system. Founder and CEO Matt Maloney said it expands the company’s robust reward programs even further, a key strategy the executive team emphasized during its latest earnings call. “Generous diner rewards are at the core of Grubhub’s […]

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 […]

New Grubhub Service Offers 10% Cash Back

Sales growth at Grubhub (NYSE:GRUB) has fallen for five straight quarters, and Grubhub stock has lost 35% of its value over the past year. Now, Grubhub is aiming to do something about that. This morning, the “nation’s leading pickup and delivery marketplace with the largest restaurant network” announced it is launching a “Grubhub+” membership program to reaccelerate growth and […]

advantage in the food delivery war

Last month, the most coveted partnership in the UK takeaway sector came to an unceremonious end. Uber Eats lost the exclusive rights to make around 15 million McDonald’s deliveries each year in the UK, after the fast-food giant announced plans to open up the relationship to include major rival JustEat. On paper, the union was ideal. McDonald’s made […]

DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats in tight food delivery competition

The restaurant food delivery business is a wide open competition, with more than half of consumers that use these services using multiple apps at the same time, according to a Consumer Intelligence Research Partners report. Among consumers that have used a restaurant delivery service in the past 90 days, more than half have DoorDash, UberEats […]

Breakingviews – Grubhub has food-fight edge on Uber Eats, DoorDash

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters Breakingviews) – Uber Technologies and DoorDash have turned up the heat on older food-delivery rival Grubhub. Brutal competition from the two relative newcomers stripped the $4.8 billion outfit of its position as the big cheese of the industry. It also drove the company into the red last year for the first […]