Vroom Delivery Offers First Convenience-Focused Third-Party Delivery Program

Lou Perrine’s Gas and Grocery, FavTrip, Stop and Go Mini Mart, The Growler Guys and H&S Power Market will be the first to offer delivery through Vroom Delivery’s new convenience-focused third-party fulfillment program, serviced by the DoorDash network. Several additional retailers on the Vroom Platform are expected to roll out the program within the next month. While …

Vroom Delivery Announces First Round of C-store Retailer Partners for New Third-Party Delivery Program

CHICAGO — Vroom Delivery is adding Lou Perrine’s Gas and Grocery, FavTrip, Stop and Go Mini Mart & The Growler Guys, and H&S Power Market to its new convenience-focused third-party fulfillment program, serviced by the DoorDash network. Through the platform, orders are processed via Vroom and not a third-party marketplace, giving retailers the ability to market their own …

Rewards for users but not for Dashers as DoorDash issues credit card

Doordash’s new credit card could help it ride out the end of the pandemic slump as its riders increasingly attempt to trick the app to give them better fares. The news comes after a year that saw Doordash become one of the big winners from the Covid-19 crisis. With lockdowns forcing people to stay at …

DOORDASH SAYS DELIVERY FEE CAPS ARE HURTING ORDER VOLUMES

DoorDash said Wednesday that limits on the fees it charges restaurants are hurting order volumes because it has forced the company to raise prices for consumers. In a blog post, the delivery provider reported that order volumes in March fell 7% in Philadelphia, 4% in St. Louis and 4% in Westchester County, N.Y., as a result of …

DoorDash Plans To Launch Its Own Credit Card

DoorDash, the largest food delivery company in the U.S., plans to offer its own rewards credit card to users, the Wall Street Journal recently reported. The San Francisco-based company hasn’t chosen an issuer yet, but it is exploring offers from at least 10 large banks, including J.P. Morgan. DoorDash is currently winning the pandemic-induced food delivery war, …

Waitbusters Expands Its Delivery Options Through Integration With DoorDash Drive

Waitbusters, LLC announced today that they have now augmented their Delivery As a Service operation to include an integration with DoorDash Drive. This is an expansion to their delivery fleet that already includes Postmates. By including a fleet of delivery drivers, or Delivery As a Service (DAAS) as they refer to it, Waitbusters gave restaurants …

DoorDash-Olo Lawsuit Draws Attention To Restaurant Delivery Economics

Restaurant aggregator and delivery service DoorDash is suing digital ordering solutions provider Olo for allegedly overcharging the company by millions of dollars over several years, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday (March 31). “Olo had been charging DoorDash fees that were greater than it was charging comparable delivery platform providers,” states a memorandum that DoorDash filed with New York’s Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 30). “For …

Olo Isn’t Everyone’s Food-Delivery Staple

As if the online food-delivery industry wasn’t convoluted enough, it turns out there is yet another intermediary. Unlike DoorDash and Grubhub, 15-year-old Olo isn’t a name known to your average eater. From a consumer’s perspective it mostly exists on the back end of their experience ordering online from a restaurant, helping chains with things such as third-party order integration and …

CFO of still-unprofitable DoorDash shares growth plans, investments

Despite tripling its revenue in the fourth quarter, and boasting three consecutive quarters of positive EBITDA, San Francisco-based food delivery app DoorDash remains unprofitable.  In its first-ever earnings report last week, the company said it lost $36 million in revenue due to caps on restaurant commissions during the pandemic. Its quarterly loss came to $312 million, nearly …

DoorDash Takeout Price Markup

You can’t make this up. DoorDash just asked me to lower my takeout prices to assist in their attempts to improved their ‘elegant’ customer service experience. Here is our email exchange. I’m guessing they’ll start to come down on restaurants that have built price differentials into their DoorDash menus by burying us even deeper on …