Slice Acquires Your Fare

After an amazing 7-year journey, I am excited to announce that the team and technology involved in building our 3rd party integration platform at Your Fare will be joining Slice to help keep local restaurants thriving. Slice, renowned as the most convenient platform for ordering local pizza, facilitates connections between millions of pizza enthusiasts and thousands of …

With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 894%, dlivrd Ranks No. 16 on Inc. Magazine’s List of Northeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. magazine today revealed that dlivrd is ranked No. 16 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Northeast list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Northeast private companies, based in Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at …

Smaller Restaurant Brands Adopt Digital Solutions

Smaller restaurant brands are increasingly adopting digital solutions to optimize their operations. Restaurant technology provider Olo reported Wednesday (Feb. 21) that the “emerging enterprise segment,” which it defines as brands with five to 99 locations, has become a “meaningful contributor” to the company’s growth. “Emerging enterprise has become a meaningful contributor to location count since we’ve doubled …

What These Restaurant And Food Tech Investors Are Hungry For In 2024

The continuing surge in food delivery culture has not only transformed the way we enjoy our meals, it has also paved the way for groundbreaking advancements in restaurant operations technology. As consumers and investors taking part in the delivery boom of recent years, we are enthusiastic about the novel technologies that help restaurants better serve …

Will Toast raise prices this year?

The restaurant point-of-sale provider may give clients a choice when it makes price adjustments, following a fee flub last year. Dive Brief: Dive Insight: Toast has the ability to raise prices, “especially given the context that they haven’t done any broad-based price increases in over a decade,” Sheldon said, referencing feedback his firm received from …

Google to scale back its restaurant ordering feature

Google is scaling back a feature that allows customers to order from restaurants directly via its search engine and maps.  By the end of June, Order with Google will instead redirect customers to third-party ordering sites or the restaurant’s own website, making Google more of a middleman than a bonafide ordering channel. The company said …

This startup wants to help mom-and-pop restaurants drop Grubhub

A startup called Owner wants to help mom-and-pop restaurants thrive online. Digital ordering and online marketing have become more essential to a restaurant’s survival than ever. While that shift online can be a relatively easy one for chain establishments, Owner cofounder and CEO Adam Guild says independent restaurants can easily end up spending a lot of time …

Zuppler Acquires DataDreamers

Shiva Shrinivasan: “I am super excited with this acquisition. I believe DataDreamers has the most powerful dispatching platform specifically built for local restaurant delivery services. You couple that with our website/app ordering and loyalty solution, the RDSs will finally get the tools they need to build back their business. We welcome the DataDreamers team to …

Best Online Menu for Restaurants (MenuDrive ad)

It’s no secret the food service industry has undergone dramatic change over the past three years. Online food ordering was already growing in popularity before the global pandemic, but it became a necessity in the restaurant industry and a means of survival. Now, customers have grown accustomed to the convenience offered by online ordering systems, …

Uber Eats Launches New Offers, Personalized Marketing Tools

Ahead of a busy holiday season when consumers say prices and promotions are their top consideration for purchases and ~77 percent cope with their busy schedules by ordering from restaurants, Uber Eats is launching three new offer types and new personalized marketing tools to help merchants reach more customers, launch new promotions and maximize sales.  The San Francisco-based …