Olo, Google Partner for Seamless Ordering

The delivery world is rife with partnerships these days as the landscape continues to evolve. A new partnership between Olo and Google shows that the growing delivery industry is shaping how some of the world’s most impactful companies do business, while making it even more frictionless to order delivery meals. With the new partnership, digital […]

Google, Olo partnership gives restaurants control of consumer data

Digital orders through Google Search, Maps or Google Assistant come without hefty third-party fees Google has entered a partnership with digital ordering platform Olo that is expected to benefit restaurants looking to keep valuable consumer data while minimizing profit hurting third-party delivery fees. Under a partnership announced Tuesday, Olo’s network of more than 70,000 restaurants can […]

Google Extends Its Restaurant Industry Footprint With Olo Partnership

Olo today announced a partnership with Google that enables consumers to order their food from its restaurant brand partners via Google’s Search, Maps and Assistant properties. With this announcement, the digital food ordering platform is leveraging a relatively new feature from Google, initially announced in May.  Through this partnership, any customer searching for food at a […]

Google Food Delivery: Expanding For Brand Visibility

ChowNow and delivery.com, online food ordering systems that aim to help independent restaurants across the U.S. grow, are partnering with Google to expand their businesses. Partnering with Google allows customers to order through Google Search, Google Maps and Google Assistant. With this food delivery partnership, Google users can search for restaurants and place orders with more than 12,000 local delivery.com partners and […]

Restaurants panic as Google demands a seat at the table

Karen Heisler has taken a stand. The owner of Mission Pie, a restaurant and bakery in San Francisco, will not deal with online food delivery companies. “This is a strong word, but I see it as a parasitic industry,” she said. Apps such as Uber Eats, Deliveroo and — in America — DoorDash have lured […]

Google now lets you order food without a delivery app

Starting today, you can now order food directly from Google Search, Google Maps, or Google Assistant. The functionality works using partnerships with existing delivery companies like DoorDash, Postmates, and ChowNow, and means you can order from any of them without having to downloading an additional app, or even visiting their website. In Google Search and […]

Google brings DoorDash and Postmates to Assistant, Maps, and search results

Google is making it easier to make food orders by connecting delivery apps with Google Assistant, Google Maps, and search results. Users will be able to make orders from restaurants supported by apps like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow. With Google Assistant on a smartphone, you can say “Hey Google, order food from ____” […]

Google Maps Could Be the Do-It-All Restaurant App of the Future

As rumors surfaced last month that reservations platform Resy was up for sale, Google was on our short list of best guesses as to a potential buyer. The company’s dominance in local search and discovery is well-proven, and its interest in the restaurant business has only increased in recent years. “When I’m in a city or in […]

Google Duplex tests begin with restaurants in 4 US cities this month

Google  today announced it’ll start rolling out Duplex, its controversial Google Assistant feature that can make phone calls on your behalf, to Pixel phones next month. The rollout will be city by city, Google said this morning at its hardware event. However, the company didn’t clarify during its presentation what Duplex  will be able to do at first. … […]