Grubhub added a Colorado bakery to its platform without notice or permission

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — These days, we can get almost anything delivered: goods, groceries, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Desserts, too. The delivery service Grubhub asked Kristin Marin, the owner of Highlands Ranch dessert bakery Suga Me Sweet, to partner with the platform. Because her orders are for custom desserts and take days to fill — […]

Google’s food ordering business could deliver blow to Grubhub, UberEats

Sundar Pichai’s sudden hankering for a piece of the online food-ordering business has Wall Street predicting major indigestion for the industry. At first glance, the blue food-ordering tabs that have quietly popped up on Google’s search engine may seem like harmless competition for the growing array of apps that help people order food online. But […]

Google Adds Hungr to its Roster of Third-party Delivery Partners

Google continues to connect your search for food with the ability to get it quickly, as the company has now integrated third-party restaurant ordering and delivery service Hungr to Google Search, Maps and Assistant. Hungr announced the partnership today. With it, restaurants using Hungr’s ordering and fulfillment platform can now offer those services directly from a user’s Google search. […]

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 ____” […]