Grubhub’s ‘Free Lunch’ Promo Went Predictably Haywire

The delivery app Grubhub announced last week that it would be providing New Yorkers with “free lunch” between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today. Of course, that promotion came with some terms — like that lunch isn’t really “free” but discounted by $15 with the promo code “FREELUNCH,” or that “users will remain responsible for any …

Grubhub unveils new meal perk for office workers

Tech Roundup: The Grubhub Pay Card can be used at home or at work. Grubhub is rolling out a new meal perk for office workers as more Americans return to the workplace.  The delivery company’s corporate clients can soon offer their employees a Grubhub Pay Card, which they can use to pay for meals from …

NYC restaurants yawn at Grubhub’s citywide ‘free lunch’ promotion

Grubhub is offering to pick up the tab for lunch across New York City next week — and restaurants are yawning. The barrage of freebies from food delivery companies — including rivals UberEats and Doordash, as well as grocery apps like Getir, Gopuff and Gorillas that deliver items within minutes — is reaching new heights, …

Grubhub’s new corporate card lets employees order food at home or in the office

Dive Brief: Grubhub will offer a corporate pay card that lets employees at companies with a Grubhub Corporate Account to order from partner restaurants on the delivery marketplace that accept credit or debit. Employers can set parameters, such as time or location, on when employees can use the card or choose to give them a weekly or daily …

GRUBHUB IS LAUNCHING A VIRTUAL BRAND

As more restaurants add virtual brands to their kitchens, Grubhub is joining the scrum with a delivery-only concept of its own. MasterChef Table was created in partnership with contestants from the long-running cooking show of the same name. It will offer a menu of familiar foods with a “MasterChef spin,” the company said, though it …

Just Eat Takeaway considering sale of Grubhub

Dive Brief: Just Eat Takeaway is “exploring the introduction of a strategic partner into and/or the partial or full sale of Grubhub,” the company said in its Q1 2022 earnings release on Wednesday. JET originally bought Grubhub in 2020.  JET CEO Jitse Groen confirmed with analysts on the call that management is having active discussions around Grubhub, …

Activist investor: JET’s Grubhub purchase is a ‘capital allocation mistake’

Dive Brief: Cat Rock Capital Management, which owns 14.8 million shares in Just Eat Takeaway.com, published a letter to JET’s shareholders Monday advising them to vote against JET’s CFO and legacy supervisory board during the company’s Annual General Meeting on May 4.  The company claims that since JET purchased Grubhub two years ago, JET’s market value declined …

For the first time in more than 20 years contraction of the brilliant growth Just Eat-Takeaway

Dutch meal delivery company Just Eat-Takeaway, the parent company of Thuisbezorgd, was accustomed to 10, 20 or sometimes 50% growth for years, but those days are over. Orders fell for the first time since its inception in 2000. Worldwide, the company processed 3 million orders less than a year ago and almost 10 million less …

Just Eat’s Grubhub deal has been a terrible takeaway experience

The secret to successful food delivery is to manage a speedy pick up and drop off without letting the grub go cold or misplacing half the order on the way. The mouthful that is Just Eat Takeaway.com may do all right handling dinner from the local pizza place or kebab shop. But in its corporate …

Just Eat Takeaway weighs Grubhub sale as pandemic boost fades

Company may sell Grubhub, bought last year for $7.3 billion Takeaway reports 1% fall in Q1 orders as COVID boon wanes Operations to focus on growing order size, cutting costs AMSTERDAM, April 20 (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest meal delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) is looking at selling U.S. arm Grubhub less than a year after buying …