Grubhub teams with Deliverect, integrates delivery orders into POS systems

Dive Brief: Grubhub is partnering with Deliverect, an online ordering platform that works with over 12,000 restaurants in 30 markets, to integrate orders on the third-party delivery app directly into restaurant point-of-sale-systems. The integration makes it easier for operators to sync and manage menus directly from their POS. Deliverect CEO Zhong Xu said in a statement that …

Grubhub Exec Talks Past and Future of Delivery at FODC Opening Day

“This industry is not done changing the world,” declared Editor Tom Kaiser as he kicked off the Food On Demand Conference at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas today. Grubhub exec Kevin Kearns recalled a year ago March when the pandemic shut down the United States. “Talking about the pandemic, my heart goes out to …

DoorDash, Grubhub add self-delivery flexibility

Dive Brief: DoorDash has added a “flexible fulfillment” feature to its self-delivery product first introduced last year, enabling partner restaurants to use DoorDash driver or in-house delivery staff to complete DoorDash orders, according to a press release emailed to Restaurant Dive.  Meanwhile, Grubhub has launched a new “supplemental delivery” feature, expanding self-delivery restaurants’ delivery boundaries on its marketplace so such …

Grubhub and Foodsby Talk Corporate Delivery During the Pandemic

While COVID-19 was a boon for the meal delivery business, office deliveries were hit hard. “When the pandemic hit we thought, ‘okay, this will just shift to the home,’” said Zak Edgington, head of corporate sales-western region at Grubhub. But that didn’t happen immediately. “We took a hit the first couple of months.”  Eventually, though, …

Takeaway CEO says he wants partnerships, not sale, for Grubhub

AMSTERDAM, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Food delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) has no plans to sell its U.S. subsidiary Grubhub, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, but it is actively looking for strategic partnerships for the business. Takeaway bought Grubhub for $7.3 billion in June, but has since faced calls from investors to sell it …

Pizzeria’s TikTok helps call attention to unauthorized delivery service listing

Since Travis Kaiser opened Santoro’s Pizzeria in February, he’s been all about giving the Bay Area a slice of New Jersey. “The goal was to grow organically,” he said. But soon after the grand opening, Kaiser said GrubHub reached out to them. “We noticed we were on their site back then,” he said. “They put …

Grubhub now lets restaurants expand their own delivery zone with supplemental delivery

Grubhub announced Wednesday the launch of a new feature that allows restaurants that do their own delivery to expand their delivery zone by partnering with the third-party delivery company. The supplemental delivery service will let restaurants maintain independence by using their own delivery drivers within a specific radius while Grubhub drivers pick up the slack …

Branded online ordering builds customer loyalty

During the past year and a half, restaurants have clearly realized the need to have a robust online presence for ordering takeout and delivery. For many operators, that effort began through partnerships with third-party delivery platforms, which have allowed restaurants to expand their reach and generate sales from new customers. Operators can add another dimension …

Grubhub looks to the future with new partnerships, new ways to order

Grubhub and Just Eat Takeaway stole headlines earlier this year when they completed one of the largest mergers ever in the meal delivery sector. We sat down with Grubhub’s Liz Bosone, Senior Director, Restaurant Success, to find out what Grubhub is up to post-acquisition and what readers can expect to hear from the company at the …

Is Just Eat Takeaway Choking on Grubhub?

Key Points Just Eat Takeaway’s revenue is growing across all markets, including in the U.S. Some of its subsidiaries have positive EBITDA, while others, including Grubhub, are in the red. Activist investor Cat Rock Capital wants the company to sell Grubhub; Just Eat is refusing to. Shares of multinational food delivery business Just Eat Takeaway (NASDAQ:GRUB) have continued …