Order with Google For Food Delivery Going Away End Of June

Google looks like it will discontinue the direct ordering option with the Order with Google button by the end of June 2024. This will impact third-party food delivery sites, such as DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats. UPDATE: I was wrong, the order button is not going away – what is going away is the merchant …

ItsaCheckmate rebrands, acquires AI voice provider VoiceBite

The order integration company has expanded into an all-around digital ordering supplier and now goes by just Checkmate. VoiceBite uses AI to take orders over the phone and, soon, the drive-thru. | Image courtesy of Checkmate Restaurant tech supplier ItsaCheckmate has a new name, a new look and a new product. The company now known …

Instacart to offer restaurant delivery from Uber Eats

Users of the Instacart grocery app will soon be able to order Uber Eats while they browse for groceries. The two delivery services are partnering to embed Uber Eats delivery into the Instacart app, allowing customers to get groceries for the week and dinner for the night all in one place. The arrangement will give …

Uber And Instacart Team Up. Rival DoorDash Stock Falls

Uber (UBER) said Tuesday that it will team up with Instacart (CART) to add restaurant meals to Instacart’s grocery delivery app. In early trading, the announcement played as good news for Instacart stock but bad news for rival DoorDash (DASH), while Uber stock traded sideways. Uber said Instacart customers will soon be able to order restaurant meals through the Instacart …

DeliverThat Integrates with Cartwheel

Cartwheel, a delivery management platform, offers software solutions to merchants for overseeing a hybrid off-premises strategy. Now, these merchants have the power to select who handles their catering deliveries, leveraging DeliverThat’s extensive fleet of top-tier drivers. “Cartwheel users can now efficiently oversee their delivery fleet through the Cartwheel software and driver app, with the added …

Olo, Sparkfly Partner to Offer Real-Time Engagement Ecosystem

Retail technology solutions company Sparkfly announced its partnership with Olo, a top restaurant technology provider. Sparkfly’s technology promises a higher degree of personalization and rewards for Olo’s brands as the two platforms work together. The integration will replace previous all-in-one platforms by offering loyalty experiences as well as guest engagement for orders placed on the …

Gopuff Launches Third-Party Integration

Food delivery service Gopuff has unveiled Powered by Gopuff a logistics and technology platform that enables brands to offer affordable delivery from their owned and operated online stores in as fast as 15 minutes. This is the first solution under Storefronts Powered by Gopuff, which operates as a customizable Shopify theme integrated with Gopuff’s software. …

ChowNow Acquires Cuboh Software

Online restaurant ordering-managing platform ChowNow Inc. has acquired online ordering consolidation platform Cuboh Software Inc. in a move to expand its offerings and integrate with more point-of-sales systems. Culver City-based ChowNow doesn’t charge commission fees to restaurants and promotes itself as a more restaurant-friendly alternative to ordering applications such as GrubHub, DoorDash and Uber Eats. GrubHub, DoorDash and Uber Eats charge a commission …

ChowNow acquires digital order integrator Cuboh

Online ordering provider ChowNow is acquiring Cuboh, a company that allows restaurants to streamline incoming orders from third-party delivery apps. ChowNow said the deal will make its offering for independent restaurants more comprehensive and help them clean up jumbled tech stacks. It will also increase the number of POS systems that can integrate with ChowNow’s …

ChowNow Expands its Online Ordering and Marketing Tools for Restaurants with the Acquisition of Cuboh

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, ChowNow, the leading online ordering and marketing platform for independent restaurants, announced the acquisition of Cuboh, a prominent startup specializing in streamlining online orders for the restaurant industry. This strategic move is set to enhance ChowNow’s robust suite of digital tools, further empowering independent restaurants to thrive in a competitive …