Takeaway.com Acquires Just Eat to form Largest U.K. Delivery Firm

In a potential hint at what the U.S. delivery market might look like in a couple years, Takeaway has acquired Just Eat for $7.8 billion in an all-stock deal. Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com is at the final step before integrating operations with the U.K. operator. As of a year ago, Takeaway was the sixth-largest global operator with […]

Takeaway seals victory in $8 billion Just Eat battle

Online food ordering company Takeaway.com has won the battle for Britain’s Just Eat with a 6.2 billion pound ($8 billion) share offer that will create one of the world’s largest meal delivery companies. Takeaway said that 80.4% of Just Eat shareholders had agreed to its all-share offer, passing a 50% threshold needed to make the offer unconditional. “I am thrilled,” […]

Takeaway.com wins fierce Just Eat battle to create online food delivery giant

The fierce battle for U.K. food delivery company Just Eat JE, +1.92%   has finally come to an end after Takeaway.com TKWY, +1.62%  shareholders approved an all-share £6 billion takeover to create one of the world’s largest meal delivery companies. The Dutch-listed Takeway.com fought off a rival bid from Prosus, the Amsterdam-listed investment vehicle owned by South African tech giant Naspers NPN, +1.47%   […]

DELIVERY HERO DELIVERED 71M ORDERS IN OCTOBER OVERTAKING UBEREATS AS THE LARGEST FOOD DELIVERY PLATFORM OUTSIDE CHINA

When you’re talking about European outliers, especially in Berlin, it’s impossible to not name Delivery Hero, their meteoric rise did lots to really show what could be built here and especially in Berlin. Successes of such magnitude go a long way in creating critical mass and narrative that attracts inward investment and acts as a […]

Takeaway and Just Eat to merge in $10B deal to take on Deliveroo and Uber Eats in Europe

The food delivery wars in Europe remain hotter than a vindaloo, and that’s leading to some major consolidation: today Just Eat  and Takeaway.com,  two of the bigger take-out and delivery businesses in the region, announced they are in the “advanced stages” of a merger. The deal would help them combine forces and take on more scale to compete better […]

Just Eat makes layoffs in UK and Ireland after customer and restaurant ops merged

Just Eat, the publicly listed takeout marketplace that has faced fierce competition from UberEats and Deliveroo in recent years, has made a round of layoffs in the U.K. and Ireland, TechCrunch has learned. …Meanwhile, today’s layoff news comes a week after Just Eat announced the acquisition of City Pantry, the office catering marketplace that lets […]

Amazon in Europe

Just Eat and Takeaway.com want to join forces to fight Uber Eats and Amazon in Europe’s crowded food delivery market.Dutch company Takeaway.com said on Monday it had reached a preliminary agreement to merge with London’s Just Eat (JSTTY) in an all-share deal that would create a new company, Just Eat Takeaway.com.Just Eat shareholders would own roughly 52% of the new business, […]

Flux, the digital receipts and rewards platform, adds support for online takeout marketplace Just Eat

Flux, the London fintech that offers a platform for banks and merchantsto power digital receipts and rewards, has unveiled its first partnership with an online-only merchant. The London-based company has managed to sign up Just Eat, the online marketplace for takeout food and delivery. As of today, Just Eat’s U.K. customers will be able to receive […]

Just Eat acquires iPad POS system Practi in attempt to lock-in restaurants

Just Eat — the marketplace for online food delivery which IPO’d but which is now under increasing pressure from several avenues, not least Uber and Deliveroo — has decided to add to its ‘quiver of arrows’ by acquiring Practi, a software service that provides independent restaurants and small chains with tablet-based Point of Sale (PoS) and […]

Just Eat to accelerate investment in delivery to fend off rivals

Just Eat will step up the expansion of its delivery business after investing millions of pounds to fend off vigorous competition from rivals such as Deliveroo and Uber Eats. The UK’s largest food marketplace has come under pressure from its main competitors outside the US, which have both launched competing products to connect diners with […]