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 […]

Just Eat shares slide as rival Uber Eats delivers cut in fees

The share price of the meal delivery service Just Eat fell by more than 5% on Thursday after US competitor Uber Eats announced plans to cut the fees it charges restaurants, amid an intense battle for customers in the takeaway sector. Uber Eats will also allow restaurants in 100 towns and cities to use their […]

Uber Eats sparks acquisition rumours with new feature

Uber Eats has sparked further speculation that it will acquire a rival after opening its app up to independent restaurants and cutting commission rates. The food delivery service will now allow eateries which have their own delivery drivers to also use the Uber Eats network, in a move which echoes a change made by Deliveroo […]

Just Eat Urged to Seek Merger With a Rival

Just Eat Plc should merge with a rival online meal-delivery company because the board has shown that it can’t find a suitable chief executive officer, according to Cat Rock Capital Management LP, which owns about 2 percent of Just Eat. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm sent an open letter to Just Eat’s board of directors […]