More on the Uber-Postmates Fallout, from an Expert

Consolidation came for the third-party delivery space during COVID-19. Grubhub joined European food delivery company Just Eat Takeaway for $7.3 billion after a deal with Uber fell through. Then, the latter merged with Postmates in a $2.65 billion blockbuster. What does this all mean for aggregators and restaurants alike? Christian Selchau-Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Formation.ai, offered […]

Uber Eats pilots online ordering service for restaurants

COVID-19 outbreaks. A nearly six-week shutdown. Layoffs and difficulty landing government assistance. These are just a few of the challenges facing Tampa Bay restaurants, as eateries around the country struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic. One delivery app is looking to give food businesses a boost and build its partnerships as restaurants increasingly shift […]

Uber Eats rolls out new app to help restaurant owners

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — As the restaurant industry continues to struggle amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Uber Eats is rolling out a new mobile app, alongside new features that will help restaurants engage with their customers and boost business. Uber Eats and other food delivery services have been a crucial lifeline to small businesses […]

Uber Eats to Waive Restaurant Fees for the Rest of 2020

Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) will allow restaurants to add online ordering to their websites, for delivery through Uber Eats, at no cost for the rest of the year. The food delivery specialist said the coronavirus pandemic has given it a new understanding of the importance that delivery has in the restaurant industry’s survival. But the third-party delivery […]

Uber Eats offers NYC restaurants a break on fees

The food delivery wars are back on. Just three weeks after its offer to buy Grubhub crumbled, Uber is going on the offensive with a plan to steal its former potential partner’s Big Apple clients, The Post has learned. Starting on Tuesday, Uber’s food delivery arm, Uber Eats, began telling New York City eateries that […]

Uber Launches New Features Including Priority Delivery

Uber unveiled a handful of new features in June designed to make the ordering experience better for consumers. The new features include restaurant rewards, an enhanced pick-up experience through the app and priority delivery. Priority delivery, no doubt, is the biggest game changer for consumers. It allows diners to pay a “nominal fee” to put […]

Postmates, Uber Offer Promotions for Black Restaurants, Raising Tough Legal Questions

New meal-delivery company promotions benefiting black-owned restaurants are raising legal questions about whether gig economy giants can offer race-based benefits. The programs, announced by Uber Eats and Postmates following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, waive delivery fees for black-owned restaurants but make no such benefit available to other minority or […]

Uber Eats stops charging delivery fees to black-owned restaurants

Uber said it will make changes to its ride-hailing app and Uber Eats delivery service to support black-owned businesses. In an email to customers late Thursday, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Uber Eats will promote black-owned restaurants on its app, and that the service will not charge delivery fees to those restaurants “for the remainder of […]

DoorDash to offer turnkey digital storefronts for restaurant partners

DoorDash is launching a “Main Street Strong” initiative, which will include new products and programs aimed at helping restaurants build their own online branding, according to a press release. DoorDash Storefront will enable restaurants to create their own turnkey online stores. This product will be widely available in July and DoorDash will waive setup, software and […]

DoorDash’s new Storefront feature will help restaurants set up their own websites

DoorDash on Thursday launched a new initiative called Storefront to help restaurants create websites and directly manage online pickup and delivery orders. As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced restaurants to pause their sit-down service, many have become increasingly reliant on delivery platforms like DoorDash, as well as competitors Grubhub, Postmates, and Uber Eats. These partnerships, of course, […]