DoorDash to penalize McDonald’s outlets that take too long on delivery orders

McDonald’s restaurants that slow down DoorDash delivery workers by making them wait for orders that aren’t ready on time are about to face stiff financial penalties, according to a report. DoorDash will start dinging eateries by raising its commission rates — which will jump as high as 20% of an order — that McD’s restaurants …

McDonald’s Launches McDelivery Via DoorDash, Uber Eats

McDonald’s  (MCD) – Get McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Report announced its revamped delivery service McDelivery as part of strategic partnerships with with DoorDash DASH and Uber Eats  (UBER) – Get Uber Technologies, Inc. Report. Customers will be able to order directly through the McDonald’s app as the company says the move is a key driver for its growth strategy through the …

McDonald’s makes new white label deals with DoorDash, Uber Eats

Dive Brief: McDonald’s announced on Monday new global partnerships with DoorDash and UberEats that will grow its McDelivery channel, which was first launched in 2017, in the U.S. and around the globe. DoorDash will power delivery orders placed on the McDonald’s app through the company’s white label product, DoorDash Drive, while Uber will power orders through the McDonald’s app through its …

A Giant Change Is Coming to Both McDonald’s and Starbucks. (There’s Just 1 Little Problem)

…The customer of the future, according to both Starbucks and McDonald’s, will be a customer who might never set foot in a Starbucks or a McDonald’s. That’s why both brands have announced big additions to their food delivery programs. Starbucks had been testing delivery through Uber Eats in 20 U.S. cities. But it’s now announced …

McDonald’s drops Uber Eats sole partnership with new DoorDash deal

McDonald’s Corp.’s exclusive partnership with Uber Eats is over as the chain announced plans Tuesday to add a second third-party delivery operator, DoorDash, to its McDelivery program. The Chicago-based chain, which launched nationwide delivery with Uber Eats in 2017, said it will begin testing DoorDash delivery at 200 Houston-area restaurants in late July. Uber Eats, …

Uber Eats has taken a supersized bite out of McDonald’s

Uber Eats is now available at a whopping 9,000 of the fast-food giant’s 14,000-plus U.S. locations, McDonald’s U.S. President Chris Kempczinski told Yahoo Finance. Kempczinki was speaking Tuesday evening during a media gathering inside McDonald’s swank new three-story flagship restaurant opening this week in New York City’s Times Square. …Kempczinski — who joined McDonald’s in …

Report: McDonald’s Renegotiating UberEats Contract

…With Uber looking to go public in the near future, tearing up a contract with the world’s largest restaurant system by global sales is sure to have an impact on institutional and armchair investors alike, with many restaurant-watchers citing the previous landmark agreement as a model for other franchised fast-food restaurants to follow. After signing …

Report: McDonald’s may end exclusivity with Uber Eats

McDonald’s is reportedly in talks with Uber Eats to negotiate lower fees for its U.S. restaurant operators that includes a significantly reduced commission rate, according to an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg.  The memo also states that McDonald’s is working to negotiate franchisees’ ability to use other delivery partners.   Following the finalization of the new terms, Uber plans …

McDonald’s Knows How Much Uber Eats Needs Its Business

If Uber’s IPO filing made anything clear, it’s that Uber Eats relies on its chain partnerships to survive. The McDonald’s partnership is critical to Uber’s success as a public company — and they know it. McDonald’s Corp. is working to make delivery more profitable for its franchisees — and that means it could turn to …

McDonald’s franchisees dump on delivery

Delivery is a high priority for McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, and a big worry for franchisees. Easterbrook expects a rapidly expanding delivery partnership with UberEats to drive sales growth. Franchisees grumble that delivery costs put more pressure on their tight profit margins. “Our margins do not allow for the commissions that Uber is taking nor …