Not UberEats site lists Toronto restaurants doing their own delivery

You might think you’re supporting local when you order from your favourite restaurant for delivery, but if you’re getting food from a third-party delivery app like Uber Eats, Skip The Dishes or DoorDash, there’s a good chance the tech companies are taking a big cut of the sale.  To get around those fees, which can top […]

Denver restaurant companies fight back with new in-house delivery platforms

Denver-area restaurateurs who complained about third-party delivery fees and then pushed to have them limited during the coronavirus pandemic, are now adopting a new tactic and launching in-house delivery services to take back some of that business. The efforts are not widespread yet, and many of the recently launched service come from locally owned restaurant companies like Big […]

Relay Gives Restaurants ‘Agnostic’ Self-Delivery Option

There’s a growing number of options for restaurants looking to reduce the impact of delivery commissions and capture customer data through a self-delivery program. Relay Delivery, an East Coast delivery fleet operator, argues restaurants should seek a native solution that doesn’t include working with third-party providers, which its CEO argues is like letting a fox […]

DoorDash, Jimmy John’s Say New Service Will Lower Commissions

Jimmy John’s is teaming up with DoorDash Inc. on a system that would let the sandwich chain’s own drivers distribute food via the delivery specialist’s app. The move could help lower the third-party delivery fees, DoorDash said. Those fees have haunted restaurant chains’ bottom lines amid the rise of online ordering and delivery during the pandemic. More than […]

Jimmy John’s partners with DoorDash using self-delivery product

Dive Brief: Jimmy John’s has partnered with DoorDash and will use DoorDash Self-Delivery, a new product for restaurants to generate demand and reach new customers on DoorDash’s marketplace, while using their own drivers, according to a press release. The rollout follows a six-month pilot at 100 restaurants. The two companies worked to build direct integration with Jimmy […]

Restaurant owners adapting to COVID restrictions, expanding delivery services

COLORADO SPRINGS — The pandemic is especially tough on restaurants right now, as dining rooms are closed in many places for a second time. However, restaurant owners are getting creative to make sure their businesses survive the winter season and the rest of the pandemic. Because of the second shutdown, many restaurants like Paravicini’s Itialian […]

Some restaurants hate delivery apps like Grubhub and Uber Eats. So they’re seeking out alternatives

Free pizza and burger specials Some restaurants are trying to get customers to order directly from them by offering special deals.One example: If you order two pizza pies from one of Motorino’s three NYC locations by phone, you get a third pie for free. Motorino advertised the special online and on its pizza boxes.Customers who […] Launches Beta Service, Aims to End 30% Commission Fees for Restaurants

With delivery and to-go orders essential to most restaurants’ businesses right now, the last few months have seen an influx of tech services that promise to alleviate some of those restaurants’ reliance on third party delivery. The latest is, a San Diego, Calif.-based company that today launched the beta version of its delivery platform. The […]

Food service groups offer local alternatives to major delivery apps

Adam Fry had just started exploring third-party delivery services when the coronavirus pandemic upended the business model for his bar in northwest Washington, D.C. Ivy and Coney, a dive bar known for its Detroit and Chicago-style hot dogs, started leaning more heavily on popular delivery app Grubhub once its regular patrons couldn’t safely visit in […]

ShiftPixy Partners with Big Association, Readies Native Delivery Push

ShiftPixy has been working toward a hybrid native-gig delivery model for some time now, but a big new partnership gets the staffing platform one step closer. The company’s overall aim is to bring efficiency to the part-time labor market by taking over the overhead of insurance. As CEO Scott Absher explains, that’s especially helpful when […]