Square partners with Postmates to offer on-demand delivery capabilities

Square launched On-Demand Delivery for Square Online Store on Thursday to allow its merchants to dispatch a courier for orders placed directly on a company’s website, according to a press release.  Sellers will pay a flat fee of $1.50 per order to Square and a fee to a delivery partner that is based on distance and […]

Square Offering On-Demand Delivery Through Postmate

Square, the popular point-of-sale platform for restaurants and retailers, has announced a new On-Demand Delivery service giving merchants the ability to accept and fulfill delivery orders that come through native platforms. As part of this new service’s launch, Square has partnered with Postmates, with assurances that additional delivery partners are coming soon. Wally Sadat, CMO […]

Square gets back into food delivery less than a year after selling Caviar

Jack Dorseys’s payments company Square announced a new option for restaurants and stores to have products delivered to customers. Wednesday’s announcement comes less than a year after Square announced the sale of its food delivery business Caviar to DoorDash. It underscores Square’s effort to beef up online offerings for small businesses that are being hit especially […]

DoorDash Buys a Rival, Caviar, for $410 Million

… DoorDash is buying Caviar from Square, the payments company, which has owned the service since 2014. Caviar operates in around 15 cities and primarily offers food from upscale restaurants in urban areas. …DoorDash has embarked on a string of fund-raising. In May, the company raised $600 million, lifting its valuation to $12.6 billion. The […]

DoorDash is buying Caviar from Square in a deal worth $410 million

… Square bought Caviar about five years ago in a deal worth about $90 million. Now, Caviar  has found a new home with DoorDash, the on-demand delivery startup that had been under fire for months regarding how it pays its delivery workers. DoorDash is finally starting to do right by its workers by saying it will no longer subsidize wages with tips, […]

DoorDash buys food delivery app Caviar from Square

The food delivery world is getting smaller. DoorDash has agreed to buy rival food delivery platform Caviar from Square for a total of $410 million in cash and stock. Square CEO Jack Dorsey said during a second-quarter earnings call today that the move would allow the company to focus on its core money delivery business. “We have seen a […]

The Future of Food Delivery Just Got Flatter

DoorDash, the delivery service that’s probably brought McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Chipotle to your door, has acquired Caviar, the delivery app that sold itself as the bougier option — where upscale restaurants like i Sodi in NYC, Destroyer in LA, and Duck Duck Goat in Chicago deigned to sell their wares. The sale, worth $410 million in cash […]

DoorDash Acquires Rival Food Delivery Service Caviar For $410 Million

Topline: DoorDash will acquire food delivery rival Caviar for $410 million in cash and preferred stock, DoorDash announced Thursday, further consolidating the competitive delivery market as DoorDash goes up against GrubHub, UberEats and Postmates. DoorDash is purchasing Caviar from payments company Square, which boughtthe company in 2014 for $90 million. Gokul Rajaram, Caviar’s head, will join […]

Square’s POS system now integrates Postmates, DoorDash, and other food delivery services

…To eliminate this “tablet farm” scenario, which could see five or more screens splayed across a restaurant’s front of house, Square has announced a host of new integrations to help centralize their ordering, delivery, and payment processing in a single interface. When the service launches, restaurants using Square’s payment-processing services will be able to access […]

Square taps Postmates to let merchants offer on-demand deliveries

Square is partnering with courier network Postmates to bring on-demand deliveries to more restaurants and retailers. The integration, which is rolling out today, will enable retailers — of any size — that use Square’s payments platform to offer customers the option of having any item delivered. It’s worth noting that Square already offers food deliveries through Caviar, […]