How an unauthorized Uber Eats listing caused chaos for this coffee shop

A few months ago, Uber Eats delivery drivers started showing up at Strange Brew, a coffee shop in an Indianapolis suburb, to pick up orders. There was only one problem: there were no orders to pick up, because Strange Brew said it didn’t partner with Uber Eats. So it hadn’t authorized the listing on the […]

UBER EATS TO SHARE MORE DATA WITH RESTAURANTS

Uber Eats on Monday began sharing more data with its restaurant partners, including insights on how nearby competitors are doing. The upgrade is in response to restaurants’ requests for more real-time data to help make decisions, Uber Eats said. It expands the information available in the customer insights section of the Uber Eats Manager dashboard. Restaurants […]

@Pizza Partnership. UBER

Wanted to reach out to follow up on our outreach on Instagram.  A bit more info on what we are about…. We’re working with Jerry Media (@F***Jerry, 15.5m net IG social media followers), @Pizza and RaaS (the top virtual restaurant company) are curating the world’s best pizzerias to launch @Pizza’s virtual restaurant exclusively on Uber […]

Lyft Explores ‘Untapped’ Segment of Food Delivery Market

Ride-hailing second chair Lyft said it will soon be entering the food-delivery space. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing operator reported a nearly 50-percent drop in quarterly revenue, falling to $499.7 million. That’s still ahead of analyst expectations, but like Uber, Lyft is now looking to pivot into a growing part of the convenience economy. According to […]

Lyft Seeks Slice of Food Delivery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Food delivery continues to climb up as a preferred method for consumers seeking to spice up their daily routine. Lyft has taken note of this and is currently working on cutting a slice of the foodservice pie for itself. Zimmer stated that the company was looking to enter what it considered an untapped market […]

Lyft seeks slice of food-delivery amid a slow recovery in rides

Nov 10 (Reuters) – Lyft Inc said on Tuesday it was working on a new service to take a slice of the burgeoning food-delivery market as it works to make up for a 48% drop in quarterly revenue and a slow recovery of ride-hail demand. Unlike larger ride-hail rival Uber Technologies Inc , Lyft has […]

Lyft Is Going All-In On Delivery Business To Take On Uber Eats

Lyft Inc LYFT President John Zimmer said Tuesday the company is expanding its deliveries business after finding success with a pilot program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Zimmer, talking to investors on the company’s third-quarter earnings call, said Lyft has been “very pleased” with the essential deliveries pilot, which it had launched to provide drivers with incremental opportunities to earn […]

Despite Food Delivery Boom, Uber Has Lost $5.8 Billion in 2020

You’re not the only one having a roller coaster of a week. On Tuesday, California voters handed San Francisco-based Uber a big ticket victory, agreeing that the gig-worker-contingent company needn’t offer its food delivery and ride-hailing drivers employee protections. It’s a decision that will save Uber millions, and sent its stock soaring by 15 percent, the […]

Uber Eats faces discrimination allegations over free delivery from Black-owned restaurants

Uber  says it has received more than 8,500 demands for arbitration as a result of it ditching delivery fees for some Black-owned restaurants via Uber Eats. Uber Eats  made this change in June, following racial justice protests around the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. Uber Eats said it wanted to make it easier for […]