Delivery

  • Reserve and Deliver: Waitr Acquires Restaurant Booking App Requested

    … Sacramento-based Requested, a restaurant booking app that launched in 2015, has announced that it has been acquired by Louisiana-based food delivery and restaurant management company Waitr. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Requested will keep its California office and its team will remain intact in the transfer. Requested’s key…

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  • Street Culture: Seattle Food Startup Delivers Culture to Chef Partners

    … Stowell and top-rated restaurant owner Ericka Burke – to deliver healthy meals to local customers. But the platform is also a way for an otherwise unknown chef to get a foot in the door and start building an independent business. “It’s a great opportunity for chefs that doesn’t exist today,” Fardeen said. “The only thing they are spending money…

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  • #SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry

    … Wiley Cerilli spoke about his new venture, Good Uncle, which seeks to bring a “virtual restaurant” model to smaller markets — delivering freshly prepared, gourmet food and celebrated dishes from famous chefs. OpenTable SVP Catherine Porter, spoke about the micro-moments on mobile that the company capitalizes on and how data and personalization can…

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  • DoorDash CEO: Opportunity in Local Delivery Is ‘Vast’

    … As the on-demand economy has risen up in the past few years, there has been increased focus once again on how delivery and logistics services can help local consumers get what they want when they want it. DoorDash is among a handful of services in the an increasingly competitive sector that have separated themselves from the pack. Founded…

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  • Street Culture: Thirstie Holds Focus on Engagement and Slow Growth

    … than a dozen freelance writers to create the company’s often-exclusive written content, and slow growth is the goal to prevent layoffs of full-timers in a potential business downturn. Southworth knows that hiring the right people is one of the most important things he and cofounder Maxim Razmakhin can do. “For us, there’s always the issue of, do…

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  • Street Culture: DoorDash Aiming to Constantly Improve Both Product and Culture

    … literally do 50 things a day, and thinking about delivery isn’t one of them. That’s one of the reasons that DoorDash exists today.” Translating the desire to support business owners into a successful on-demand functionality relies heavily on DoorDash’s 200 core employees. In 2015, the company expanded from three markets into 22, and Xu says he expects…

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  • How Multi-location Brands Can Keep Up with the Push for On-Demand

    … of time to be a bigger problem than shortage of money. When people are expected to be available for work 24/7, they value any extra time they can carve out in the course of a day. The disruptive power of Uber and other on-demand services lies in the time savings they bring. No one wants to spend unnecessary time, whether that’s on the street corner…

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  • Street Culture: Humility and Good Conversations at Instacart

    … Instacart entered 2015 with about 95 employees. It’s on track to end 2015 with around 400 employees. Instacart just opened a new office in Minneapolis in September, making the Twin Cities the 18th location where the company’s grocery shopping and delivery services are offered. Order volume has been increasing three to four percent week-over…

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  • How Partnerships are Driving the Next Generation of Delivery

    … How Partnerships are Driving the Next Generation of Delivery June 2, 2015 by Caitlin Maynard Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW15 Left to right, Holger Luedorf, SVP Business, Postmates; Prahar Shah, Business Development, DoorDash; Sarah Mastrorocco, Business Development, Instacart; and Andrew Shotland, Proprietor, Local SEO Guide, speak…

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  • Why Instacart Doesn’t Want to Kill Brick-and-Mortar

    … In the U.S. last year, consumers spent nearly half a trillion dollars at grocery stores. After fits and starts, the technology industry appears to have finally started to break into this business, with a handful of new players scaling nationally. One of those companies is Instacart, the food delivery service that works with local grocery…

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