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    Just Eat Takeaway reports $3B impairment following Grubhub deal

    Despite the impairment, which JET blames on reduction in sector valuation, high interest rates and equity volatility, an earnings call pointed to early positive results from its Amazon partnership.

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    Uber launches pilot to deliver equipment to Chicago restaurants

    The partnership with foodservice equipment distributor Parts Town will provide two-hour delivery to operators and service technicians. 

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    TGI Fridays expands C3 partnership with new virtual brands

    TGI Fridays’ test phase, which began with a rollout of Krispy Rice in select markets last fall, generated up to $1 million in sales per restaurant.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Flytrex expands delivery radius to service 100K customers

    The drone delivery firm, which flies orders from restaurants and retailers, received FAA approval to expand its radius from one to two nautical miles from its operating stations in North Carolina and Texas. 

    By July 28, 2022
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    San Francisco weakens 15% delivery fee cap

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a law Tuesday enabling delivery services to charge more than 15% in restaurant commissions if eateries opt for additional services. 

    By July 27, 2022
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    Waitr strikes exclusive partnership with New York Giants, New York Jets

    The delivery firm, which is rebranding as ASAP, will provide in-stadium mobile ordering during home games, concerts and events at MetLife Stadium.

    By July 27, 2022
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    Chipotle on track to reach $3.5B in digital sales in 2022

    Digital sales, which represented 39% of sales during Q2, are expected to grow this year even as dine-in sales rise amid a shift in customer behavior. 

    By July 27, 2022
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    Uber is looking to change its ‘frustrating’ US grocery experience

    After a rough launch with Cornershop two years ago, Uber is aiming to course-correct by adding new features on Eats for customers, workers and retailers.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • July 27, 2022
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    How Kitchen United's new access to grocery stores, malls will fuel its growth

    With $100 million in fresh funding under its belt, the ghost kitchen operator will build out its tech stack and expand within new and existing markets. 

    By July 26, 2022
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    Kitchen United secures $100M

    The firm plans to grow from 15 locations to over 500 using malls, shopping centers and supermarkets operated by new investors, Business Insider reports.

    By July 25, 2022
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    Reef opens virtual food hall at Raleigh-Durham airport

    The ghost kitchen platform plans to offer delivery to travelers at gates throughout the airport as part of its first foray into airport foodservice. 

    By July 21, 2022
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    Uber ramping up grocery service with new features on Eats app

    Offering more items, improved barcode scanning and order scheduling when stores are closed are a few ways the company is “betting in a huge way on grocery,” said Oskar Hjertonsson, Uber’s global head of grocery and retail. 

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • July 21, 2022
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    Domino's seeks to improve driver flexibility as delivery sales shrink

    Same-store delivery sales declined 11.7% during the second quarter as a delivery courier shortage weighs on the chain. 

    By July 21, 2022
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    DoorDash adds 2-step ID verification for alcohol delivery

    Drivers must scan the front of a customer’s identification card with the DoorDash app to verify identity and age prior to completing an alcohol delivery. 

    By July 20, 2022
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    Kitchen United Mix opens in Dallas Kroger

    Food from the unit’s nine brands, including Capriotti's Sandwich Shop and Carl's Jr., can be bundled into one pickup or delivery order.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • July 19, 2022
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    ChowNow lays off almost 100 employees

    The company, which helps restaurants create digital ordering storefronts across multiple social platforms, said the job cuts will ensure long-term stability.

    By July 15, 2022
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    What's next for Gopuff and rapid delivery as the young industry hits 'an inflection point'?

    The company’s struggles and those of newer startups in the space could offer an opening for established grocers, sources say.

    By Jeff Wells , Sam Silverstein , Catherine Douglas Moran • July 15, 2022
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    Study: Dine-in tips have increased despite inflation

    Tip percentage growth has slowed, however, and tips on online orders have shrunk even as the number of online orders has risen, Lightspeed data finds. 

    By July 12, 2022
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    Nextbite faces second round of layoffs

    Nextbite is laying off an undisclosed number of employees following an earlier round of job cuts in April, when the company shed less than 10% of its staff.

    By July 11, 2022
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    BurgerFi and Gopuff expand delivery nationwide

    Following a 90-day trial in Florida, the companies are bringing BurgerFi’s products to more than 30 Gopuff food halls throughout the U.S.

    By July 7, 2022
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    Grubhub, Amazon partner to expand Grubhub+ membership

    Amazon will be given warrants worth 2% in Grubhub shares, and access to additional shares if it brings more customers to Grubhub.

    By July 6, 2022
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    DoorDash patent application hints at autonomous vehicles under consideration

    While the company said patents don’t necessarily mean a product is under development, it is actively seeking ways to use robotics to supplement its Dasher community. 

    By June 30, 2022
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    Grubhub CEO: A strong partnership is preferred as company mulls future

    Just Eat Takeaway is focused on improving its U.S. business, but a sale isn’t off the table, Grubhub CEO Adam DeWitt said at the Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum.

    By Updated June 29, 2022
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    Qdoba launches first virtual brand

    Pure Gold by Qdoba, which has queso-centric menu items, will be available in select markets including Denver, Indianapolis and Michigan.

    By June 28, 2022
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    Massachusetts court tosses gig work ballot initiatives backed by Uber, DoorDash

    The proposals, which are similar to Prop 22, would have classified food delivery drivers as independent contractors but granted them some benefits.

    By June 15, 2022