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DoorDash Announces Fifth-Annual Summer of DashPass Savings Event

DoorDash is kicking off its fifth year of Summer of DashPass with five savings-stuffed weeks featuring thousands of members-only discounts and exclusive offers. Whether it's food, flowers, grilling supplies or apparel, saving on thousands of national favorites and local stores has never been easier with DashPass, DoorDash's membership program that offers unlimited $0 delivery fees and reduced service fees on eligible orders, exclusive deals, and other members-only benefits.

Kicking off June 20th, enjoy summer steals from foodie favorites like Chipotle, Wendy's, and Starbucks...

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Jun 17 10:09 AM, Urner Barry



HelloFresh Teams Up with Colavita to Introduce New Ciao, Italia Menu 

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, has teamed up with Colavita, the family-owned premium Italian specialty products company, to introduce a new limited-time recipe series, Ciao, Italia. Boasting authentic Italian flavors and fresh, specialty ingredients, each recipe is inspired by a region of Italy and is perfect for those looking to take a trip to Italy without leaving the comfort of their kitchen. In fact, recent survey data revealed* that while more than half (53%) of Americans expressed interest in traveling to an international locale...

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Jun 11 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Performance Food Group and Industry-Leading Partners Unveil Sustainable Distribution Center

Advanced Energy Machines, FreeWire, GridMarket and Volvo Trucks North America played key roles in facility transformation

In recognition of Earth Day 2024, Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC), Advanced Energy Machines (AEM), FreeWire Technologies, GridMarket and Volvo Trucks North America, partnered to hold a special open house event at PFG’s Gilroy, CA facility to show how the companies have collaborated to help create a sustainable distribution center model of the future.

PFG is committed to mitigating its carbon footprint and being responsible stewards of the environment...

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Apr 24 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Grubhub Brings Grocery to its Marketplace with Mercato Partnership

Grubhub and Mercato, an online marketplace for independent grocery stores, have partnered to bring Mercato's inventory of more than 950 merchants across the country to the Grubhub Marketplace. Customers can order from hundreds of locations today, with all merchants becoming available over the next few weeks. With this first-ever third-party delivery partnership for Mercato, Grubhub is expanding its Marketplace selection, and providing even greater value for its customers by now offering grocery, convenience and alcohol merchants. Mercato's merchants can grow their business and e-commerce footprint with access...

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Apr 19 2:46 PM, Urner Barry


DoorDash and Wing Announce Drone Delivery Pilot in the US

DoorDash and Wing today announced the launch of their drone delivery partnership in the U.S., starting in Christiansburg, VA. Select local consumers will be able to order eligible menu items from Wendy’s® — the pilot’s first restaurant partner — through the DoorDash marketplace and have them delivered via drone. This follows the drone delivery pilot program that DoorDash and Wing launched in Australia in 2022 and has since expanded to three locations in Queensland with over 60 participating merchants, marking the first time that Wing integrated its drone...

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Mar 21 11:30 AM, Urner Barry


Kroger Delivers Convenience and Fresh for Springtime Travelers

The Kroger Co. is sharing quick and easy spring break travel prep ideas, delivering fresh products, friendly service and affordable prices directly to customers' destinations.

"Whether you're planning a road trip to visit family and friends, gearing up for relaxation on the beach or seeking thrills at your favorite theme park, we look forward to connecting more customers to Kroger Delivery," said Rebekah Manis, Senior Director, Kroger Delivery Fulfillment Centers. "Our service enables us to meet our customers' needs during special moments like family vacations, providing exceptional friendly service from...

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Mar 18 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Deliveroo Guides For Higher Earnings, Positive Free Cash Flow

Deliveroo guided for further growth in its core earnings this year after its 2023 results were better than expected.

The food-delivery company expects its adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization—a metric that strips out exceptional and other one-off items—to be between 110 million and 130 million pounds ($141 million-$166 million) in 2024, it said Thursday. It guided for positive free cash flow for the year, and expects its gross transaction value to grow between 5% and 9%, with a first quarter...

 

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Mar 14 9:05 AM, Urner Barry


DoorDash Expands Food Access for SNAP Customers With New Grocery Partners

Every day, millions of consumers look for affordable ways to set the table with their favorite dishes. Today, DoorDash (NASDAQ: DASH), the local commerce platform, is proud to expand its SNAP/EBT payment offering with additional grocers to make fresh food accessible to more people. Since launching support for SNAP/EBT payments in 2023, over 1.1 million consumers have added their SNAP/EBT cards to DoorDash. Consumers can order SNAP-eligible groceries using their SNAP benefits through our platform from over...

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Mar 14 8:03 AM, Urner Barry


Instacart and Hy-Vee Partner to Meet Growing Demand for Same-Day Delivery

Hy-Vee, Inc. today announced it has expanded its partnership with Instacart (NASDAQ: CART), the leading grocery technology company in North America. Powered by Instacart Fulfillment as a Service (FaaS), Hy-Vee is integrating Instacart's fulfillment capabilities for same-day delivery into its owned and operated websites and apps.

Instacart's Fulfillment as a Service offering makes it easy for retailers to plug Instacart fulfillment technology into their existing e-commerce via API, seamlessly integrating with their storefronts and brand identity. Retailers can choose from flexible options, including...

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Feb 8 3:13 PM, Urner Barry


The Most Searched Diet Plan in the U.S. is Available on the Blue Apron Menu

Blue Apron, a Wonder Group Company that pioneered the meal kit industry in the U.S., is growing its Prepared & Ready category with the introduction of Keto-Friendly meals, available to order now for delivery starting on March 4. The Prepared & Ready expansion is part of Blue Apron’s plans to grow the category to hundreds of recipes, focusing on increased variety and dietary flexibility.

“The initial demand for Prepared & Ready has exceeded our expectations by over 100%. Prepared meals is one of the fastest...

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Feb 7 3:37 PM, Urner Barry


Instacart Expands Online SNAP Acceptance to Reach 96% of SNAP Households Nationwide 

Instacart , the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced a series of retail expansions that will allow customers to use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to shop online for groceries for same-day delivery from Food City, Gordon Food Service, Hy-Vee, Schnucks, and additional Kroger banners including Baker's, City Market, Dillons, Fred Meyer, Gerbes, Harris Teeter, King Soopers, Marianos, Metro Market, Pick n' Save, Smith's and QFC. The new retail expansions help make groceries more accessible to more SNAP families, allowing...

 

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Feb 1 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Little Caesars Partners with Deliverect for Global Delivery Integration

Deliverect, a global scale-up that integrates and accelerates online restaurant orders, announced today Little Caesars® has selected the company to help integrate and scale its global third-party delivery operations. The international, family-owned pizza chain, with stores in 28 countries and territories, will bolster its delivery services across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and enhance operations across additional international markets.

As the world's third-largest pizza company, Little Caesars is known for the convenience it offers its guests, from HOT-N-READY® carry out, to its Pizza...

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Jan 17 9:06 AM, Urner Barry


Green Chef Expands Wellness Offerings with New Gut & Brain Health-Focused Recipes

Green Chef, the #1 meal kit for clean eating, announced today a new menu expansion that features Gut & Brain Health recipes. The new science-backed meals are powered by fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats that aim to support energy and immunity while helping to improve digestion. Both new and existing Green Chef customers can now choose to select a Gut & Brain Health lifestyle preference in their profile, to receive a curated selection of recipes that offer functional benefits.

To help consumers jumpstart and maintain their wellness goals, Green... 

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Jan 8 9:17 AM, Urner Barry


HelloFresh Teams Up With Multi-Hyphenate Entertainer Keke Palmer 

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, announced today a new partnership with award winning actress, musical artist and producer Keke Palmer. The new campaign spotlights the delicious possibilities created when cooking with HelloFresh, especially as consumers embrace healthier habits in the New Year.

“As a busy working mom, I know first-hand how tough it can be to find the time to maintain healthy eating habits. But HelloFresh has made it easy to plan and cook delicious, guilt-free meals you can make in a snap,” said Keke Palmer...

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Dec 26 9:49 AM, Urner Barry


2023 Restaurant & Delivery Data Report by Otter

2023 was a year of mixed performance for the global restaurant industry. While restaurants generally recovered from pandemic-era losses, record-breaking inflation took a bite out of many eateries’ profit margins. Now more than ever, restaurant tech is critical to help eliminate redundant costs and maximize returns on every order served. That’s what more than 275,000 businesses have been doing with Otter’s Restaurant Operating System.

In this report, you’ll find the most vital (and most timely) data points for the success of today’s restaurants across the United States and Canada...

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Dec 21 7:58 AM, Urner Barry


Fairway Market Launches 30-Minute Delivery Service Powered by Instacart

Instacart (Nasdaq: CART), the leading grocery technology company in North America, and Fairway Market today announced the launch of "Fairway Now," a new fast home delivery service powered by Instacart that lets Fairway Market customers access last-minute groceries and household essentials in as fast as 30-minutes. The service is available today from the Chelsea and Upper East Side locations, and will be available from all four Fairway Market stores in Manhattan in the coming weeks.

"Our customers are New Yorkers and they are savvy, on the move and...

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Dec 20 9:52 AM, Urner Barry


Food Lion To Go Expands Services at 35 Additional Stores

With more shoppers opting to save time by ordering groceries online, Food Lion is excited to announce the expansion of its Food Lion To Go grocery pick up service to 35 more stores in Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia beginning Dec. 11. With the availability of this service at these new stores, the omnichannel retailer now offers Food Lion to Go Pickup or Home Delivery at approximately 90% of its 10-state operating area.

The launch of this service...

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Dec 12 9:11 AM, Urner Barry


DoorDash’s Dash From the Past 2023 Trend Report and a Look Back at Ten Years of Deliveries

2023 was all about milestones. While DoorDash celebrated its 10th anniversary and a decade of empowering local communities, we know our customers celebrated special moments, too. Whether it was a birthday, graduation, holiday, game day or just because – this year, customers celebrated the moments that mattered. From serving up the best of your local neighborhood cuisine to coming in clutch with the perfect gift that you definitely didn’t forget about, no matter how big or small these moments were, DoorDash was there to...

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Dec 12 8:42 AM, Urner Barry


DoorDash Launches Annual 12 Day Holiday Savings Event

Whether you’re making your list or you’re checking it twice, DoorDash is the special ingredient for a joyful holiday season with Deck the Doorstep, twelve festive days of massive deals to help make holiday hosting and shopping more convenient than ever. From December 1st through December 12th, DoorDash users can look forward to limited-time discounts, daily deals, and exclusive DashPass offers from local and nationwide favorites featuring groceries, retail, and restaurants — all in one place.

During DoorDash’s annual savings event, people will be able to...

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Dec 1 9:42 AM, Urner Barry


It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at The Fresh Market!

The Fresh Market is making prepping for the holidays easier than ever this year, with the specialty food retailer’s prepared holiday meals available now for pre-order, a special holiday print edition of The Fresh Market Magazine, and a holiday-themed shoppable livestream featuring brand ambassador, Chef Anna Rossi. 

Whether it's a festive feast with family and friends or a small gathering, The Fresh Market offers everything guests need to create memorable and delicious meals. To make holiday shopping even more convenient, The Fresh Market also...

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Nov 29 11:17 AM, Urner Barry


HelloFresh Brings Back Fan-Favorite Buddy the Elf™ Spaghetti Meal Kits with a Twist 

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, and Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products announced today the return of the highly coveted Buddy the Elf™ Spaghetti meal kits. After selling out in mere minutes in 2022, HelloFresh is re-releasing the limited-edition spaghetti kits for the holiday season in the US and Canada with the addition of special keepsakes to delight fans and help commemorate Elf’s 20th Anniversary. Spreading even more holiday cheer throughout December, HelloFresh is also debuting Elf-themed meals and...

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Nov 28 10:40 AM, Urner Barry


Holy Cannoli! Carrabba's Italian Grill Has a New App

Authentic Italian cuisine is just a click away with the all-new Carrabba's mobile app, the latest way to taste the flavors and fun of Carrabba's Italian Grill. The app serves a satisfying selection of exclusive benefits including free dessert for downloading with any adult entrée through Sunday, Dec. 3.

"The Carrabba's app was designed to make it easier than ever for guests to dine with us," said Bronze R. Major, Head of Marketing for Carrabba's Italian Grill. "We've added a number of features to enhance...

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Nov 22 11:13 AM, Urner Barry


Uber Eats Adds Big Lots As First National Home Discount Retailer

Today Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) announced a new nationwide partnership with Big Lots (NYSE:BIG), bringing the home discount retailer's massive selection to the Uber Eats app, furthering its mission to help consumers get almost anything they need, delivered on-demand. Just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year more than 1,200 Big Lots retail locations across the US are now available for consumers to shop with Uber Eats.

With Big Lots on Uber Eats, consumers will discover thousands of items including wide variety of home goods...

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Nov 22 11:07 AM, Urner Barry


Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx Stores are Now Live on DoorDash

DoorDash (NASDAQ: DASH), the local commerce platform, announced a partnership with The Save Mart Companies to bring Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx locations to the DoorDash Marketplace. Starting today, consumers across California and Nevada can access Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx on DoorDash to get groceries delivered same day in under an hour, on average*, directly to their door.

“We are excited to extend the reach and accessibility of our fresh quality offerings, local favorites, and everyday essentials with DoorDash to strengthen our commitment of providing grocery solutions for...

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Nov 17 9:46 AM, Urner Barry


Instacart Spotlights Stress-Free Holiday Celebrations with New Brand Campaign

Instacart (NASDAQ: CART), the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced "The Holiday Rescue App" – its most extensive holiday campaign yet, which reinforces its position as an indispensable partner to families throughout the entire holiday season. "The Holiday Rescue App" brand campaign will run for seven weeks in the U.S. and Canada and features multiple campaign extensions, from hosting family and gifting the ultimate presents to preparing for New Year's Eve celebrations. The new creative spotlights how Instacart is the one-stop destination that can serve every holiday...

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Nov 14 8:05 AM, Urner Barry


Wonder Announces Closing of Blue Apron Acquisition to Enhance its Leading Platform for Mealtime

Wonder Group, a company founded by entrepreneur Marc Lore that is redefining at-home dining and food delivery, today will close its previously announced acquisition of Blue Apron (Nasdaq: APRN), the pioneer of the meal kit industry in the United States.

The acquisition will further enhance Wonder’s creation of the super app for mealtime, serving a broad range of dining occasions that feature cuisines from some of the world’s best chefs and restaurants.

Having pioneered a new category of “Fast Fine” dining through its collection of...

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Nov 13 9:25 AM, Urner Barry


Blue Apron Makes the Holidays a Breeze With an Assortment of Elevated Seasonal Offerings

Blue Apron (Nasdaq: APRN), the pioneer of the meal kit industry in the U.S., introduces its holiday menu with an assortment of elevated seasonal offerings designed to make celebrating a breeze. Through the end of the year, customers can choose from a selection of three limited-time meal kits, available with or without a subscription, in addition to premium recipes and Add-ons, making purchasing and planning simple.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231107979714/en/...

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Nov 9 9:34 AM, Urner Barry


HelloFresh and Tinder Launch ‘Date Night Delights’ Recipe Series 

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, and Tinder, the world’s most popular app for meeting new people, are introducing a new relationship phase, Forking Season. New data gathered by HelloFresh has revealed that the fifth date is usually when couples go from casual to committed, typically through the power of a homemade meal. In fact, “Cooking” is among the top 20 Interests Tinder users add to their profiles. With 81% of Americans agreeing that hosting a date for a home cooked meal for the first time signals a relationship is...

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Nov 6 8:46 AM, Urner Barry


The Fresh Market is Now on DoorDash

Guests of The Fresh Market can now experience the benefit of delivery to their doorstep through the convenience of DoorDash, the local commerce platform. Now available on the DoorDash Marketplace, with delivery from its 161 stores, the specialty fresh food retailer is providing guests the flexibility and option to shop for favorite weekly meals, special occasions, and dinner-on-the-go, capitalizing on The Fresh Market’s omnichannel approach to enhance the customer experience. The timely launch aligns well with the upcoming holiday season, historically The Fresh Market’s busiest time of the year...

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Oct 13 9:39 AM, Urner Barry


Blue Apron’s Popular Thanksgiving Menu Returns

Blue Apron (Nasdaq: APRN), the pioneer of the meal kit industry in the U.S., is bringing back its popular Thanksgiving menu this year for a memorable and hassle-free celebration. Available to order October 9 through November 20, the chef-curated options are designed to give customers ultimate flexibility, whether it’s a traditional turkey dinner, a plant-forward vegetarian meal, a honey-glazed baked ham or a variety of festive sides.

“Every year, the culinary team combs through feedback from previous holiday offerings to listen and learn from our customers,” said John Adler...

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Oct 4 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Wakefern Launches Live Tracking for Home Delivery of Online Orders

Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, announced the launch of live tracking with Delivery Solutions for the delivery of online grocery orders. The cutting-edge tracking technology is available through many ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer locations, with live tracking of home deliveries offered at more than 200 stores.

The live tracking feature is a dedicated platform offered by Delivery Solutions that provides live order tracking and updates for online shoppers using home delivery. With real-time visibility features for users, live tracking offers...

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Sep 22 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


White Castle Launches New Delivery Service In White Castle App, Powered by Partnership with Uber 

White Castle, the innovative company that helped make the hamburger an American household staple, is now providing delivery as an option within its White Castle app. The in-app delivery option gives Cravers the convenience of having their favorite menu items, such as a 10-sack of Original Sliders, delivered to them at the same everyday low pricing they find at their local Castle.

With this update rolled out in all of its restaurant markets, White Castle no longer relies solely on a...

 

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Sep 21 9:45 AM, Urner Barry


Direct to Empower Restaurants to Enhance and Scale Delivery Operations

Today, Deliverect, a global scale-up that integrates and accelerates online orders for restaurants and food businesses, and Uber (NYSE: UBER) announced a new global partnership to help restaurants better manage and grow their delivery operations. With Deliverect Dispatch, restaurants can scale their orders by offering fast and reliable white-label delivery powered by Uber Direct as a preferred partner.

Restaurants using both Deliverect and Uber Direct can now seamlessly manage their customers' experience from the moment they engage on their sales channel to the moment it's delivered. Whether the...

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Sep 19 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Gopuff Launches Student FAM Membership, Offers the Subscription at 50% Off for College Students

Gopuff, the leading Instant Commerce platform, today announced the launch of its Student FAM membership. The new membership program gives college and university students full access to Gopuff FAM membership benefits at a 50% discount. Priced at just $3.99/month or $39.99/year, Student FAM members enjoy exclusive perks and access to an average of 30% lower prices on everyday essentials, all delivered within minutes.

“In 2013, we founded Gopuff in Philadelphia on our college campus with the premise of improving college students' lives,”...

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Sep 18 11:41 AM, Urner Barry


DoorDash Broadens Grocery Selection with Multiple New Partners

DoorDash (NYSE: DASH), the local commerce platform, today announced multiple new grocery partners, continuing its swift acceleration in the category. From the largest national grocery partners to beloved local favorites and specialty shops, DoorDash creates more opportunities for retailers of all sizes to reach consumers online.

“We’ve made significant progress in investing in long-term partnerships with grocers of all sizes, all while remaining focused on improving quality and execution. The grocers announced today recognize DoorDash as a source of incremental growth, accelerating what we believe to be the fastest-growing platform...

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Sep 18 10:03 AM, Urner Barry


The Fresh Market and Uber Eats Partner for On-Demand Grocery Delivery

Today, Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) announced its new partnership with Greensboro, North Carolina-based The Fresh Market, Inc to offer on-demand and scheduled delivery to customers across The Fresh Market's operating areas.

Starting today, all 161 of The Fresh Market locations will be available to shop through Uber and Uber Eats. With this new partnership customers will be able to use Uber's apps to order their Fresh Market must-haves—and discover new favorites from its highly curated and European-inspired selection—for delivery on-demand...

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Sep 18 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Uber Eats Joins Forces with The Save Mart Companies for On-Demand Grocery Delivery

Today, Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) announced its newest grocery partnership with Modesto, California-based retailer The Save Mart Companies to bring Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx locations to the Uber Eats app for on-demand and scheduled delivery.

Starting today, more than 190 stores in The Save Mart Companies will be available to shop through Uber and Uber Eats. With this new partnership customers will be able to quickly and reliably place orders from Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx's abundant selection of produce...

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Sep 13 7:17 AM, Urner Barry


Grubhub Expands Services to Restaurants With On-Demand Delivery

Grubhub, a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform, announced today that it is offering a new product feature, On-Demand Delivery. This service gives self-delivery restaurants on the Grubhub Marketplace the option to request a Grubhub delivery driver to facilitate the last-mile logistics on a per-order basis whenever needed.

This feature is currently in pilot in markets across the country, including Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, D.C., Seattle, Chicago and Denver. Previously, restaurants couldn't toggle between self-delivery...

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Sep 8 8:05 PM, Urner Barry


Instacart Brings Best-In-Class Advertising to Merchants With New Shopify App

Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today launched a new Instacart for Shopify app, enabling emerging consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands on Shopify to access Instacart Ads. For the first time, Shopify merchants can easily connect to Instacart Ads products, tools, insights, and automation.

Instacart partners with more than 1,400 retail banners across North America, which means that without taking any action, many CPG brands on Shopify are likely already driving sales through the Instacart Marketplace. Now, for the first time ever...

 

 

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Sep 7 8:01 AM, Urner Barry


United States Online Food Delivery Market Analysis, Size, & Forecast Report 2023

Market Set to Grow by Almost $50 Billion - Growing Integration of AI and Machine Learning Gaining Momentum

The "United States Online Food Delivery Market, Size, Forecast 2023-2030, Industry Trends, Growth, Impact of Inflation, Opportunity Company Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The United States Online Food Delivery market is anticipated to reach US$ 84.84 Billion in 2030 US$35.36 Billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 11.6%

With a wide range of food options from multiple restaurants available at their fingertips, online...

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Sep 1 8:05 AM, Urner Barry


AI-Powered Grocery and Recipe Delivery Service, Hungryroot, Announces 67% Revenue Growth 

Hungryroot, the AI-driven healthy grocery and recipe service that is redefining food-at-home, making it more personal, sustainable and economical, today announced 1H 2023 revenue of $182MM, a YOY increase of 67%. The last quarter was an inflection point in Hungryroot's growth story. The company achieved YTD profitability and is set up for continued profitable growth in 2023 and beyond.

"In 2019, we pivoted to become an AI-driven, truly personalized healthy grocery and recipe service," said Ben McKean, Founder and CEO of Hungryroot. "Since...

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Aug 17 7:58 AM, Urner Barry


Uber Offers Exclusive NFL Experience to Launch Hy-Vee for On-Demand Grocery Delivery

Today, Uber Technologies, Inc. announced its new partnership with grocery chain Hy-Vee to offer on-demand and scheduled grocery delivery to customers across the Midwest, strengthening Uber Eats' grocery selection in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Now, more than 260 Hy-Vee grocery and liquor storefronts will be available to shop through Uber and Uber Eats. Just in time for the upcoming tailgating season, customers will be able to order their...

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Aug 14 7:45 AM, Urner Barry


Clean Eatz Partners with Department of Defense on Meal Kit Delivery for Military Bases

Clean Eatz Kitchen, the premiere meal prep franchise in the health food landscape, delivered the brand's first-ever international meal shipment to Iwakuni, Japan on August 1st. It's all part of the franchise's latest partnership with the United States Department of Defense, with a goal to supply military bases with reliable access to nutritionist-approved, chef-inspired meal kits.

The franchise now joins a select few meal delivery concepts operating on a multi-national level. While consumer access is still restricted to a domestic clientele, the...

 

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Aug 11 7:41 AM, Urner Barry


Instacart Becomes First Grocery Marketplace to Accept Snap Online in All 50 States

Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced that Electronic Benefits Transfer for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (EBT SNAP) can now be used to buy groceries online via Instacart in every state, making Instacart the first and only online grocery marketplace to accept SNAP in all 50 states and Washington D.C. The company recently launched online SNAP acceptance in Alaska with Albertsons Companies banner Safeway, completing the commitment Instacart made in 2022 as part of the launch of its Instacart Health initiative and the... 

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Aug 11 7:34 AM, Urner Barry


Taco Bell Will Help Pay for Your Taco Tuesday Celebration, Even if it's Not at Taco Bell

To celebrate the liberation of the Taco Tuesday trademark registration in 49 states, and to support and spotlight restaurants who now have the right to freely use Taco Tuesday, Taco Bell has announced that on Tuesday, September 12, Taco Tuesday fans (nearly) everywhere* can celebrate Taco Tuesday (nearly) anywhere – and Taco Bell will help pay for it.

On Taco Tuesday, September 12, Taco Bell, in partnership with DoorDash, is opening a $5 million taco tab...

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Aug 9 8:01 AM, Urner Barry


Instacart Unveils Enhanced Capabilities for Retailers to Customize E-commerce Storefronts

Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced new capabilities for its enterprise e-commerce solutions that make it easier for retailers to customize their storefronts and launch shoppable campaigns for holidays or special occasions. Retailers can now modify their homepages, create custom landing pages, and build shoppable campaigns from a user-friendly dashboard in Instacart Storefront and Storefront Pro. Stew Leonard's is already using these capabilities to offer engaging e-commerce experiences for customers, and Gelson's Markets will be introducing them on their online storefronts...

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Aug 4 9:18 AM, Urner Barry


Hot Ones Celebrates National Chicken Wing Day With Expanded Spicy Wing Delivery In NYC and Philly

Signs of deflation are becoming more prevalent across China, heaping extra pressure on Beijing to reignite growth or risk falling into an economic trap it could find hard to escape.

While the rest of the world tussles with inflation, China is at risk of experiencing a prolonged spell of falling prices that -- if it takes root -- could eat into corporate profits, sap consumer spending and push more people out of work. Its effects would ripple across the globe, easing...

 

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Jul 31 8:39 AM, Urner Barry


Grubhub Relaunches its Loyalty Subscription Program, Grubhub+

Grubhub is doubling down on savings, rewards and unique experiences for diners with the relaunch of Grubhub+, its loyalty subscription program that gives members access to unlimited $0 delivery fees on eligible restaurant and convenience orders over $12.

New benefits available on eligible orders by members include lower service fees and a 5 percent credit back on pickup orders. Members will still receive unlimited $0 delivery fees on orders over $12, donation matching on Grubhub+ order...

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Jul 25 12:13 PM, Urner Barry


ItsaCheckmate and DoorDash Expand Partnership to Enable Rapid Restaurant Onboarding

ItsaCheckmate, the center of a restaurant’s digital ordering business, unveils it now supports Self-Serve Integration Onboarding with DoorDash as a vital part of its next-generation open-API Marketplace platform.

In November 2022, ItsaCheckmate announced the launch of Marketplace, a ground-breaking technology distribution platform allowing restaurants to add multiple ordering platforms through a simple user interface, connecting already integrated menus directly to their Point-of-Sale system. The platform’s objective is to enable ItsaCheckmate customers to take locations live on new order sources themselves, with convenience and speed...

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Jul 18 10:07 AM, Urner Barry


UN Food Aid Deliveries by AI Robots Could Begin Next Year

AI-powered robotic vehicles could deliver food parcels to conflict and disaster zones by as early as next year in a move aimed to spare the lives of humanitarian workers, a World Food Programme (WFP) official told Reuters.

Attacks against aid workers have intensified in recent years amid the highest number of violent conflicts since World War Two, according to the United Nations. WFP, the U.N.'s food aid agency, alone lost three workers earlier this year in Sudan's conflict...

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Jul 7 9:02 AM, Urner Barry


Introducing DoorDash’s Biggest App Updates in a Decade

DoorDash was founded 10 years ago with the mission to grow and empower local economies. What started as a restaurant delivery platform has evolved into a global marketplace for local commerce, now delivering anything consumers need on-demand from their neighborhood. In our first decade, we’ve facilitated 5 billion consumer orders, driven over $100 billion in sales for merchants, and helped Dashers ​​earn over $35 billion through the platform.

Today, we are excited to share some of the biggest updates we’ve made in a decade across our...

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Jun 28 8:52 AM, Urner Barry


Domino's is Making Pizza Delivery Even More Convenient: Introducing Domino's Pinpoint Delivery

Domino's Pizza Inc is bringing more convenience than ever to delivery customers across the U.S. The largest pizza company in the world is introducing Domino's Pinpoint Delivery: a new technology that allows customers to receive a delivery nearly anywhere, including places like parks, baseball fields and beaches, just in time for the start of summer. How does it work? It's easy! Customers with the Domino's app can select Domino's Pinpoint Delivery, drop a pin on the map and get pizza delivered virtually anywhere!


"Domino's is proud to...

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Jun 21 8:00 AM, Urner Barry







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