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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...
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...
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...
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,”...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Performance Food Group Pilots Electric Refrigerated Truck
Navistar, Great Dane and Carrier Transicold, part of Carrier Global Corporation, have collaborated to launch a commercial evaluation program using all-electric refrigeration technology on a battery-electric truck for sustainable, direct-emissions-free distribution of refrigerated and frozen food.
The technology will be featured at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo the week of May 1. PFG’s solution features Carrier Transicold’s ground-breaking Supra eCool™ electric truck refrigeration unit, an International® eMV™ Series battery-electric truck with a factory-installed ePower electrical system and a 22-foot...
Lineage Logistics Celebrates the Grand Opening of Savannah Fresh
Lineage Logistics (“Lineage” or the “Company”), one of the leading temperature-controlled industrial REITs and integrated solutions providers worldwide, today celebrated the grand opening of its newest facility in Port Wentworth, Georgia. Savannah Fresh-Port Wentworth is strategically located near the Port of Savannah, the largest single-terminal container facility of its kind in North America and the third busiest container gateway in the U.S.
The 220,000-square-foot facility offers cross-docking services for products to enter and exit the facility...
Uber Eats and Cartken partner for Sidewalk Robot Deliveries
Uber Technologies, Inc. and Cartken, a leading robotics company, today announced a new partnership for food deliveries via automated robots in Miami, Florida. Uber Eats consumers in Miami will have the opportunity to have orders delivered by Cartken's self-driving robot.
Starting today, Uber and Cartken will begin operating with select merchants in the Dadeland area of Miami-Dade County with plans to expand in Miami-Dade and to additional cities in 2023. Cartken's AI-powered sidewalk delivery robots currently are used for neighborhood food and grocery delivery, campus meal delivery...
Grubhub and Kiwibot Partner for Robot Delivery on College Campuses
Grubhub, a leading food ordering and delivery marketplace, and Kiwibot, a leading last-mile robotic delivery company, announced today that they will provide robot delivery services on college campuses across the United States.
Robot delivery from Kiwibot and Grubhub will first be available at the University of North Dakota before rolling out to additional schools next semester. Kiwibot joins Grubhub's existing partners, including Cartken and Starship, on nearly a dozen campuses offering robot delivery.
"When it comes to the campus dining experience, we see robot delivery as a complementary offering..."
Helbiz Kitchen Partners to Bring Food Delivery to United States with Kitchen United
Helbiz Kitchen, a part of Helbiz, is bringing its ghost kitchen offerings to the United States thanks to a partnership announced today with Kitchen United, a leading ghost kitchen network in the U.S. The partnership will initially bring Helbiz Kitchen to two cities allowing users to order from a diverse set of menus.
Starting in January, users in New York City (307 West 38th St and 30 Vandam Avenue) and Austin (8023 Burnet Rd) will be able to order their favorite food items from either the Helbiz...
Sysco Receives First Battery Electric Freightliner eCascadia: Changing the Future of Food Delivery
Today, Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, received its first series-produced battery electric Freightliner eCascadia. With one of the largest private fleets in the United States, Sysco is leading the future of sustainability for foodservice distribution.
Sysco's first zero-emission Class 8 truck was presented to Marie Robinson, Sysco's EVP and chief supply chain officer at the Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) Manufacturing Plant in Portland. The company's first Freightliner eCascadia is expected to operate in Sysco's Riverside, California site, which will receive additional...
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