Uber Eats and Postmates have followed the example of DoorDash by implementing their own tiered delivery pricing structures amid a continuing conversation over the validity and morality of delivery modes during the pandemic. The two delivery services this week announced new tiered delivery pricing that sees them offer 15 per cent, 25 per cent, and […]
DoorDash Inc. is opening a new engineering site in Toronto focused on ensuring the development and expansion of its delivery platform and service. The company plans to hire at least 50 engineers working out of the new cetnre across back-end, front-end, and mobile roles by the end of the year. Projects aimed at expanding DoorDash’s reach and […]
Under the spotlight that has been placed on delivery companies, DoorDash has overhauled its model. By Tom Nightingale Third-party delivery has been a topic of intense debate in recent months. Now, DoorDash has shifted its system to reflect that. With local restaurants struggling desperately across North America due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ethics of […]
By Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen. But restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other. Companies like DoorDash and UberEats helped many restaurants […]
A new report from digital restaurant platform BentoBox and restaurant discover platform The Infatuation suggests many consumers, particularly the younger demographic use low delivery fees and the offer of promotions and discounts as major deciding factors when it comes to choosing a delivery service. Firstly, the report notes that 74 per cent of U.S. diners […]
The province’s government has acted amid a fierce debate across the province and beyond. By Tom Nightingale The Quebec provincial government has unanimously adopted legislation that temporarily caps large-scale third-party delivery fees in the province while indoor dining remains closed. The new temporary law, Bill 87, caps the commissions charged to restaurants by delivery platforms […]
The debate around third-party delivery apps is intensifying amid the economic impacts of COVID-19 By Tom Nightingale For the foodservice businesses and restaurants that have been able to survive the last 12 months of COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up with the fast rate of change has been vital. In particular, operators across the country have had […]
B.C.’s Emergency Program Act (EPA) order will place a temporary cap of 15% on fees charged to restaurants from food delivery companies.
The Ontario food delivery cap officially began on Saturday, December 19 under the Supporting Local Restaurants Act, 2020.
foodora expands its Toronto delivery zone by over 100 square kilometres Press release foodora has announced the expansion of its Toronto delivery area. foodora will now offer food delivery and pick-up options to customers in Etobicoke and North York in addition to its current Toronto delivery area. “Since launching in Toronto in January 2016, we’ve had a ton of interest from restaurants and customers outside of the downtown core,” said David […]