According to the NPD Group, delivery from restaurants have increased 7% in the past year. Wanna learn more? Here’s This Week in Delivery:
“We’re being strategic about who our partners are because sometimes we hear that the food didn’t travel well”
Nation’s Restaurant News covers the Hot Concepts winners at the 2017 MUFSO conference where operators discussed how they have had to adjust their operations to make delivery work for them. The one point of agreement? There’s no escaping delivery as the future of restaurant growth.
Theresa Dold covers things to keep in mind when translating your restaurant’s menu to the small screen. It’s all about convenience, accuracy, and consistency. What’s going to give your customer the most optimal path to ordering?
Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants, said if he was still in the restaurant game, his biggest challenge would be determining “how you adjust to the different way people purchase things.” Read more for a quick look on how restaurants are being impacted by immigration, healthcare, technology, and the minimum wage.
Facebook has partnered with restaurant chains and industry players to give users the ability to order food from within their app. Interestingly, they aren’t charging any fees. The push is part of a larger strategy to keep users inside the app for longer periods.
Finally, Grubhub has finished their acquisition of Eat24 which, together with a partnership with Yelp, allows Yelpers to order from Grubhub’s expanded restaurant network while giving Grubhub access to 83 million Yelpers.