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Operations

How to optimize food costs in an off-premise environment

Everyone in the restaurant industry knows the off-premise shift is not a passing fad. It’s the new normal for the restaurant industry and brands that don’t adapt will be left behind.

Financing

Chains start charging more for delivery orders

Restaurants are raising prices for delivery as providers ease requirements, and they say they've had little pushback from customers.

RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look inside the parent company of delivery service Uber Eats and finds profitability challenges.

The aim is getting precious space on customers’ phones for an app.

The chains show the restaurant industry’s uncertain answer to third-party aggregators, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company has started pushing back against competitors offering third-party delivery.

The company will give away a “McDelivery Couch” as it works harder to market delivery.

The companies, with Grubhub, are forming a "big three" in the delivery and online ordering space, and that has implications for restaurants, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Promoting desserts is a smart play to capture more of those delivery dollars.

As the delivery market continues to expand, so do consumer expectations for quality and variety. Here are six tips for driving up delivery order totals by boosting off-premise dessert sales.