Joe Guszkowski

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Joe Guszkowski

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Why Olo is betting big on virtual brands

The online-only concepts will be key to the company's goal of reaching 100% digital transactions, and CEO Noah Glass says they're not going away.


Grubhub unveils first-party ordering platform for independent restaurants

Grubhub Direct will allow restaurants to create their own websites and gather customer data while paying lower fees.

Here's how three restaurants optimized their relationships with providers as delivery continues to be a key channel.

SAVRpak says its peel-and-stick patch keeps food fresher. Also, George Lopez has a virtual brand and Paytronix integrates with Google ordering.

Some view digital currency as the payment of the future, and it promises better security and lower fees. But will anyone have the stomach to actually invest in it?

The upgrade will make it easier for restaurants to field off-premise alcohol orders.

As the company posts another quarter of strong growth and steep losses, restrictions are brewing around labor, fees and other aspects of the third-party delivery model.

Though a few are already big enough to land on the annual list, they are by nature difficult to track.

Uber Eats users will have access to Gopuff's range of "everyday essentials," bringing together two of the largest on-demand delivery providers in the U.S.

Miso Robotics' CookRight platform can identify food placed on the grill and tell staff how to make it.

The Pep's Place delivery-only concept will pair Pepsi drinks with complementary foods and operate out of Famous Dave's locations.

More states want to ban delivery companies from adding restaurants without consent, and the U.S. labor chief endorsed an employee model for gig work. Also, Wow Bao and MrBeast Burger keep growing.

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