Delivery Apps' Latest Struggle? Sales Tax

The Biggest Names in Food Delivery Are Getting into the Restaurant Business

California's Move to Protect Gig Workers Will Mean Major Changes for Food Delivery Apps

On Labor Day, the Sacramento Bee published an op-ed written by California governor Gavin Newsom, one that detailed his support for Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), a contentious piece of legislation that could change the way that gig-economy workers are both classified and compensated.

McDonald's Adds Grubhub, Now Works with America's Three Largest Delivery Services

In many parts of the country, it seems like no matter where you turn, you'll see a McDonald's. Now, that ubiquity applies to the digital world as well. MickeyD's has just teamed up with the online restaurant delivery service Grubhub — a move that means the chain now works with all three of America's largest food delivery companies: Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Grubhub.

Grubhub Launches ‘Perks' Program with Discounts and Free Food

After years of feeling like the Wild West, the restaurant delivery industry today is more focused around a handful of companies. Smaller players like Caviar were bought out. Amazon decided to get out of the way.

Postmates Adds Group Ordering for Delivery

This is not how you wanted your Friday night to go. You're ordering from the local pizza shop and politely ask if anyone wants anything. "What do they got?" Ugh, you think, as you hand over your phone. "What is this? An Android? How do I use this??" Cue your immediate regret for inviting anyone over in the first place.

A New Delivery-Only 'Ghost' Kitchen Is Coming to NYC

As online ordering has taken over, we've continually been told that the future of restaurants is delivery — with chains saying they expect it to make up a larger and larger portion of their business. In theory, if you follow this to its (unlikely) conclusion, delivery could take over all of a restaurant's business, and thus the restaurant itself isn't even needed anymore.

DoorDash Announces Updated Tipping Policy While Instacart Adds 'Perks' for Drivers

The online delivery services sector is relatively new. Instacart was founded in 2012. DoorDash was founded not long after in 2013. Similarly, Instacart came under fire for its tipping policy this February, and not long after, DoorDash received criticism for its nearly identical tipping system in July.

Yelp Now Labels Which Phone Numbers Are 'Powered by Grubhub'

When it rains, it pours — and recently, Grubhub has been stuck in monsoon season. Granted, the Chicago-based delivery service is still a $5 billion company, one of America's two largest online ordering brands — though even that has included some disappointment as it has reportedly ceded the top spot to DoorDash.

Liquor Licenses Could Save New York Restaurants From High Delivery Fees Charged by Grubhub and Other Services

Grubhub and other New York delivery services may be developing an alcohol problem.