Deliveroo is moving towards rapid realization


Today, in the food and grocery tech news, Deliveroo is partnering with large UK grocery chain Morrisons to develop a super-fast grocery delivery service, while back to United States, Giant has announced its own fast delivery option. Additionally, Jane McPherson, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, chats with PYMNTS about how data analytics and multi-channel delivery are helping the chain personalize its customer offerings.

Data analytics service helps personalize rewards and drive redemptions at Capriotti

In the September / October edition of Order to Eat Tracker®, PYMNTS explores how Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs) continue to drive customer engagement with innovative and engaging loyalty incentives and how a personalized digital approach that addressing individual customer needs is the key to the continued success of QSRs in the future.

Deliveroo Hop offers fast grocery delivery in London

Deliveroo has started working on quick grocery deliveries, the Financial Times reported. The company has opened a “dark store” in London in partnership with the Morrisons supermarket chain, according to the report. The service is called Deliveroo Hop and will compete with several other grocery delivery startups like Gorillas, Getir and Zapp, which have become popular in the UK, according to the report.

With “Guest Manager”, Yelp joins technology providers aiming to become the one stop shop for restaurants

With the digital proliferation of the past two years, restaurants are increasingly frustrated with the tangle of incompatible software solutions aimed at making the process of running a restaurant easier, leaving an opportunity for vendors who can offer a way to unify. these disparate processes. Noting this opportunity, Yelp announced on Wednesday (September 29) the launch of Yelp Guest Manager, which unites front-of-house tools into one product.

Uber Eats leverages Halloween to launch in-app specialty stores

In an effort to capture some of the sales of holiday-themed merchandise – and more ‘last mile logistics’ market share in the process – Uber on Thursday, September 30, announced the launch of the first holiday store on the Uber Eats platform.

Roundup Grocery: Giant Launches 30-Minute Delivery; Schnucks loses sales opportunities

This week in grocery stores, The Giant Company has teamed up with Instacart for fast delivery; Beyond Meat followed Impossible Foods’ lead with the launch of plant-based chicken fillets in grocery stores; Schnucks closed stores in response to the grocery labor shortage; and Albertsons have invested in its wine enhancement accessory.

When McRib returns, McDonald’s must balance modern digital demand with nostalgic appeal

In an era when many restaurants are taking advantage of time-limited exclusives and high-profile menu items to attract consumers to their digital channels, McDonald’s is taking a more omnichannel approach. With the highly anticipated return of the McRib Sandwich, the company is playing a role both for the younger, tech-savvy consumers and the older digital-refractory.



On: Eighty percent of consumers want to use non-traditional payment options like self-service, but only 35 percent were able to use them for their most recent purchases. Today’s Self-Service Shopping Journey, a PYMNTS and Toshiba Collaboration, analyzes more than 2,500 responses to find out how merchants can address availability and perception issues to meet demand for self-service kiosks.

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