food delivery apps

Grubhub+ gets new deals like 5% back on pickup orders, among others

Grubhub is adding new rewards to Grubhub+, its loyalty subscription program, to give users more savings. The delivery app announced today that Grubhub+ is getting new rewards, such as a 5% credit back

Uber Eats to pay millions for listing Chicago restaurants without consent

Uber has agreed to a $10 million settlement with the City of Chicago for listing local restaurants in the Uber Eats and Postmates food delivery apps without the restaurants’ consent, as well as

Instacart’s latest feature lets you order from two retailers with one delivery fee

Instacart announced today that it’s launching a new “OrderUp” feature that lets users add items from additional retailers to their original grocery order without having to pay an ext

DoorDash introduces dual ID verification for alcohol deliveries

DoorDash is introducing a new in-app safety measure designed to ensure that alcohol is only delivered to people over the age of 21. The new measure requires the company’s delivery people to scan

Instacart renames its subscription service to Instacart+, adds new family shopping features

Instacart announced today that it’s introducing Instacart+, a revamped version of its subscription service previously called Instacart Express. The subscription service costs $9.99 per month or

DoorDash rolls out new in-app features, including written reviews, item ratings and more

DoorDash announced today that it’s rolling out a number of new features to give users additional ways to discover popular restaurants near them. Most notably, the company is launching written re

DoorDash launches a discounted ‘DashPass’ subscription plan for college students

DoorDash is introducing a new subscription plan for college students called “DashPass for Students,” the company announced on Monday. The membership costs $4.99 per month, which is half th

DoorDash is testing a feature that lets you return packages to post offices, FedEx or UPS

DoorDash confirmed it’s testing a new feature called “Return a Package” that allows customers to use the service to return packages to the nearest post office, UPS or FedEx location.

Instacart introduces in-store navigation and live phone support for shoppers on its platform

Instacart announced today that it’s introducing in-store navigation, live phone support and a safety toolkit for shoppers on its platform. The company says the suite of new features is part of its n

Grubhub expands its ‘Grubhub Goods’ convenience offering nationwide

Food delivery app Grubhub is expanding its branded convenience offering nationwide, the company announced on Tuesday. The convenience offering, which is called Grubhub Goods, is now available across t

Here are the best and worst 2022 Super Bowl tech ads

What’s more illustrative of American capitalism than that day-after water cooler chat about the advertisements we saw during the Super Bowl? From food delivery apps to phones that were shockingl

Instacart doubles down on its ready-made meals offering with new hub and faster delivery

Instacart is introducing a new “Ready Meals” hub to make it easier for users to discover and order ready-made meals from grocery stores on its app. The on-demand grocery delivery platform

Instacart expands its EBT SNAP payments program to include new retailers and offerings

Online grocery platform Instacart is expanding its Electronic Benefits Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (EBT SNAP) payments integration. The company launched EBT SNAP payments in

DoorDash tests a full-time employment option in New York as it launches ‘ultra-fast’ delivery

DoorDash announced today that it’s introducing “ultra-fast” deliveries in 10-15 minutes beginning with a single DashMart location in New York City. To start, ultra-fast deliveries w

DoorDash rolls out SafeDash, an in-app security toolkit for delivery people on the platform

DoorDash is introducing SafeDash, a new in-app security toolkit aimed at helping its delivery providers feel safe while they work. SafeDash is rolling out in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit,

London’s Jiffy scoops $28M for speedy grocery delivery

Well that was fast. London grocery delivery upstart, Jiffy — which was only founded in April this year — has nabbed $28 million in Series A funding around half a year after initial £2.6 m

Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash sue NYC for limiting fees the apps can charge restaurants

Food ordering and delivery platforms DoorDash, Caviar, Grubhub, Seamless, Postmates and Uber Eats have banded together to sue the City of New York over a law that would permanently limit the amount of

Same-day delivery apps need more than speed to survive post-pandemic

Consumer satisfaction hinges on more than the amount of time it takes to move an order from an app to the customer’s door.

Delivery Hero picks up Glovo’s LatAm ops for $272M in latest food delivery consolidation

More consolidation in the thin-margin food delivery space: Delivery Hero has announced it’s buying the LatinAm operations of Glovo, a Spanish on-demand delivery app. The German company said toda