NYC gets delivery service – and delivery trial
Today in restaurant and grocery tech news, the Buyk 15-minute grocery delivery service is officially announcing its New York launch, and DoorDash is suing the city (again). Additionally, Paytronix CEO Andrew Robbins chats with PYMNTS about how digital experiences are shaping online orders.
Buyk 15-minute grocery delivery service announces New York launch as food e-commerce accelerates
After information about its New York launch circulated in August, Buyk, a 15-minute grocery delivery service founded by the creators of the Russian grocery delivery service Samokat, announced its official launch on Tuesday, September 14, in the city. Starting in Manhattan, the company intends to reach all five boroughs by the end of the year, and expand to other US cities by 2022. In June, the company announced a round table of $ 46 million.
California Pizza Kitchen joins the food-to-eat-at-home frenzy
Los Angeles-based casual dining chain California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has joined a growing list of restaurant brands that are leveraging their brand affinity and culinary authority to seize the food selling opportunity. home. CPK, which operates more than 200 restaurants in eight U.S. countries and territories, announced Tuesday (September 14) that it is adding take-out and ready-to-bake pizzas to the menu that customers can add to their main course. orders.
DoorDash continues New York legal battle with retrial
DoorDash has filed a federal lawsuit against New York City, arguing that its law requiring food delivery services to share consumer data with restaurants violates privacy and gives restaurants an unfair advantage.
Consumer envy for digital experiences supports use case for QR codes, online ordering and curbside delivery
“People love digital experiences, they understand it and now they want more,” Paytronix CEO Andrew Robbins said in an interview with PYMNTS.
Wakefern Joins Grocers Using Inventory Management AI to Save Labor and Increase Sales
Supermarket group Wakefern Food Corporation is expanding its use of a business intelligence solution from CB4, the tech company said Tuesday, September 14, providing instant inventory information that helps the retailer increase sales.