Category: News

Announcing Merchant Ally: An Application Simplifying the Management of Orders and Brands by Aggregating Orders into One Place.

Just released! Merchant Ally enables businesses to consolidate multiple order streams into a single portal increasing efficiency and productivity of staff and delivery drivers and increasing transparency in order fulfillment. Additionally, Merchant Ally facilitates the nurture of customer relationships via direct interaction and data to personalize marketing efforts.

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Restaurants & Returning to Normal in a Post-COVID World

With the pandemic on the decline in many parts of the world, the big question on everyone’s mind is “when can we get back to normal?” But should we? Surges in demand for takeout, the proliferation of contactless tech, and outdoor dining may have arisen out of concerns for public safety, but many consumers think these changes may be for the better.

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The Vicious Circle of Restaurant Delivery Commissions

The convenience of third-party ordering platforms is undeniable, but as these platforms continue to gain market share, more people are realizing that increased revenue doesn’t always translate to increased profits. The cycle perpetuated by commissions and fees of up to 40% of per-order earnings is wearing away at hard working business owners, delivery drivers, and even consumers. One can’t help but wonder if the online ordering machine is sustainable long-term, or if it’s headed for a screeching halt.

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The Future of Last-Mile Logistics

It seems every time the consumer-goods industry starts to catch its breath, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) shaves even more time off its free-delivery window. To catch up, a lot of companies are getting creative.

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54% Of Shoppers Would Pay Local Retailers For Same-Day Delivery

A new consumer survey indicates that shoppers place a high value on same-day delivery, with 54% saying they would be willing to pay for such a service. Shopper enthusiasm for same-day delivery offers an opportunity to retailers not named Amazon: 78% o

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Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash kick off $90 million fight against California’s gig worker law

Under the ballot measure, drivers could get earnings guarantee of 120 percent of minimum wage

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How KKR Could Pull Off a Walgreens Takeover

A leveraged buyout of Walgreens Boots Alliance could be done because of the availability of cheap financing, the company’s strong earnings power

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Watch: Jeff Bezos 1997 Interview a year after starting amazon

The “lost” Jeff Bezos 1997 interview just about a year after starting Amazon.

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SHORT DRIVERS, PAPA JOHN’S EMBRACES THIRD-PARTY DELIVERY

The company has deals with three major providers as it works to offset a major driver shortage and says it is happy with the service’s profitability.

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