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Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats is experimenting with a new delivery fee structure that sees its flat AED5 fee raised by up to 140 percent to AED12 for select customers in Dubai, depending how far a user is from a restaurant. An Uber spokesperson told Arabian Business delivery fees will be “more affordable” for users who order from […]

Grubhub CEO Calls Out Delivery Rivals For Price Gouging; Stock Drops 14% On Earnings | Forbes

Grubhub CEO Calls Out Delivery Rivals For Price Gouging; Stock Drops 14% On Earnings | Forbes

Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney, on the heels of a lukewarm earnings report that pummeled the company’s stock, criticized rivals DoorDash and Postmates for high service fees, extra costs hidden in menu markups and subscription programs he described as “bogus.” “The problem is by egregiously price-gouging consumers, at some point, they will figure it out,” he […]

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

Close on the heels of its decision earlier this month to cut ties between Amazon and its Express air delivery unit, FedEx is reportedly offering big discounts on the service to draw in more ecommerce business and take it away from rival UPS, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the same time, FedEx is […]

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

FedEx Corp. may finally be waking up to the threat Amazon.com Inc. poses to its business model. The logistics company is offering big discounts to help fill the planes in its Express delivery network with more e-commerce shipments, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. The deals are being […]

Deliveroo may introduce dynamic pricing for menu orders | The New Paper

Deliveroo may introduce dynamic pricing for menu orders | The New Paper

Deliveroo may become the first food delivery service here to introduce dynamic pricing for orders off a menu, according to recent changes to its terms of service. The addition, in March, states that Deliveroo “may operate dynamic pricing some of the time, which means that prices of menu items and delivery may change while you […]

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

California and Mumbai-based fitness and wearable startup  GOQii is taking legal action against ecommerce giant Flipkart due to deep discounting of its products which allegedly violate the sales agreement between the companies. GOQii founder Vishal Gondal told ET that the company had an agreement with Flipkart for the sale of its fitness bands. However, the […]

Shake Shack Raises Prices on Chicken, Delivery Could Be Next | Skift Table

Shake Shack Raises Prices on Chicken, Delivery Could Be Next | Skift Table

Higher prices are coming for two things Shake Shack’s customers love: chicken and delivery. Like its peers in the industry, Shake Shack has been hit from all sides by higher operating costs including higher food prices and steep delivery commission fees. But the core principals on which Shake Shack has built its brand — high-quality […]

Chili’s wants to get delivery right | Food Business News

Chili’s wants to get delivery right | Food Business News

Maggiano’s company-owned comparable restaurant sales increased 0.4% in the quarter.  Company sales were $101.8 million, up 0.2% from $101.6 million in the previous year’s third quarter. “Our consumers are in a good place,” Mr. Roberts said. “Economically, with record low unemployment and income growth now expanding throughout the middle class, more people are choosing to […]

Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Since Uber Eats doesn’t keep a comparison of its old booking fees up on the app, customers are understandably confused about whether prices have gone up or not. And the results can vary. Some customers on Reddit complained about the markup after a small order of an $8.99 chicken kadai led to a total order […]

Convenience store delivery app comes to New Haven | Yale Daily News

Convenience store delivery app comes to New Haven | Yale Daily News

While they were students at Drexel, Gola and Illishayev were fed up with having to make so many trips to the convenience store to get cups, drinks and snacks for parties. As a potential solution, they began drafting a business plan for goPuff. Gola and Illishayev began hand-delivering items to students around their campus out […]