How the CEO of Wingstop plans to boost sales by dropping DoorDash as an exclusive delivery partner and finally entering the chicken sandwich wars

Wingstop With guests cutting back on visits, Wingstop's new CEO explains his playbook for boosting sales.   One move is ending an exclusive delivery partnership with DoorDash and adding Uber Eats.  Last week Wingstop also entered the chicken sandwich wars, years after competitors.   Wingstop was among several tech-savvy restaurant chains that became a pandemic winner, logging […]

DoorDash raises a whopping $535 million from SoftBank, Sequoia, others

Food delivery startup DoorDash has just gobbled down a gargantuan $ 535 million round of funding, spoonfed by Japan’s SoftBank, with participation from Sequoia Capital, GIC, and Wellcome Trust. DoorDash operates alongside a number of other tech-infused delivery and logistics startups in the U.S., which include the heavily funded Uber (Uber Eats) and Postmates. San Francisco-based […]

SoftBank is reportedly considering a $300 million investment in DoorDash

Getty SoftBank is considering putting around $ 300 million (£222 million) into US food startup DoorDash. The Japanese tech giant has a $ 98 billion (£73 billion) fund to invest in promising tech companies worldwide. DoorDash competes with the likes of UberEats and GrubHub. SoftBank is mulling a $ 300 million (£222 million) investment in […]

Wendy’s will deliver your next Baconator through DoorDash

Starting today, you’ll be able to get Wendy’s delivered right to your door as the chain is now partnering exclusively with DoorDash. At launch, the delivery service is available in 48 markets nationwide. Wendy’s and DoorDash piloted the program earlier this year in Columbus, Ohio and Dallas, Texas and the restaurant chain said that the […]

DoorDash trials food delivery via Marble’s autonomous robots

DoorDash is doubling down on its efforts to embrace robots and enhance its on-demand food delivery service. The San Francisco-based company is partnering with robotics startup Marble for a pilot program that will kick off initially in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marble began life in San Francisco in 2015, but only emerged out of […]

Baskin-Robbins and DoorDash will deliver ice cream to your stoop

If you’re like me, once the mercury starts rising, your diet slowly becomes more and more ice-cream-and-popsicle based. But what if it’s too hot and you don’t want to drive or walk to the nearest ice cream parlor? That’s where Baskin-Robbins comes in. The franchise claims it has devised a way to deliver its frozen […]