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Grubhub's Free-Lunch Idea Flops: 'I Hate You'

Chaos ensues in NYC as restaurants are overwhelmed by thousands of orders

(Newser) - Turns out "there's no such thing as a free lunch" is sadly accurate after all, at least for thousands of New Yorkers who recently tried to take advantage of a scrumptious-sounding Grubhub promotion. NPR reports that the food delivery service, after finding out via an internal survey that...

DC Sues Grubhub, Citing Hidden Fees
DC Just Sued Grubhub

DC Just Sued Grubhub

Food delivery service accused of deceptive practices

(Newser) - The District of Columbia is suing meal delivery company Grubhub, saying it misled customers with a promotion that claimed to help restaurants during the height of the pandemic. The lawsuit, filed Monday, also alleges that Grubhub deceives customers by obscuring added fees and failing to disclose that its prices for...

Uber Might Buy GrubHub
Uber Might Swallow GrubHub

Uber Might Swallow GrubHub

Merger would create food-delivery market leader

(Newser) - Uber might be preparing to swallow GrubHub in a deal that would create a clear market leader in the burgeoning food-delivery business. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Uber, which is focusing on its Uber Eats unit as ride-sharing slumps, approached GrubHub with a takeover offer earlier this year...

Food Delivery Apps? 'Let Them Burn'
Food Delivery Apps?
'Let Them Burn'
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Food Delivery Apps? 'Let Them Burn'

'Food & Wine' writer says Grubhub, DoorDash are hurting restaurants with excessive commissions

(Newser) - Few restaurants remain open for people to frequent during the pandemic, though many eateries continue to offer takeout and delivery options. And tapping into delivery apps like Grubhub, Uber Eats, and DoorDash is an easy way to get meals brought right to your doorstep—though Khushbu Shah would be happier...

Takeout Tycoons GrubHub and Seamless Merge

Food delivery websites join to stave off competitors

(Newser) - Yahoo and Tumblr weren't the only online properties getting into bed together today: GrubHub and Seamless, two of the largest food-delivery websites in the US, have announced a merger, combining forces to fend off an increasing number of startup rivals, Bloomberg reports. "This has nothing to do...

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