just-eat News of 05/28/20
JustEat Takeaway $7.6b Merger Approved, Pair Pick Up $756m In New Funding
On the heels of Amazon getting approval from the competition authority to proceed with an investment leading a $575 million round for food delivery startup Deliveroo in the UK, two of Deliveroo’s biggest rivals got their own £6.2 ...
Delivery Hero CEO Shares What He’S Learned About Managing Logistics During A Pandemic
Food-delivery platforms are on the front lines during the coronavirus crisis, with major spikes in demand as communities are confined at home, likely with more time to cook than usual. And while some restaurants have opted to shut down, others have ...
Here’S A Wrap Of The Main Tech-Related Coronavirus News In The Last 24 Hours
Much of the world is waking up to a strange new reality. As the coronavirus strain, COVID-19, swept across the planet, today may go down in history as the day when huge numbers of countries were largely united in a global shut-down to address the ...
Uber Eats UK Waives Fees During The Coronavirus Crisis
Uber Eats is waiving delivery and activations fees in the UK to support restaurants hit by decreasing demand during the coronavirus crisis. The measure will apply until March 31 when it says it will review it. On Monday the on-demand food ...
Just Eat Cuts Its Take For 30-Days To Help Restaurants During The COVID-19 Crisis
UK takeout marketplace Just Eat has announced a 30-day emergency support package for restaurants on its platform to help them through disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis. From tomorrow (March 20) until April 19 the package — which ...
Inside Prosus Ventures’ $4.5 Billion Bet On India
Prosus Ventures last week filed a hostile offer for British food delivery startup Just Eat , an attempt to defeat a unanimous rejection from its board and simultaneously fend off a bid from rival Takeaway. The giant Naspers spinoff said it ...
Prosus Makes $6.3b Hostile Bid For Just Eat; Just Eat Rejects Deal In Favor Of Takeaway Merger
As Amazon-backed Deliveroo expands into click-and-collect and procurement services to grow its footprint with restaurants in Europe, a food fight among three other takeout and delivery players continues apace in an ongoing consolidation march to ...
Deliveroo Is Exiting The German Market
UK on-demand food delivery startup Deliveroo is pulling the plug on its service in Germany. The startup expanded into the market more than four years ago . But in an email sent to users it writes that — “regrettably” — it ...
Just Eat And Takeaway.Com Reach Agreement To Gobble Each Other
The boards of Just Eat and Takeaway.com have reached agreement to combine their two European food delivery businesses. The pair of publicly listed companies announced they were in talks to combine their businesses a week ago , saying then that ...
Just Eat Acquires Restaurant Software Platform Flyt For £22m
Just Eat, the takeout marketplace and food delivery service, has acquired Flyt , a startup that offers software for restaurants and restaurant suppliers. The acquisition price is £22 million, which Just Eat says it has financed from cash reserves. ...