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British consumers can get their fix of Nestlé snacks, candy and coffee delivered to their doorstep, thanks to a new collaboration with Deliveroo.
The British competition watchdog CMA has given Amazon the go-ahead to invest in Deliveroo, to avoid the possible bankruptcy of the meal delivery company because of the coronavirus crisis.
Today sees the start of the Belgian Deliveroo trial, regarding the status of couriers, some of whom are still self-employed. The CEO of the delivery company's Belgian branch has threatened to end his activities.
Belgian Deliveroo customers can, as of now, order their meals and pick them up at seventy restaurants in Brussels. If this trial is successful, the project will most likely be expanded to other cities as well.
Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize is starting a pilot project aimed at consumers in a hurry, but with a craving for healthy food. Deliveroo and Takeaway.com couriers will deliver healthy orders (with Nutri-Score A, B or C) from stores in Antwerp and Brussels.
Meal box delivery company Deliveroo has seen its Belgian turnover go up 16 % last year, to 16.8 million euros, and hopes to reach profitability in the next few years.
Meal delivery service Deliveroo is quitting the German market as of this Friday. The company says it wants to focus on better-performing markets.
Uberis in talks with several European supermarket chains to deliver groceries at home using its network of drivers and bicycle couriers. An initial collaboration may be at hand between Uber Eats and Sainsbury in the UK.
Amazon is to close its meal delivery service Amazon Restaurants this month. Heavy competition from Uber Eats and DoorDash had made the service unsaveable, but Amazon has already found a replacement.
Amazon is going to invest hundreds of millions in meal delivery service Deliveroo, as the latter looks for half a billion euros in fresh capital to deal with Uber.
Keatz's invisible restaurants, which don't have chairs or tables, have managed to get hold of a 12 million euro investment. The restaurants will soon be available near you – even though you won't see them.
Even a modern, disruptive company like Deliveroo has to find new sources of revenue: the meal delivery company has opened a high-tech restaurant in Singapore that lets people order meals from seven operators, and features a little Belgian gem as well.
Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn has appointed two new directors. Deliveroo's Philip Padberg will head the chain's Dutch web shop, while Blokker's Rob Heesen takes control of convenience chain AH to go.
A new ecosystem in food is on the rise, where retailers, producers and service suppliers try to work together in order to better serve the customer. Paramount in this collaboration: data. We have summarised this and some of the other lessons we have learned during the first RetailDetail Food Congress in a convenient list.