The NY Times is featuring a really interesting article by Stephanie Strom about the OpenTable business model and the changes that are occurring in the US online restaurant booking industry. It details how OpenTable started in 1998 with the vision of making online...read more
The Just Eat share price has fallen 15.1% in the last 2 1/2 weeks as concerns mount about their ability to grow revenues. This comes after the 26 July release of what on the face of it was an upbeat Half Yearly report. We break down the numbers to look at what may...read more
Menulog’s goal of $100 million in revenue – what does it mean for your Restaurant and your online ordering?
The AFR is reporting that Menulog is confident that they will be able to achieve revenue of $100,000,000 in coming years. Former Groupon CEO, Alistair Venn is predicting that Menulog will continue to grow despite increasing competition from Uber Eats, Deliveroo and...read more
Stevan Premutico is has announced that he will be leaving Dimmi at the end of the month. Dimmi, which was purchased by Tripadvisor in 2015 for an undisclosed amount, with Jared Chapman taking over as CEO on the 1st of July. Chapman, who is listed in Linkedin as the...read more
There has been significant discussion recently about some of Dimmi’s nefarious practices, but this one is actually pretty hilarious. Customers finding the Dimmi page for Brae, Dan Hunter’s restaurant in rural Victoria, which was recently voted the 44th...read more
Dimmi and Restaurant Adwords Arbitrage – Are they stealing your restaurants’ customers and selling them back to you?
Too many restaurants are having their customers stolen by Dimmi (owned by Tripadvisor), though a practice known as restaurant adwords arbitrage, from the one place on the internet that their customers details should be safe and that is the Google search for their own...read more
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has referred it’s proposed acquisition of Hungryhouse for an “in-depth investigation“. A Just Eat CMA investigation could derail the proposed merger. The deal, which was announced in December...read more
Dimmi vs Quandoo vs OpenTable vs Tock vs Obee vs Free Restaurant Online Booking System – 2017 Restaurant Reserveration Systems Comparison – which is right for your Restaurant
Online Restaurant Reservation Systems have seen continued growth and changes in 2017, with new entrants and some getting a lot quieter. We do a comparison of some of the big online Restaurant Reservation systems and go through the pros and cons of all of them. In...read more
A witty restaurant chalkboard ad can stop you in your tracks and choose to dine in that establishment among the many other restaurants in the area. Chances are, other passers-by will take a picture and post it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram then it will go viral....read more
Fast food, hospitality, retail and pharmacy workers will have their Sunday and public holiday pay rates reduced as ruled by the Fair Work Commission who announced it Thursday, 23 February 2017. But the rates will not be as low as Saturday pay rates being asked by...read more