Deliveroo is planning to roll out 200 ‘dark kitchens’ across Britain, Australia, the Netherlands, and Dubai before Christmas. In this article, we discuss what dark kitchens are, where the concept came from, and how they operate. We look at how dark...read more
This is a self first-aid program for Restaurant Owners to help you build the restaurant that you’ve always wanted and that you can be proud of. We are focusing on small iterative steps that are low- or no-cost for Restaurants How do you know if you need to do a...read more
Techcrunch is reporting that Deliveroo has raised $385 million on a valuation ‘over $2 billion”. This was a Series F round and takes the total funding for Deliveroo to $860 million. This comes after Deliveroo released it’s Calendar Year 2016...read more
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 two and a half 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...read more
Menulog’s goal of $100 million in revenue – what does it mean for your Restaurant and your online ordering?
The Australian Financial Review (AFR) is reporting that Menulog is confident that they will be able to achieve revenue of $100,000,000 in the coming years. Former Groupon CEO Alistair Venn is predicting that Menulog will continue to grow despite increasing competition...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