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On-demand food delivery: a literature review

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Due to its success and the significant complexities behind it, the on-demand food delivery (ODFD) business has been gaining the interest of academics. ODFD is the delivery of freshly prepared meals from restaurants to customers enabled by online platforms. The purpose of a paper by Seghezzi et. al. is twofold: first, to review the extant …

JustEat and Take Away: friend or foe?

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It seems like a boy’s book story. Dutch Jitse Groen, founder of Thuisbezorgd.nl, Take Away, will create one of the largest meal delivery companies in the world with the merger with JustEat. With a leading position in Europe, Take Away makes it even harder for competitors Uber Eats and Deliveroo to make money. What are …

Deliveroo: from dark stores to dark kitchens?

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The Guardian reports: “As appetite grows for upmarket takeaways, delivery service is setting restaurants up with satellite kitchens inside metal boxes. Deliveroo in London is setting-up dozens of “dark kitchens” in prefabricated structures for restaurants that want to expand their businesses without opening expensive high street premises”.

McKinsey: how will same-day and on-demand delivery evolve in urban markets?

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A new set of competitors, on-demand urban delivery providers, has recently entered the B2C delivery market. These start-ups, including Deliveroo and Foodora in Europe, as well as DoorDash and Postmates in the United States, offer a different form of service: they integrate demand aggregation via their own mobile platforms with dedicated in-house operations to enable …