Today in restaurant and grocery tech news, Kroger partners with Bed Bath & Beyond to bring home goods into its physical and digital stores, and Panera Bread teams up with Amex to offer six free months of its MyPanera+ Coffee subscription to new cardholders. Plus, Slava Bocharov, co-founder and CEO of ultra-fast grocery delivery service Buyk, discusses how growth in demand is exceeded only by the number of new entrants in the space, oversaturating the market.
Olo, which works in on-demand commerce for restaurants, is working alongside Uber to integrate tech to help restaurants expand, a press release says. Uber will put its Uber Direct tech into Dispatch, the delivery fulfillment solution from Olo. That will make efficient delivery technology available.
This Deep Dive examines the rise in various types of fraud affecting the food delivery sector. It also explores how digital ID verification innovations can keep these services, restaurants and their customers safe from cybercriminals.
Grocers are leveraging cross-category partnerships in an effort to become a destination that goes well beyond meeting just consumers’ food and beverage needs. On Tuesday (Nov. 2), Kroger, the largest pure-play grocer in the United States,…