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How to delete your DoorDash account when you no longer use the delivery service

You can delete your DoorDash account in a few simple steps. SOPA Images / Getty Images To delete your DoorDash account, you must log into your account using a web browser.  You can't delete your DoorDash account on the mobile app.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.  Maybe you have too many delivery apps on your phone. Maybe it's your New Year's resolution to cook more at home. No matter the reason, deleting your DoorDash account is easy and can be done in ju...
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What is ChowNow? How the food-ordering service differs from its competition

ChowNow charges restaurants a monthly fee without a commission on orders. Fiordaliso/Getty images ChowNow is a food-ordering app and subscription service for restaurants that doesn't receive a commission on orders like other popular delivery apps. Restaurants that pay for the monthly service get the benefits of being on a delivery app, plus a dedicated marketing team to set up an app and website, among other features. For customers, the ChowNow app is similar to ordering apps from services...
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How to add a tip on DoorDash before you order, or adjust it after your food is delivered

DoorDash makes it easy to add a tip before you place your order. DoorDash You can add a tip on DoorDash before you finish your order, and change the tip once your food is delivered. To add a tip on Doordash, use the "Dasher Tip" toolbar on the checkout page. Tips can be adjusted after delivery, but you have to file a claim with customer support, and there's no guarantee that it'll be accepted.  DoorDash delivery drivers receive 100% of their tip — the company doesn't take any part of it. V...
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A former Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
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An Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
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Walmart partners with smart box maker HomeValet for grocery delivery pilot

Walmart announced today it will soon begin to pilot a new solution that could eventually allow the retailer to deliver groceries to customers’ homes 24 hours per day. The company is partnering with HomeValet, the maker of a temperature-controlled smart box that’s placed outside the home. Customers’ groceries can be delivered, contact-free, to the secure box and kept cold at any time — even if the customer isn’t at home. The smart boxes will be tested initially with customers near Walmart’s headq...
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A major grocery store called its workers 'first responders' early in the pandemic. Now, it's making the 'strategic decision' to ditch in-house delivery in favor of contractors.

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma Albertsons made a "strategic decision" to abandon its in-house delivery fleet, and will start the transition on February 27, a spokesperson told Business Insider on Monday, which was first reported by local news outlet KNOCK. Last year, Albertsons called its workers "first responders" and pushed to get them priority access to COVID-19 tests and PPE, but has since faced backlash from employees by ending pandemic pay raises and seeking to raise their healthcare costs. T...
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DoorDash is about to begin trading on the NYSE. Here's what it's like inside its Silicon Valley ghost kitchen, a 'WeWork for restaurants' that allows tenants like Chick-fil-A to focus on food delivery.

Food delivery platform DoorDash's new ghost kitchen in Silicon Valley gives restaurants individual kitchen stations in a shared space. Katie Canales/Business Insider Food delivery platform DoorDash has ventured into the ghost kitchen market. Its ghost kitchen, DoorDash Kitchens, in Redwood City, California, allows five restaurant brands, including Chick-fil-A, a kitchen station in a shared space to focus solely on scaling their takeout business. Ghost kitchens are a hot trend in the f...
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DoorDash prices IPO at $102 per share, will raise $3.4 billion

Carlo Allegri/Reuters DoorDash priced its shares at $102 apiece on Tuesday ahead of its IPO, . That comes in well above the expected range.The offering is expected to raise $3.4 billion, and it gives the food-delivery company a valuation of $32.4 billion.DoorDash lifted its pricing range on Friday to $90 to $95, from $75 to $85. Its new pricing sets the company up to be one of the year's biggest debuts.DoorDash is set to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "DASH."Visit t...
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Remote-controlled delivery carts are now working for the local Los Angeles grocer

Robots are no longer the high-tech tools reserved for university labs, e-commerce giants and buzzy Silicon Valley startups. The local grocer now has access too. Tortoise, the one-year-old Silicon Valley startup known for its remote repositioning electric scooters, has taken its tech and adapted it to delivery carts. The company recently partnered with online grocery platform Self Point to provide neighborhood stores and specialty brand shops with electric carts that — with help from remote ...
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DoorDash is paying $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the food delivery company of stealing drivers' tips

A delivery person for Doordash rides his bike in the rain during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 13, 2020. Carlo Allegri/Reuters DoorDash is paying $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed in 2019 that accused the company of using a "deceptive" tipping model. The lawsuit alleged that DoorDash used millions of dollars in tips and applied it towards drivers' base pay and the guaranteed minimum pay for orders, inste...
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Zomato will not charge commission on takeaway orders

Food aggregator Zomato will not charge any commission on takeaway orders, and will also forego the payment gateway charges it incurs on such orders, the company announced on Wednesday. The company said that takeaway order volumes have more than tripled in the last few months. More than 55,000 takeaway restaurants are currently live on Zomato’s app, the company added. Zomato also said that its food delivery business has crossed pre-COVID levels, operating at around 110% of pre-COVID GMV (gross me...
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I'm a DoorDash delivery driver who makes anywhere from $200 to $800 a week. Here's what I wish I knew before signing up to drive for the company.

Mike Hayes is a delivery driver for DoorDash in the Portland, Oregon area. Mike Hayes Mike Hayes, 35, is a DoorDash delivery driver in Oregon. A chef for 17 years, he lost his job during the coronavirus pandemic and began doing deliveries two months ago to make ends meet for his family of four.  During busier times, he can make up to $800 working about 45 hours a week; a slower week means more like $200 to $300. While he likes the flexible schedule, he wishes DoorDash would do more to supp...
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Early stage investments in India take a long time to create value: Sanjeev Bikhchandani on Zomato IPO

When questioned about whether Info Edge will hold onto its Zomato stake with reports of an initial public offering (IPO) looming for the food delivery platform, Sanjeev Bikhchandani said “we are not in any hurry to sell anything. We are not running out of funds. We see substantial value creation going forward. Having said that – never say never, but there is no pressure for us to sell”.  In September this year, Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal announced intention to take the company public in 2021. ...
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The Best Credit Cards for Food Delivery Apps

Now that no one is cashing in their travel rewards anymore, credit cards issuers are increasingly offering at-home benefits to their cardholders. Amex just announced a one-year Uber Eats Pass for its card members—the latest in a trend of cards offering food delivery app perks.Read more...
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Zomato raises $52 million from American investor: Report

US-based Kora Investments has pumped $52 million into Zomato, with a larger amount follow-up amount expected in the coming months, Mint reported. The big picture: Zomato has been hit by two body blows this year: the pandemic and Indo-China tensions. Zomato had raised $150 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the payments arm of China’s Alibaba Group in January. But only $50 million came through as Indo-China relations soured resulting in increased protectionism in India. Over the last ...
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Zomato claims food delivery volumes back to pre-COVID levels, Swiggy’s total order values at 85%

Zomato’s food delivery volumes have reached pre-COVID levels, with a “number of cities” now at over 120% of the peaks set before the pandemic, the company’s co-founder Deepinder Goyal claimed in a tweet. Going forward, the company is expecting the food delivery sector to grow at 15% to 25% of pre-COVID levels, he said, and added that since March 23, the first day of several lockdowns in India, Zomato has delivered a total of 9.2 crore orders. Zomato’s closest rival, Swiggy also said that its foo...
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Quarantine drives interest in autonomous delivery, but it’s still miles from mainstream

The prospect of truly zero contact delivery seems closer — and more important — than ever with the pandemic changing how we think of last mile logistics. Autonomous delivery executives from FedEx, Postmates, and Refraction AI joined us to talk about the emerging field at TechCrunch Mobility 2020. FedEx VP of Advanced Technology and Innovation Rebecca Yeung explained why the logistics giant felt that it was time to double down on its experiments in the area of autonomy. “COVI...
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Customers of food delivery app Chowbus had their home addresses leaked. The breach appears to have affected hundreds of thousands of users.

Oscar Wong, Getty Images Food delivery app Chowbus emailed customer names, full addresses, and phone numbers to other users on Monday. Screenshots of an email posted to Reddit suggest the breach may have impacted hundreds of thousands of customers. The company, which delivers from Asian restaurants and stores in the US, Canada, and Australia, didn't comment on how the breach occurred, but said data was "illegally accessed." Credit card information and passwords were safe, it added. Visit ...
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GrubMarket raises $60M at a $500M+ valuation as food delivery stays center stage

Companies that have leveraged technology to make the procurement and delivery of food more accessible to more people have been seeing a big surge of business this year, as millions of consumers are encouraged (or outright mandated, due to Covid-19) to socially distance or want to avoid the crowds of physical shopping and eating excursions. Today, one of the companies that is supplying produce and other items both to consumers and other services that are in turn selling food and groceries to them...
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GrubMarket raises $60M as food delivery stays center stage

Companies that have leveraged technology to make the procurement and delivery of food more accessible to more people have been seeing a big surge of business this year, as millions of consumers are encouraged (or outright mandated, due to Covid-19) to socially distance or want to avoid the crowds of physical shopping and eating excursions. Today, one of the companies that is supplying produce and other items both to consumers and other services that are in turn selling food and groceries to them...
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Google sends notices to Zomato and Swiggy for Play Store violations

Google has warned Zomato that its app would be removed from the Play Store for offering users a chance win “real money worth prizes” based on outcomes in real world tournaments. Such offers violate Play Store policies on real money gaming and contests, per Google. A similar notice has been sent to Swiggy. This was first reported by The Economic Times. The game in question is the Zomato Pro League, an IPL-specific campaign, that rewards users with cashbacks for correctly predicting outcomes of IP...
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Uber's push to expand its food delivery empire just hit another roadblock as the DOJ scrutinizes its plan to buy Postmates

Uber has become increasingly reliant on food delivery during the pandemic. Reuters The DOJ is taking a closer look at Uber's plans to buy Postmates, Uber disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday. The "second request," as it's called, puts the deal on hold indefinitely until both companies "substantially comply" with the government's request for more details and it gives the deal a green light. But the DOJ's request signals it's "concerned about the deal," Sam Weinstein, a former DOJ antitru...
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Indonesian cloud kitchen startup Yummy gets $12 million Series B led by SoftBank Ventures Asia

Yummy Corporation, which claims to be the largest cloud kitchen management company in Indonesia, has raised $12 million in Series B funding, led by SoftBank Ventures Asia. Co-founder and chief executive officer Mario Suntanu told TechCrunch that the capital will be used to expand into more major cities and on developing its tech platform, including data analytics. Other participants in the round included returning investors Intudo Ventures and Sovereign’s Capital, and new backers Vectr Ventures,...
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IRCTC e-catering broke even in 2019-20: Railway Ministry

The Indian Railways’ e-catering service, which delivers food to train passengers, broke even in 2019-20, according to a Lok Sabha filed by the Ministry of Railways in response to a question filed by BJP MPs Geetaben Rathva, Jasvantsinh Bhabhor, Parbatbhai Patel, Naranbhai Kachhadia and Shantanu Thakur. Under the e-catering service, the IRCTC delivers meals ordered through its mobile app and website. The IRCTC earned ₹8.63 crore — likely in convenience fees from orders from partnered third part...
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Goldbelly lets you send food gifts from iconic restaurants around the country — here's how it works

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. You can order Philly cheesesteaks from Pat's Cheesesteak on Goldbelly. Goldbelly It's unusual to be able to enjoy regional delicacies if you're not a local, but Goldbelly is quickly becoming the middleman between you and famous foods from the rest of the country.You can order gourmet food gifts from iconic eateries all over the United States and have them delivered anywhere nationwide. Due to th...
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The CEO of Just Eat Takeaway, one of the world's largest food delivery companies, reportedly pledged to stop relying on gig workers

Just Eat Takeaway is one of Europe's largest food delivery companies. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Just Eat Takeaway is pivoting to an employee-based model and will no longer rely on gig workers to power its food delivery business in Europe, the BBC reported this week. "We want to be certain they do have benefits, that we do pay taxes on those workers," Takeaway CEO Jitse Groen told the BBC. The company has become one of the world's largest food delivery companies following its acquisi...
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How to order food from Google Maps for pickup or delivery, using a computer or mobile device

It's easy to order food from the Google Maps app or desktop site. Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images To order food from Google Maps, find and select the restaurant you want to order from and click or tap the Order button. If you don't see an Order button, that restaurant doesn't support online ordering via Google Maps, and you'll have to use a separate app or website. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.  Thanks to delivery service apps li...
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Viral article puts the brakes on China’s food delivery frenzy

For China’s food delivery workers, life can feel like a constant battle with algorithms, traffic police, and disgruntled customers. An essay detailing the hazardous work conditions of China’s food delivery drivers went viral on the internet on Tuesday, causing a moment of national reckonings on algorithmic harms to people. In China’s populated urban hubs, one won’t miss the army of express couriers speeding and honking on their scooters. Their reckless driving, according to the investigative rep...
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Amazon hit with $72,000 fine for handing in Deliveroo deal documents too late

Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Amazon took too long to submit 189 documents related to its purchase of a 16% stake in UK food delivery startup Deliveroo, and now faces a fine. Amazon bought the stake in 2019, and the deal was investigated by a UK regulator over concerns the purchase could harm competition. The investigation finished in August, but the Competition and Markets Authority hit Amazon with a fine on Monday, saying the tech giant had "no reasonable excuse" for handing in documents...
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