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    Barclaycard extends contactless limit to £45

    2020-03-24T13:00:00Z

    Barclaycard is extending its contactless limit to £45 from 1 April 2020 as the UK enters lockdown.

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    Deliveroo partners with M&S for food delivery

    2020-03-24T08:41:00Z

    Deliveroo has announced a new partnership with BP and Marks & Spencer Food as UK lockdown commences.

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    Harri launches free recruitment portal

    2020-03-23T10:37:00Z

    As operators were forced to close their sites following Friday’s Government instruction, hospitality solutions companies Harri Hospitality and Access Hospitality have launched new services to help the industry adapt to the restrictions.

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    Deliveroo introduces no-contact drop-offs

    2020-03-13T08:39:00Z

    Deliveroo has introduced a no-contact drop-off service amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Getting social - the risks and rewards

    2020-03-12T15:13:00Z

    As Chancellor Rishi Sunak grinned next to an unnecessarily large bag of Yorkshire Tea and Jacob Rees-Mogg threw caution to the wind in clutching a single walkers crisp, social media managers everywhere groaned in solidarity. “Look how relatable we are,” called the two men, “so normal!” Within minutes, Twitter warriors throughout the country were primed for battle. Yorkshire Tea, Walkers and Pringles (which committed the crime of simply sitting, unopened, on Reese-Mogg’s desk), were immediately inundated with online abuse.

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    Restaurant control the crux of Deliveroo Pickup

    2020-02-13T08:00:00Z

    Deliveroo Pickup is ‘step six’ in the operator’s long-term restaurant proposition, Rohan Pradhan, Deliveroo chief sales officer told delegates at MCA’s Food To Go conference last week.

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    BigDish to roll out with Tasty

    2020-02-03T08:58:00Z

    BigDish, the food technology company that operates a yield management platform for restaurants, has added 242 new restaurants in January.

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    Choose brand before tech - M&B

    2020-02-03T08:57:00Z

    Operators should choose technology solutions that compliment their brand’s DNA, rather than adopting tech because “it’s the right thing to do”, Mitchells and Butlers’ head of digital transformation told MCA’s Hostech conference. 

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    ​Kitopi raises $60m in new funding

    2020-02-03T08:57:00Z

    Kitopi, the smart kitchen operator, has raised $60m in new funding led by Lumia Capital. 

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    Côte proposes industry-wide order-and-pay solution

    2020-01-31T08:03:00Z

    Côte CFO Strahan Wilson proposed an industry-wide open-access solution to the problems faced by in-restaurant payment and ordering apps at MCA’s HOSTECH event this week.

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    CMA probe into Amazon’s Deliveroo investment ‘robustly dismissed’

    2020-01-28T08:20:00Z

    A Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) probe into Amazon’s proposed investment in Deliveroo is “speculative and not supported by evidence”, the two companies have warned regulators. 

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    Just Eat to become second partner to McDonald’s

    2020-01-28T08:19:00Z

    Just Eat has agreed to become a nationwide with McDonald’s in the UK and Ireland.

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    ​Deliveroo shakes up fees with new service charge

    2020-01-27T08:45:00Z

    Deliveroo will start charging a “service fee” for every delivery for all customers from next month, including those signed up to its unlimited free delivery subscription service.

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    Deliveroo developing new wave of healthy virtual brands

    2020-01-27T08:45:00Z

    Deliveroo is developing a new tranche of health-eating, delivery-only brands for its restaurant partners to operate from their kitchens.

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    Karma fridge debuts at Ichiba

    2020-01-21T08:31:00Z

    Food waste platform Karma plans to install 50 of its smart fridges across London by the end of the year, after going live at Japan Centre Ichiba in Westfield London.

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    QikServe acquires Preoday

    2020-01-16T07:58:00Z

    QikServe, the mobile payment platform, has acquired Preoday, an online ordering technology provider.

  • Taster new concepts
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    Taster announces three new brands

    2020-01-15T08:17:00Z

    Taster, the delivery-only food producer, has announced three new food concepts.

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    Imbiba backs Wireless Social with £1m

    2020-01-10T08:33:00Z

    Imbiba, the specialist leisure investor, has backed hospitality tech business Wireless Social with £1m of funding.

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    How can tech ease the customer journey?

    2020-01-06T08:38:00Z

    Greggs, Leon and Wagamama are just the latest to join the self-ordering revolution, with the latter’s new grab and go concept Mamago one of the most hotly discussed openings of last year. To share their early exeperiences and more, MCA brought together marketing, IT and digital leaders from across the sector to consider how new technology can help, and sometimes hinder, the customer experience

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    Prosus raises offer in Just Eat battle

    2019-12-09T08:42:00Z

    Prosus has raised its offer for Just Eat to 740p per share, valuing the business at $5.1bn.