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    Uber Eats extends support for restaurant partners

    2020-11-06T14:59:00Z

    Uber Eats will be waiving all activation fees, commission fees and some delivery charges for restaurants on its platform for the duration of lockdown. The delivery aggregator has announced today that activation fees for new restaurants joining the app as well as commission fees on pick up orders for current restaurant partners will be waived until the end of November, and the current opt-in programme for restaurants to receive daily payments to ease cashflow pressures will be extended. It has also committed to covering free delivery on up to 500,000 orders over the four weeks of lockdown, applying on orders of £15 or more from Monday to Friday.

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    Eggslut opens second UK outlet

    2020-07-22T16:44:00Z

    Eggslut has opened its 10th location worldwide and second UK outlet in London’s Fitzrovia, at 19 Percy Street. The two level restaurant from the cult brand has worked with street-artist Woskerski and installation experts Bompas and Parr on the interior, and teamed up with regular supply partners Clarence Court eggs, Bread Ahead bakery and Nude Coffee Roasters. The site has launched with the now-familiar social distancing measures, cashless payment, a one-way walking system and plastic screens at tills. All staff will wear plastic gloves and masks.

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    Uber Eats UK GM Toussaint Wattinne: Double digit growth during lockdown

    2020-06-03T07:18:00Z

    Operators are seeing double digit growth in delivery after volumes recovered, Uber Eats UK GM Toussaint Wattinne has told MCA’s The Conversation. Wattinne said after an initial fall-off when lockdown came into force, volumes quickly ramped back up, with strong growth for those that remained open. He told ...

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    New Covent Garden Market finds B2C route via Uber Eats

    2020-05-13T07:26:00Z

    Uber Eats has become the latest delivery platform to diversify into grocery, with a partnership with New Covent Garden Market.

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    Creams launches local heroes initiative

    2020-04-06T15:07:00Z

    Desert café concept Creams has launched a reward program in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats to thank key workers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Uber Eats launches support initiatives for independent restaurants

    2020-03-20T16:41:00Z

    Uber Eats will be waiving activation fees to help new independent businesses wanting to join the platform amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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    What’s the take home from the latest Home Office ruling on takeaways?

    2019-12-12T08:23:00Z

    Having represented many restaurants in the past, I have long battled with the Home Office when it comes to securing foreign chefs for UK restaurants. The difficulty lies in the fact that most foreign chefs require sponsorship by a UK business. In order to be able to sponsor a chef, restaurants cannot provide a take-away service.

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    KFC trials London delivery with Uber Eats

    2019-10-14T07:33:00Z

    KFC is trialling delivery with Uber Eats from 50 sites across London.

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    Uber Eats could team up with Sainsbury’s

    2019-07-30T07:17:00Z

    Uber Eats has become the latest food delivery service to be linked with a supermarket after the Telegraph reported Sainsbury’s is interested in using Uber Eats to deliver small supermarket shops like bread, milk and ready meals. It also said Sainsbury’s was considering launching a series of in-store restaurants ...

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    Uber Eats launching restaurant accelerator to fill cuisine gaps

    2019-07-22T07:17:00Z

    Uber Eats is to launch a restaurant accelerator program in London to cater to unmet demand from customers on its food delivery platform.

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    Halal Guys delisted from UberEats

    2019-07-18T07:43:00Z

    Sales at US-founded fast casual chain The Halal Guys’ first UK site have been hit by 20% after it was delisted by UberEats because it has yet to receive a food hygiene rating from Westminster Council.

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    Uber Eats has 200 virtual restaurants

    2019-07-09T07:19:00Z

    Uber Eats has 200 virtual restaurants live in the UK – half its target for 2019.

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    Uber Eats trials pre-order dine-in feature

    2019-07-04T07:28:00Z

    Uber Eats is trialling pre-order food at restaurants with a new ‘Dine In’ feature. The feature, which allows consumer to select the the food you want in advance, then turn up to the restaurant at a chosen time, is currently available in the US. There are no delivery ...

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    Uber Eats confirms Pick-Up trial in London

    2019-04-26T07:25:00Z

    Uber Eats has confirmed it is began trialling its Pick-Up click and collect service in London, as well as Paris, as revealed by MCA in March.

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    Uber Eats to launch London ‘Pick-Up’ service

    2019-03-22T08:22:00Z

    Uber Eats is looking to capitalise on the trend for click and collect ordering with a new service called Pick-Up to launch in London very soon, MCA has learnt.

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    Uber Eats to cut fees and admit restaurants with own delivery function

    2019-02-22T13:20:00Z

    Uber Eats has announced it will cap its fees at 30% of an order value – down from 35% - and said it will start to list restaurants that want to make their own deliveries.

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    Uber Eats trials variable delivery charge

    2019-01-08T08:32:00Z

    Uber Eats is trialling a variable delivery charge that depends on how far the consumer lives from the restaurant.

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    Uber Eats trials discount pool system

    2018-12-13T08:41:00Z

    Uber Eats is trialling a pool system which will give consumers discounts by batching together multiple orders from a single restaurant for delivery to different consumers in close proximity to one another.

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    Auntie Anne’s looking to add eight to 10 sites per year

    2018-11-08T08:18:00Z

    Auntie Anne’s is looking to add a further eight to 10 sites to its estate in 2019, and the same again in 2020, MCA has learnt.

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    Uber Eats partners with Flyt on PoS

    2018-09-25T08:58:00Z

    Uber Eats has announced a partnership with Flyt, which will allow restaurants to integrate their food delivery sales into their existing PoS systems.