Tag: Foodservice

TikTok Launching Virtual Restaurant Initiative

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2 minute read In one of the starkest examples of digital platform flexibility combined with content-as-commerce, TikTok announced plans to partner with Virtual Dining Concepts and Grubhub to open TikTok Kitchens – virtual restaurants that capitalize on trending food items in the app. 

The Fifth Lane: Web3, Modern Loyalty Programs, and Creativity

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The Fifth Lane I haven’t been to a Taco Bell in 20 years. Tastes change. But, its leadership team caught my eye last week for being both innovative and missing an unseen opportunity. It’s new Defy concept store embraces a future delivered by COVID-19. The restaurant includes four lanes, three of which are dedicated to mobile orders […]

Online Grocery: DoorDash Grocery, Gopuff Acquisition, Walmart Update

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Topics Covered: DoorDash and Instacart Together Walmart 2Q Performance: Positive Digital Comps Kellogg’s launches first DTC effort with its Cheez-It brand Gopuff building European presence Google enters omnichannel grocery space Amazon looking to improve its economics Kroger enters ghost kitchen space Albertson’s launches free-delivery membership Uber grocery-deals under investigation