food delivery

Startups in a jam as brakes pulled on e-scooters

IT was looming large but when it finally struck, the blow was still keenly felt by startups and businesses in the last-mile and delivery sector in Singapore that rely on the ubiquitous electric...

Merchants hold key to growth of GrabFood Singapore

AT A time where the food delivery sector is headed for a meteoric rise, GrabFood Singapore has identified its relationship with merchants as key to its further growth. It has been building up ways...

Grab and Gojek squaring off in international food fight

[SINGAPORE] Nanik Soelistiowati, the owner of a banana fritter stall in West Jakarta, is the unlikely prize in a battle between two of the most valuable technology startups in Asia.

Food delivery startup Glovo held early-stage talks with Uber, Deliveroo: sources

[LONDON] Spanish food delivery startup Glovo has drawn preliminary interest from Uber Technologies Inc and Deliveroo in recent months as the industry undergoes a wave of consolidation, people...

Smart City Kitchens files competition complaint against GrabFood, Deliveroo

SMART City Kitchens (SCK), a shared kitchen operator, has filed a formal complaint against food delivery players Deliveroo and GrabFood with the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (...

honestbee to stop food delivery in Singapore, suspend laundry service; move hits 400 delivery persons

STRUGGLING food delivery startup honestbee is halting its food delivery business in Singapore and suspending its laundry service with effect from May 20, affecting some 400 freelance delivery persons.

GrabFood may be secret sauce for tasty margins

GRAB'S rapidly-growing food delivery vertical could present juicier margins than its ride-hailing business, although competitive risks remain, industry watchers told The Business Times.

Is venture money masking an untenable on-demand delivery gig?

SINCE end-2015, food-delivery platform foodpanda has grown its base of delivery persons more than six times to over 6,000, the company's Singapore managing director Luc Andreani said.

GrabFood turns kitchen heat up a notch by going onto main menu

IN A long-awaited move, Grab Singapore will integrate its food delivery service, GrabFood, into the Grab "super app" within the first half of this year, the company told The Business Times.

Food delivery pioneer foodpanda says it's no endangered species

THE app-based food delivery space has grown greatly in recent years, with players coming and going, but one constant in Singapore has been foodpanda.

foodpanda unveils restaurant food pick-up service in Singapore

FOODPANDA on Wednesday announced the launch of Pick-Up, a service that lets customers order their meals on the foodpanda app or website, and pick up their orders from the restaurants themselves...