With the simple touch of a smartphone, online food delivery services conveniently offer takeaway food straight to your door. Contact-free delivery has surged in popularity as lockdowns have limited physical access to restaurants and food outlets. Industry reports suggest Australians are spending three times more on online food delivery than before the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally,… Read more »
THE GIG’S UP: Fair Work Commission’s finds Deliveroo driver was unfairly dismissed because he was an employee, not a contractor
The ruling by Australia’s Fair Work Commission that online food delivery platform Deliveroo unfairly dismissed driver Diego Franco marks a major shift in the Australian “gig” economy. What’s most significant is the commission has ruled Franco was, in fact, an employee of Deliveroo, not an independent contractor – the legal strategy platform companies use to… Read more »
MealPal is a monthly subscription service connecting members to cheap lunches from partner restaurants
Raising US$15 million earlier this year, MealPal was founded to provide a cheaper way for time-conscious office workers to buy lunch every day.
The arrival of Deliveroo in Australia changed the way many inner-city consumers look at food delivery for the better – for James Jordan, it meant the swift demise of the startup he had spent months building.
Following a company re-brand and the launch of its service in Perth, Deliveroo Australia has today announced the launch of a new platform called Deliveroo for Business. The platform was created to target the increasing popularity of corporates ordering food at lunch.
Global restaurant delivery startup Deliveroo has announced its expansion into Perth, its 100th city, and unveiled new branding.
Deliveroo raises $361 million Series E round to help deepen Australian roots and begin RooBox rollout
The funding will go towards expanding the service in new and existing markets, as well as facilitating the continued rollout of RooBox, delivery-only kitchens built out of shipping containers established in areas currently not reached by the core Deliveroo service.
Six months on from its launch into Sydney and Melbourne, food delivery startup Deliveroo has announced its expansion into Brisbane. With 50 local restaurants on board, the service will be available in the Brisbane CBD, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Teneriffe, and Spring Hill.
London food delivery startup Deliveroo launches in Australia looking to change how we think about takeaway
Deliveroo is just the latest food delivery startup to hit our doorsteps, joining a number of services including Menulog, Delivery Hero, and EatNow. However Levi Aron, Deliveroo’s country manager for Australia, doesn’t quite see the other services as competition. In fact, though the core service is the same, he believes Deliveroo does something different by delivering food only from mid to high-end restaurants – restaurants that traditionally don’t deliver.