Food delivery

Grab Your Notebooks: Wendy's and Uber Eats Are Welcoming Fans into Newb School

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:05pm

Wendy's and Uber Eats are taking fans back to school this September, but don't worry no textbooks are needed this time around.

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  • Wendy's and Uber Eats are taking fans back to school this September, but don't worry no textbooks are needed this time around.
  • To earn acceptance into Newb School, simply order $20 or more of your favorite Wendy's items exclusively through Uber Eats.
  • After placing the order, fans will be emailed an access code within 24 hours, officially enrolling them in Newb School.
  • Uber Eats is an on-demand app and website that helps bring millions of people around the world the things they want, at the tap of a button.

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Shaun White and Shawn Mendes Unite to Eliminate Food Waste

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Shaun White and Shawn Mendes through a strategic round of funding alongside PLUS Capital are teaming up with Shelf Engine as the company continues to expand its grocery order automation solution to retailers nationwide.

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  • Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Shaun White and Shawn Mendes through a strategic round of funding alongside PLUS Capital are teaming up with Shelf Engine as the company continues to expand its grocery order automation solution to retailers nationwide.
  • "Every step we take to eliminate food waste is a step closer to solving food insecurity across the globe," DeGeneres said.
  • Since its inception in 2016, Shelf Engine has helped retailers divert more than 1 million pounds of food waste from landfills.
  • "Having such influential voices as Ellen, Portia, Shaun and Shawn educating consumers and retailers on the dire consequences if we don't act now is invaluable as we work to reduce food waste across the globe."

AppDirect Survey Finds SMBs Are Accelerating SaaS Adoption, See Greatest ROI Working with a Technology Advisor

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other key findings from the global survey include:

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  • Other key findings from the global survey include:
    Vendors Are a Go-To Source for SaaS, but Advisors Make Gains.
  • Vendors are the leading source of software solutions for SMBs, with over half (51%) reporting they purchase SaaS business software directly from vendors.
  • SMBs who use technology advisors are more likely to agree that they achieve good ROI from their business technology investments, compared to those that dont.
  • These findings indicate the ongoing need for expert assistance in helping SMBs evaluate and choose SaaS and other business technology.

Chipotle Launches Smoked Brisket In The United States And Canada

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:04pm

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced Smoked Brisket will be available at U.S. and Canada restaurants for a limited time. Made with Responsibly Raised® beef, the new protein is smoked to perfect tenderness, charred on the grill, and seasoned with Mexican spices, including fire-roasted jalapenos and chipotle chili peppers. The protein is hand-chopped and finished with a new Brisket sauce made with smoky chili peppers.

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  • Over the past two years, Chipotle's culinary team has been challenged to develop a reimagined brisket recipe that is uniquely Chipotle.
  • The result is a tender, Mexican-inspired Smoked Brisket that introduces entirely new flavor profiles to every Chipotle bowl, burrito, quesadilla and taco.
  • Beginning September 23, Smoked Brisket will be available in-restaurant at U.S. and Canada locations and on the Chipotle app, Chipotle.com, and Chipotle.ca.
  • To celebrate the launch of Smoked Brisket, Chipotle is offering a $0 delivery fee on all Smoked Brisket orders via the Chipotle app, Chipotle.com, and Chipotle.ca from September 27 through October 3.

US Online Food Delivery Market 2021-2026: Analysis & Growth Outlook by Platform Type, Business Model, Payment Method and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:58am

Online food delivery is the process of ordering food from a food service provider using a mobile application or webpage.

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  • Online food delivery is the process of ordering food from a food service provider using a mobile application or webpage.
  • What is the breakup of the United States online food delivery market based on the platform type?
  • What is the breakup of the United States online food delivery market based on the business model?
  • What is the breakup of the United States online food delivery market based on the payment method?

Wayve Announces Autonomous Van Trial in Partnership with Asda

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:15am

UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve has today announced it will partner with UK big four grocer, Asda, to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailers last mile operation.

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  • UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve has today announced it will partner with UK big four grocer, Asda, to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailers last mile operation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210920005952/en/
    Wayve and Asda partner on autonomous grocery delivery trial (Photo: Business Wire)
    The trial will begin in early 2022 and Asda will be the first to commercially test the solution, using Wayves expertise in deep learning to help navigate complex urban delivery routes in London.
  • The autonomous vans will operate under the supervision of a Wayve Safety Driver throughout the 12-month trial, where Wayve and Asda will use their capabilities to help to integrate autonomy into the online grocery space and learn how the technology can shape the future of last mile delivery.
  • Alex Kendall, Wayve CEO, said: Last mile delivery represents an ideal first use case for the Wayve Driver, which can navigate the complexities of urban driving and easily adapt to new routes.

Tencent Cloud Strengthens Collaboration with Grafana Labs

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:07pm

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, today announced the expansion of its successful collaboration with Grafana Labs , the company behind the world's most ubiquitous open and composable operational dashboards.

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  • HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, today announced the expansion of its successful collaboration with Grafana Labs , the company behind the world's most ubiquitous open and composable operational dashboards.
  • In April 2021, Grafana Labs and Tencent Cloud collaborated to add the Tencent Cloud Monitor Plugin to the Grafana catalog.
  • The Grafana Tencent Cloud Monitor plugin provides Grafana users with load and performance monitoring metrics for multiple Tencent Cloud products, including Cloud Virtual Machine (CVM) and Cloud Databases (Tencent DB).
  • With the introduction of Grafana Managed Services, more than five million Grafana users will be able to run Grafana on Tencent Cloud with the safety, security, and ease of a cloud managed service.

Tencent Cloud Strengthens Collaboration with Grafana Labs

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:07pm

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, today announced the expansion of its successful collaboration with Grafana Labs, the company behind the world's most ubiquitous open and composable operational dashboards. The two parties are now set to begin developing and validating a new first-party offering called Grafana Managed Services, which will combine open-source Grafana software with additional integrations from Tencent Cloud – designed for users to visualize and monitor their cloud monitoring data.

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  • Tencent Cloud and Grafana Labs join hands to develop a new first-party offering, allowing users to visualize cloud monitor data
    HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, today announced the expansion of its successful collaboration with Grafana Labs , the company behind the world's most ubiquitous open and composable operational dashboards.
  • In April 2021, Grafana Labs and Tencent Cloud collaborated to add the Tencent Cloud Monitor Plugin to the Grafana catalog.
  • The Grafana Tencent Cloud Monitor plugin provides Grafana users with load and performance monitoring metrics for multiple Tencent Cloud products, including Cloud Virtual Machine (CVM) and Cloud Databases (Tencent DB).
  • With the introduction of Grafana Managed Services, more than five million Grafana users will be able to run Grafana on Tencent Cloud with the safety, security, and ease of a cloud managed service.

Global SaaS Market Recovering from Pandemic Slump as Enterprises Renew Digital Initiatives

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 4:09pm

The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Enterprise Application-as-a-Service Platforms report on the global market finds enterprise SaaS demand rebounding from a slowdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Enterprise Application-as-a-Service Platforms report on the global market finds enterprise SaaS demand rebounding from a slowdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Enterprises in all industries are adapting their systems to take full advantage of digital capabilities, said Bill Huber, ISG partner, digital platforms and solutions.
  • These types of applications help enterprises keep operating during disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The pandemic has sparked especially strong demand for vertical SaaS solutions for supply chain management and ERP, the report says.

Cloud Billing Market Size to Reach USD 20690 Million by 2027 at CAGR 13.6% - Valuates Reports

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

BANGALORE, India, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloud Billing Market is Segmented by Type (Subscription Billing, Metered Billing, Cloud Service Billing, Provisioning, Others), by Application (Account Management, Revenue Management, Customer Management, Others).

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  • BANGALORE, India, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloud Billing Market is Segmented by Type (Subscription Billing, Metered Billing, Cloud Service Billing, Provisioning, Others), by Application (Account Management, Revenue Management, Customer Management, Others).
  • The global Cloud Billing market size is projected to reach USD 20690 Million by 2027, from USD 8418.2 Million in 2020, at a CAGR of 13.6% during the forecast period 2021-2027.
  • Major factors driving the growth of the global cloud billing market are:
    The market for cloud billing is growing as demand for billing operations, centralized and convergent billing solutions, and the need to reduce capital and operating expenditures grow.
  • Subscription-based billing, pay-per-use billing model, and real-time billing are some of the upcoming trends in the market.