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Foodpanda Taiwan gets NT$2 million fine for imposing restrictions on restaurants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online food delivery platform Foodpanda has been issued a NT$2 million (US$72,226.94) fine for restricting restaurants to listing only the same prices as their in-store me...

Kaohsiung city councilors suggest Taiwan’s government compete with Foodpanda, Uber Eats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Kaohsiung city councilors suggested on Wednesday (July 28) that the central government work with domestic nonprofits to form “national delivery teams&rdqu...

Traditional markets in Taipei urged to go digital post-COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei is prodding its traditional markets to facilitate digital transformation in partnership with delivery platforms to reduce person-to-person contact in the post-pande...

Uber Eats tackles app profile issue that outs trans drivers

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights group warned Uber Eats that its app profiles place transgender drivers at risk of harassment and violence, prompting the company to apologize Tuesday to a Kans...

Business Highlights

___ Restaurants, delivery apps still at odds as demand grows NEW YORK (AP) — Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after din...

Restaurants, delivery apps still at odds as demand grows

Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen. But restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and strugglin...

US restaurants expect big changes when their doors reopen

The days of standing shoulder-to-shoulder at a bar or sharing a meal at a table for 10 are gone for now — and could take a long time to return even after the coronavirus pandemic ends. ...

Domino's Pizza delivers better-than-expected fourth quarter

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's Pizza said strong carryout sales helped it achieve better-than-expected results in the fourth quarter despite increasing competition from food delivery companies like ...

UK launches full probe of Amazon investment in Deliveroo

LONDON (AP) — British regulators said Friday they are launching a full-scale investigation of Amazon's plan to purchase a stake in Deliveroo to determine if it would dampen competition. ...

UK authorities give Amazon 5 days for new Deliveroo plan

LONDON (AP) — British authorities are asking Amazon to address concerns that its plan to buy a stake in food delivery platform Deliveroo could damage competition between businesses that do takeaways a...

Yum Brands shares fall on GrubHub investment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The fallout from GrubHub's slowdown continues, this time impacting one of the country's largest restaurant chains. Taco Bell owner Yum Brands Inc. said Wednesd...

Business Highlights

___ $260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 mi...

2 food delivery drivers die within 3 days, Taiwan govt. threatens fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) is threatening to fine food delivery companies after two drivers perished over Taiwan's National Day holiday. While making a delivery in...

Pizza al fresco: Domino's will deliver to beaches, parks

NEW YORK (AP) — Domino's, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors. The pizza chain said Monday that its drive...

Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber already has a home on your phone. Now it wants a place in your purse or wallet. The ride-hailing giant on Wednesday unveiled a new no-fee, co-branded credit card...