Just Eat Takeaway is to lay off as many as 1,700 delivery drivers

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Week 24/6/2024

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NYC food delivery workers slam ‘greedy apps’ over tips, safety during heated City Council hearing.

Food delivery drivers on Friday admitted low tips and a lack of transparency from “greedy apps” has pushed them to make reckless decisions on Big Apple roads during a heated City Council hearing on Friday (New York Post).

 

Delivery Drivers Got Higher Wages. Now They’re Getting Fewer Orders.

Apps raised fees to offset pay increases in New York and Seattle, frustrating customers and workers (The Wall Street Journal).

 

Foodora: Popular food delivery service in Hungary becomes cheaper.

Food delivery company Foodora recently informed its users that it has updated its Terms and Conditions. Two of these changes are very beneficial for users (Daily News Hungary).

 

Food Delivery Surges, Small Restaurants Struggle Amid Economic Woes.

The online food delivery market in Thailand has surged, yet the challenging economy might force 50,000 to 100,000 small restaurants to close this year (Asean Now).

 

What does Deliveroo’s free rider insurance cover?

Our market leading insurance cover means that whenever you’re out on the road with us, you’re protected in the event of an accident (Deliveroo).

 

Delivery Hero upbeat on revenues, decided against Wolt offer.

Delivery Hero on Thursday nudged its 2021 revenue outlook up towards the upper end of its previous forecast, as the online takeaway food company benefits from its ongoing investments in food delivery and so-called quick commerce (Yahoo life).

 

Zomato In Talks to Acquire Paytm’s Ticketing Arm; More Upside For The Stock? Here’s What Analysts Recommend.

Zomato is in discussions to acquire Paytm’s events and movie ticketing business, aiming to enhance its “going out” segment (Microsoft Start).

 

Zomato Launches New Daily Order Count Feature, Netizens React.

The latest feature of food delivery platform, Zomato, has become a topic of discussion amongst Netizens (Microsoft Start).

 

Bolt Food Couriers Take Pledge to Uphold Highest Standards of Safety.

Bolt Food couriers in Ghana have pledged to maintain the highest standards of safety, hygiene, and food handling, marking a significant step towards enhancing food delivery practices across the country (News Ghana).

 

Grab tells staff it’s ‘in a position to acquire’ after Gojek merger report.

The CEO of Singapore-based Grab told employees in an internal note on Thursday that the company is well placed to make acquisitions, after a report it is close to a merger with regional rival Gojek (Yahoo news).

 

Swiggy launches new initiative to handle staffing challenges in restaurants.

Swiggy, India’s leading on-demand convenience platform, has announced the launch of its Recruitment Support initiative, designed to assist its restaurant partners with staff recruitment (Adgully).

 

Just Eat to lay off 1,700 drivers as slowdown bites.

Just Eat Takeaway is to lay off as many as 1,700 delivery drivers as the food delivery business wrestles with a slowdown in demand (Y sports).

 

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