Report: Third-Party Delivery Won’t Cannibalize Foot Traffic
A quick stroll through the Tech Pavilion at this year’s National Restaurant Association Show hammered home a new reality. Third-party delivery is all the rage in foodservice. It’s this year’s version of the handheld tablet, the kiosk, beacon technology, loyalty apps, and on and on. One key criticism of the service, recently pushed above the fold by McDonald’s and its plan to offer delivery via UberEATS to some 3,500 restaurants by July, is the in-store dilemma.