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Today, in the grocery store, Girl Scouts is partnering with DoorDash for on-demand cookie deliveries, and Just Eat Takeaway is leveraging its scale to outlast competitors. Additionally, food delivery services in the United States are struggling to become super apps.

Square adds on-demand delivery in Canada

Square launched delivery of Square Online orders in Canada through DoorDash Drive, DoorDash’s white-label fulfillment platform, making Canada the first international market to offer on-demand delivery following the service’s launch in the United States in 2020 , according to a Wednesday (Jan. 12) press release.

In the United States, food delivery services struggle to achieve super app status

Food delivery services have the potential to quickly become indispensable. Yet while some apps around the world have been able to morph this relationship into other categories – becoming super apps that serve the essential digital needs of consumers – none in the US have been able to follow. their tracks.

Just Eat Takeaway aims to leave “no more oxygen” for competitors around the world

Around the world, in the competitive food delivery category, the winning condition is changing. Where in 2020 and 2021 the goal was to capture the largest market share, today the stakes are rising. In a call with analysts Wednesday (January 12) to discuss its fourth-quarter 2021 financial results, delivery giant Just Eat Takeaway said its goal now is to outperform rivals to the point of pulling out altogether.

For on-demand cookie delivery, Girl Scouts are ditching Grubhub for DoorDash

With the door-to-door sales model proving questionable at best amid widespread contagion concerns, the Girl Scouts are once again taking a hybrid approach to selling cookies, this time with a new digital ordering partner.



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