July 22, 2017

UberEats is destroying your favorite delivery service

UberEats delivery by bike in Amsterdam
By Franklin Heijnen (DSCF2049.jpg) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

In the battle for domination over the fast-growing mobile food ordering and delivery market, new data shows UberEats — one of the youngest brands competing with large-scale delivery services like GrubHub and Yelp ‘s Eat24 — is using its well-established network to come out on top in downloads and monthly active users, according to apps analytics company Apptopia. This is despite Uber’s recent publicity woes and recently banning restaurants from its “express” delivery service, UberRush, last month.

When UberEats entered the food-delivery scene in late 2015, many wondered how it would fare, especially against online ordering grandaddy GrubHub, a brand that has been around since 2004 and merged with Seamless to create a delivery conglomerate in 2013. UberEats was once called UberFresh, and incorporated into the Uber ride-share app, until it became its own app in 2015.

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