Online food ordering

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Online food ordering is the process of food delivery or takeout from a local restaurant or food cooperative through a web page or app.wikipedia
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Seamless (company)

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Seamless was also founded during this time.
Seamless North America LLC (formerly SeamlessWeb) is an online food ordering service that allows users to order food for delivery and takeout from restaurants through their web site or suite of mobile apps.

Ghost restaurant

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A ghost restaurant (also known as a delivery-only restaurant or online-only restaurant) is a food service business that serves customers exclusively through online food delivery.

Grubhub

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GrubHub was founded in 2004.

List of restaurant terminology

List of restaurant terminology
Online food ordering

List of online grocers

List of online grocers
Online food ordering

Online grocer

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During the dotcom boom, startups like Webvan, HomeGrocer, and Kozmo started online grocery delivery, but ended up closing in 2001 after the dotcom crash.
Online food ordering

Food delivery

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Online food ordering is the process of food delivery or takeout from a local restaurant or food cooperative through a web page or app.

Take-out

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Online food ordering is the process of food delivery or takeout from a local restaurant or food cooperative through a web page or app.

Application software

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Online food ordering is the process of food delivery or takeout from a local restaurant or food cooperative through a web page or app.

Online shopping

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Much like ordering consumer goods online, many of these services allow customers to keep accounts with them in order to make frequent ordering convenient.

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A customer will search for a favorite restaurant, usually filtered via type of cuisine and choose from available items, and choose delivery or pick-up.

Credit card

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Payment can be amongst others either by credit card, Paypal or cash, with the restaurant returning a percentage to the online food company.

PayPal

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Payment can be amongst others either by credit card, Paypal or cash, with the restaurant returning a percentage to the online food company.

TechCrunch

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In May 2015, Eric Kim, a contributing writer for TechCrunch and CEO of Rushorder, reported that "of the $70 billion [takeout and delivery market], only about $9 billion (roughly 13 percent) is online."

China

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However, in China, online food delivery services are the one of the fastest and most frequently used services, especially in tier 1 and 2 cities, growing 23% in 2017.

Franchising

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The preexisting delivery infrastructure of these franchises was well suited for an online ordering system, so much so that, in 2008, Papa John's International announced that its online sales were growing on average more than 50 percent each year and neared $400 million in 2007 alone.

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The preexisting delivery infrastructure of these franchises was well suited for an online ordering system, so much so that, in 2008, Papa John's International announced that its online sales were growing on average more than 50 percent each year and neared $400 million in 2007 alone.

E-commerce

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Local companies have teamed up with e-commerce companies to make ordering quicker and more precise.

Cleveland

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Annie Maver, director of operations for The Original Pizza Pan, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio comments that "the system is good for customers who don't speak English."

Wizard (software)

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Managed services do this via phone or email, while unmanaged services require the customer to do it. Some websites use wizards to find the best-suited menu for the customer.

Mobile app

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Many restaurants offer the technology to place an order with a mobile app and may offer a discount or bonus item when the order is placed.

Waiter.com

The first online food ordering service, World Wide Waiter (now known as Waiter.com), was founded in 1995.

Northern California

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The site originally serviced only northern California, later expanding to several additional cities in the United States.

Startup company

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During the dotcom boom, startups like Webvan, HomeGrocer, and Kozmo started online grocery delivery, but ended up closing in 2001 after the dotcom crash.

Webvan

During the dotcom boom, startups like Webvan, HomeGrocer, and Kozmo started online grocery delivery, but ended up closing in 2001 after the dotcom crash.