Are food delivery platforms a boon or threat?

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Are food delivery platforms a boon or threat for restaurants?

One of the most defining disruptions in the global restaurant space over the last decade has been the advent of food delivery platforms. In the past, most people would have had to visit a restaurant physically even if they had wanted a takeout. Only a few very popular restaurants had home delivery services since it is costly to build and maintain such services. However, with the advent of delivery platform aggregators like Foodpanda, Delivery Hero, GrubHub, Doordash, Uber Eats and the likes, the scenario has changed completely, and now almost any restaurant can take advantage of these start-ups to deliver food conveniently to their customers.

Food delivery platforms predominantly provide customer service, marketing, and logistics support to a restaurant. For the first two, they charge a commission rate to the restaurant, while for delivery it is usually the customer who pays.

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Restaurant Marketing Ideas for April

Restaurant owners and operators are always on the lookout for special events they can use in their online and offline marketing efforts.

If you are looking for ideas to crerate interest in April, here is a comprehensive list of special days.

Here’s your restaurant marketing calendar for April:

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Guide to prepare for the end of JobKeeper

R&CA has prepared a fact sheet to help employers navigate the end of the JobKeeper scheme on 28 March 2021.

As you may already be aware, the JobKeeper 2.0 scheme will be coming to an end in March 2021. We understand that many employers will be required to make some difficult but important decisions as to your business and staff moving forward. To assist you, Restaurant & Catering Australia have prepared the fact sheet to assist you with navigating the months ahead.

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The NSW government has eased restrictions allowing people to stand while drinking in the state's hospitality venues. Dancing is still off limits, except at weddings where 30 people can dance at a time.

Sydneysiders can now enjoy a drink while standing at a bar after the government followed through on its promise to ease COVID-19 restrictions at indoor venues, pubs and clubs on Wednesday.

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