As the restaurant industry becomes more crowded and consumers are looking for more value as grocery prices have dropped, foodservice operators have been looking for ways to boost their profits and visits. One idea that is slowly emerging is "virtual restuarants." These are restaurants that have a kitchen, but no dining space and are available for take-out and/or delivery only. When the concept first emerged, small, independent restauarants were the only ones experimenting with the approach,...read more
The fight over whether workers for delivery companies like Instacart, Caviar and DoorDash should be considered independent contractors or traditional employees has been going on for quite some time. Some companies claim they are not technically employing the delivery personnel, but simply facilitating the interaction between the customer and the courier. Others believe that argument is just a way for...read more
Self-driving cars seem like a hyper-futuristic technology that many of us never expected to see in our lifetimes. It is technology reserved for The Jetsons and science fiction movies. However, the reality is that most people will likely live...read more
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