Brian McAndrews, an independent director on the Seamless board, will serve as chairman.
Financial terms were not disclosed and it's unclear what the combined company will be called. Brian McAndrews, an independent director on the Seamless board, will serve as chairman. Both New York-based Seamless and Chicago-based GrubHub will have significant representation on the new company's board.
The combined company's name and marketing brands will be determined following regulatory approval, the companies said. Ordering up results Online takeout ordering services work by contracting with restaurants, mostly in large metropolitan areas, to list themselves on the websites. Diners can search the menus, along with reviews posted by diners, to find the food they want and then order and pay online.
In addition to websites, both companies offer smartphone and tablet apps geared toward diners on the go. The services appeal to diners by eliminating the need for a kitchen drawer of takeout menus, while also helping them discover new pickup and delivery options in their neighborhoods.
Meanwhile, restaurants can benefit from new business and don't have to deal with as many phone orders, which can be labor intensive and prone to error. They also aggressively vied with each other for market share, heavily promoting themselves through social media and email offers and discounts.
Seamless covers about 12, restaurants in 40 cities, mostly on the East and West Coasts, along with Houston and Austin, Texas, and overseas in London. GrubHub's ordering services cover 20, restaurants in about cities.
Since its inception, the company, which also owns Allmenus. In addition to Seamless and GrubHub, other similar services have popped up in recent years. Online deals site LivingSocial also launched a similar service late last year. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.May 21, · Chicago's GrubHub to merge with Seamless Deal will create an online food ordering company with more than $ million in revenue and a network of more than 20, U.S.
restaurants May 21, It's a match made in deliciousness. Seamless and GrubHub, two of the top online food delivery services in the U.S., are joining forces. The former rivals on Monday announced plans to merge into.
Seamless and GrubHub, two of the biggest food delivery services in the US, have just announced they'll be merging into a combined company, with the name of the new operation to be decided at a.
Grubhub and Seamless, longtime rivals, will merge to form one mega delivery service. Online food ordering companies Seamless and Grubhub have announced a . Seamless North America LLC and GrubHub said Monday that they agreed to merge. Financial terms weren't announced.
Matt Maloney will be CEO of the new . Aug 09, · GrubHub Seamless CEO Matt Maloney was upbeat about the new company's prospects: "These companies are the standard bearers of online ordering and have been for .