Social distancing has now become the norm in many parts of the country, which means that businesses that rely on crowds of customers are struggling. Local restaurants are in particular need.
That’s why many loyal customers have turned to apps like GrubHub, DoorDash and Seamless to have their favorite dishes delivered right to their doors. These apps provide useful infrastructure to many businesses looking for ways to fill as many orders as possible.
But how much of the bill actually makes it back to those local restaurants?
The short answer is that it varies.
What’s the relationship between delivery apps and local restaurants really like? What’s the right balance between customer convenience and responsibility?