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Delivery Hero Buys Food Delivery App Baemin in US$4 bln Deal

Delivery Hero Buys Food Delivery App Baemin in US$4 bln Deal

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Germany-based company Delivery Hero has agreed to buy South Korea’s top food delivery app operator, Woowa Brothers Corp., for US$4 billion, industry officials said Friday. The German firm, which also has second-biggest delivery player Yogiyo under its wing, will acquire an 87 percent stake in Woowa Borthers, operators of [...]

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean service provider for a major food delivery app, Baedal Minjok, will open a next generation restaurant, Merry-Go Kitchen, in Seoul’s Songpa District. The restaurant will be run with ‘smart orders,’ autonomous driving robots, and other cutting-edge technology. At the restaurant, each table will [...]

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading food delivery app Baedal Minjok, or Baemin for short, said Sunday it began services for single-member households to meet their growing demands. If they order food through Baemin services, consumers now can order food worth less than 10,000 won (US$8.80) for one person, the company said [...]

“Delivery Fee” Option Added to Food Delivery Service App

“Delivery Fee” Option Added to Food Delivery Service App

SEOUL, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — All eyes are on the nation’s most popular food delivery service app after its developers decided to add a new category to the interface that allows restaurants and customers to decide who will be paying for delivery. The app is known as WoowaBrothers in English and “Baedal Minjok” locally. [...]

Startup Develops Food Delivery Robot

Startup Develops Food Delivery Robot

SEOUL, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean startup that operates the country’s most popular food dlivery app, “Baedal Minjok,” said Thursday that it is currently developing an autonomous delivery robot. The self-driving robot – named “Dilly” — is being co-built by a team of researchers from Korea University and is expected to be commercialized [...]

Naver’s Startup Funding Focuses on Food-Delivery Apps and Logistics

Naver’s Startup Funding Focuses on Food-Delivery Apps and Logistics

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver’s new investment reports have revealed the IT giant is focusing on funding food-delivery apps and logistics startups. Speculation is growing in the wake of the recently released investment reports that Naver is expanding its presence in the field of logistics and physical distribution through venture capital projects with online [...]

Uber Launches Food Delivery Service in S. Korea

Uber Launches Food Delivery Service in S. Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Uber Technologies Inc. launched its food delivery service in South Korea on Thursday, joining the country’s heated delivery service app market. The mobile application UberEATS allows users to select food from registered restaurants and deliver the dishes by its delivery partners, its local unit Uber Korea said. “Food delivery [...]