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Delivery Hero to Conquer S. Korea’s Delivery App Market

Delivery Hero to Conquer S. Korea’s Delivery App Market

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Germany-based online delivery service provider Delivery Hero is forecast to take control of South Korea’s food delivery app market following its proposed megadeal to buy the country’s top food delivery app operator, Woowa Brothers Corp., industry data showed Thursday. On Friday, Delivery Hero announced that it will acquire an [...]

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 [...]

Food Delivery Apps Expanding Rapidly in S. Korea

Food Delivery Apps Expanding Rapidly in S. Korea

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Food delivery mobile applications are growing rapidly in South Korea, driven by burgeoning demand amid the spread of the lone-eating trend and a rising number of single households, industry sources said Tuesday. Baedal Minjok, a leading mobile delivery app run by local startup Woowa Brothers, raked in 84.8 billion [...]

Uber to Join Competitive Food Delivery App Fray in S. Korea

Uber to Join Competitive Food Delivery App Fray in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – U.S. app-based ride service provider Uber Technologies Inc. said Monday that it is considering a move to launch its on-demand restaurant delivery service in South Korea. UberEats, the online meal ordering and delivery platform, partners with restaurants, with ordering conducted on the company’s Web site or with a smartphone [...]

Baedaltong Delivery App Gets Capital Infusion from German Distributor

Baedaltong Delivery App Gets Capital Infusion from German Distributor

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Biziwire) – Baedaltong, the third largest food delivery app by market share in Korea, has reportedly handed a large number of its shares over to German online distributor Delivery Hero. On December 8, Baedaltong announced that it recently accepted an investment of an undisclosed amount from the German firm, which became [...]

War of Food Delivery Apps Gets Under Way

War of Food Delivery Apps Gets Under Way

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Food delivery app service providers are waging a fierce battle surrounding how much they charge to food establishments. Recently, Yogiyo accused its rival Woowa Brothers Corp., the company providing the “Nation of Delivery” service of improper advertising to the Fair Trade Commission. In addition, it filed a complaint with the court [...]