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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 [...]

Restaurants Focus on Delivery Apps for Advertising

Restaurants Focus on Delivery Apps for Advertising

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report indicates that eight out of ten restaurants nationwide that offer delivery have partnerships with delivery applications. Baedal Minjok, Baedaltong, and Yogiyo issued a joint report that revealed statistics about restaurants offering delivery services. The researchers investigated 702 restaurants nationwide from November 2015 to February 2016, to [...]

Food Delivery Apps Should Improve Customer Service

Food Delivery Apps Should Improve Customer Service

SEOUL, Nov.12 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Consumer Agency has announced the results of a survey on consumer satisfaction among food delivery applications. Baedaltong showed the highest satisfaction rate, while Yogiyo ranked last. Four items were evaluated in the survey, ‘provision of information’, ‘ordering and delivery’, ‘fulfillment of promises’ and ‘customer service’. Baedaltong ranked first, [...]

No Need for Convenience Stores at Night with Food Delivery Available 24 Hours

No Need for Convenience Stores at Night with Food Delivery Available 24 Hours

SEOUL, Sept.1 (Korea Bizwire) – The operators of the food delivery application ‘Yogiyo’ announced that they have started a 24-hour service. The customer satisfaction center as well as the delivery service center, which were previously both open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. the next day, started a 24-hour service on August 17. Officials explained [...]

Competition, Regulation to Push Delivery Apps’ Service Fees Down

Competition, Regulation to Push Delivery Apps’ Service Fees Down

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid controversy over the encroachment of sole proprietor small businesses by the rise of O2O (online to offline) business, it is expected that service fees of delivery apps, representing O2O business, will decrease over time. According to a report released by the KB Financial Group Research Institute, sales of [...]

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 [...]