Who is going to grab the meal delivery market? Anglo-Dutch Just Eat Takeaway took several steps ahead in mid-June by crunching the American Grubhub with Uber's nose and beard. A huge blow to 7.3 billion dollars (6.44 billion euros) which allowed the European group to become world leader in the sector outside of China. Because Grubhub is number one in the United States, with 28% market share.
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But the king of the VTC, present on this segment with Uber Eats, does not admit defeat. On Monday, he stole Postmates for $ 2.65 billion. Better than a consolation prize: this start-up has 8% of the American market. Suddenly, Uber Eats, which controls 27%, returns to the top in the United States. " Postmates is very complementary to Uber Eats, with different geographic areas and clienteles , " says Uber, who intends to continue to operate the Postmates brand alongside Uber Eats.
This acquisition is the consequence of the strategic shift taken by the group
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