Chicago Wants Food Delivery Transparency

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot this week announced new rules governing third-party food delivery platforms operating within the Windy City. Effective next Friday, May 22, all delivery platforms will be required to disclose full itemized costs to customers BEFORE purchase and again of the customer receipt. The disclosure, which will apply to Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates…

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Bookend Cities Flex Their Muscle

Notwithstanding the unprecedented challenges that small businesses across the country have faced and will continue to confront as we (hopefully) come out of the coronavirus crisis over the next few months, municipal officials from the east coast to the west continue to dictate to businesses how they should be run, who they should employ and…

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New York Proposing Cap on Delivery Costs –

The New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) is entertaining a new regulation that would prohibit restaurant establishments with liquor licenses from paying more than 10% for third-party deliveries. Note that under the pending regulation, the third-party service would not be restricted from charging whatever fee they believed the market would bear, rather the prohibition is…

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