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Third-party delivery apps causing financial problems for local restaurants

Ben Gorenstein
Created: October 23, 2020 08:27 PM

Capital Region leaders are highlighting issues that local restaurants are dealing with when it comes to third-party delivery apps.

They say the pandemic has made restaurants reliant on companies like Grubhub or DoorDash, with no oversight or cost protections in place.

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Now they are asking those companies to give back to the restaurants who have been integral to their success.

The group says in some cases, a 35% to 40% fee is charged to the restaurant for each delivery order.

Learn how many businesses could close permanently without help by watching the video.


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