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DoorDash ‘Pizza Arbitrage’ Shows The FUBAR Economics Of Delivery Apps

DoorDash ‘Pizza Arbitrage’ Shows The FUBAR Economics Of Delivery Apps

Another sign of how fundamentally screwed the economics underlying the app economy are: It is possible to take advantage of exploitative food delivery platform DoorDash’s efforts to sign up restaurants without their consent to engage de facto “pizza arbitrage,” according to a report by the Margins.

The Villain Always Wins

The Villain Always Wins

U.S. courier service DoorDash—the company that’s managed with some success to dream up multiple predatory wage models for its independent contractors—has, according to recent data, pulled ahead of rival food delivery companies like Uber Eats and Grubhub. By every indication here, the bad guys are winning.