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Foursquare adds integration for ordering food and booze

Foursquare adds integration for ordering food and booze


One more app telling you not to bother leaving the house

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Local discovery app Foursquare is teaming up with to make it easier to order food, alcohol, and groceries. If users are in one of's 36 serviced cities in the US, they can just open up the Foursquare app, look for where the delivery site's icon appears next to stores and restaurants, and tap to make an order. Although information on what's being sold and for how much can be viewed directly within the Foursquare app, users will have to switch to's own app (and install it) before they can actually buy anything.

Foursquare has previously integrated delivery services including GrubHub, Seamless, and DeliveryHero (in the UK), and is teaming up with via Button — a startup that links apps' services. However, it faces a lot of competition from a slew of other companies including Postmates, DoorDash, Yelp (which first partnered with Eat24 and back in 2013), and Uber (which is slowly building up its own UberEats app). Basically, some time ago the tech world figured out that people quite like to sit in their homes and do nothing while food is bought to them, and, well, we've not looked back since.