Online Food Ordering

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…

New York Times Goes for Literal Snackable Content with Meal Delivery (Mashable)
The New York Times has partnered with a meal delivery startup to launch a service through its NYT Cooking section, which allows users to order food individually or as part of a subscription. This is the most recent in a series of experiments from the Times — it has also tried an online store and expanded its events business.

More Than 146 Million People Have Used Yelp This Year (Eater)
Yelp will be increasing its sales force to go toe-to-toe with other companies looking to get in the online review space, specifically Google and Facebook. Yelp’s Q1 net revenue was $158.6 million, thanks in large part to local ad sales. Though 146 million users accessed Yelp via its website in the first quarter, the biggest point of pride for the company appears to be the increasing number of mobile users.

Openings and New Hires

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