CompCom takes aim at Uber Eats, Mr D Food

The Competition Commission has taken aim at Uber Eats and Mr D Food, imposing strict new rules on the firms. In this article, we will explore Mr D Food and Uber Eats why this surfacing online and what kind of rules and what will they benefit all we will discuss in this article. You will get complete details and information here. Scroll down the page and continue to read the article until the end.

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The Competition Commission has taken aim at fast food delivery companies such as Uber-owned Uber Eats and Takealot Group-owned Mr D Food imposing strict new rules on the firms.

First, the commission took away some of the discretionary powers that franchisors for example Steers owner Famous Brands used to exercise over their franchisees including who they could contract with.

Uber Eats is an online food ordering and delivery platforms launched by Uber in 2014 and couriers deliver meals using cars, scooters, bikes or by walks. The process of delivering food is still carried out by Uber drivers who often only need a few minutes to finish a single service and Uber Eats is offered, Uber will collaborate with multiple restaurants every day to serve meals to its passengers.

According to the final report on the online intermediation platforms inquiry which the commission published on Monday, Franchisers will no longer be able to restrict the choice of delivery partner for their franchisees. is a South African e-commerce company based in Cape Town, South Africa. This is regarded as South Africa’s largest online retailer take a has helped grow online shopping in South Africa and was the first local retailer to take part in Black Friday.

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Takealot com successfully launched its own on-demand food delivery service acquiring Mr Delivery rebranded Mr. D Food and Superbalist com a fashion e-tailer.

The commission recommends greater transparency to the consumer of either the menu surcharges for each restaurant on the platform relative to their take away or dine-in menu and then share of meal payment accruing to the delivery platforms as opposed to the restaurant.

Uber Eats and Mr D Food is required to notify consumers through a pop-up message periodically that they are charging restaurants a commission fee for their service and restaurants’ in-store pricing may differ from the prices they charge on their service. Follow us for more updates and stay tuned to the social telecast.