New York Is Biting the Hand That Fed It

When New York City confirmed its first case of COVD-19 on March 1, 2020, few could have imagined the wider economic impact the virus would have to the city. By November 2020, it was estimated that 8,333 restaurants had closed their doors, causing over 11,000 hospitality workers to lose their jobs. For restaurants that did […]

Filed Testimony to the California Legislature: Don’t Price Regulate Food Deliver

Today, ACI, along with a coalition of policy groups, filed testimony with the California legislature in opposition to a bill that would institute price controls on restaurant food delivery services. The letter states that the establishment of a price control scheme for contracts between private third-party delivery platforms and restaurants (as proposed under AB 286) […]

Misguided Proposal in Indianapolis Would Undercut Food Delivery Services

The Following is a Statement From ACI Director, Krisztina Pusok, Regarding Misguided Proposed Legislation That Would Undercut Food Delivery Services: “We are very concerned with the repercussions that the proposed Indianapolis General Ordinance could have on consumers and restaurants in Indianapolis. The proposal, which temporarily caps the fees third-party platforms can charge restaurants for deliveries to 15%, […]

During COVID, Rhode Island Proposes Regulations to Undermine Food Delivery Services

A Statement From ACI Director, Krisztina Pusok, Regarding Misguided Proposed Legislation That Would Undercut Food Delivery Services We are very concerned with the repercussions that the proposed H 5205 could have on consumers and restaurants in Rhode Island. The proposal, which caps the fees third-party sites can charge restaurants for deliveries to 15%, although intended to […]

The Daily Record: Capping Restaurant Delivery Fees is a Bad Idea

With COVID spiking across the U.S., consumers see food delivery as a way to have safe and convenient restaurant meals. Consumers are demanding it, and it has been a lifeline for the restaurant industry. Unfortunately, some localities have proposed increased regulations on third-party delivery platforms. At a time when these services are the easiest means […]