NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- delivery.com, the leading destination for on-demand ordering from restaurants, wine and spirits shops, grocery stores, and dry cleaners, has partnered with local services transaction platform Pingup to make online ordering easier and more convenient than ever.
Thanks to Pingup's technology and publisher network, combined with delivery.com's ordering capabilities and merchant network, consumers can order directly from a web search on top local discovery sites like YP, Yahoo, Citysearch, and Dex Superpages. Simply search for one of delivery.com's 8,500 restaurants and stores included in the initial integration, select "Order now," and place an order for pickup or delivery in as few clicks as possible.
"YP is committed to continuously enhancing the content and utility that we deliver to our nearly 60 million monthly users," said Stu MacFarlane, EVP, Consumer Platform at YP. "Pingup's integration with delivery.com – and the 8,500 restaurants and stores in their portfolio – join a growing list of options our users have to transact directly with local businesses to get things done."
Similarly, the announcement adds Pingup to a growing list of platforms leveraging delivery.com's technology for online ordering. Together with Yelp, Google, SinglePlatform, and myNetWaiter, Pingup is helping to ensure that more than 70% of delivery.com's merchants have transactable content on the web's top discovery sites and aggregators.
"Pingup helps us make online ordering more accessible by reducing friction on the path to purchase," says Jed Kleckner, CEO of delivery.com. "As we've already seen by partnering with Yelp and other demand generators, consumers are coming to expect these kinds of integrated experiences, which we're excited to see become more and more prevalent."
delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocery stores, wine and spirits shops, and laundry and dry cleaning providers. Every day, delivery.com customers explore their communities and order from more than 12,500 local businesses while at home, at work, or on the go. With headquarters in New York and a growing presence throughout the U.S., delivery.com makes ecommerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow, and neighborhoods thrive. delivery.com is a trademark of Delivery.com, LLC.
Pingup is the nation's largest transaction platform for local services businesses, using proprietary technology to connect local merchants with leading publishers such as Yahoo, YP, Citysearch and Superpages that have over 100 million monthly users and 250 million monthly local searches. Pingup aggregates 144,000 US businesses, more than triple OpenTable's quantity in the US and continues to add thousands of businesses each month. The company is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District and backed by Avalon Ventures. For more information visit us at http://pingup.com. Follow us on Twitter: @pingupapp.
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