Ele.me is Now Available on Alipay’s Home Page

On October 16, Ele.me announced it would run food-delivery service on Alipay and Koubei, preceded by its consolidation of Baidu’s food delivery unit—Baidu Takeout. Meanwhile, food delivering is changed into “Ele.me Takeout” on the front-page of Alipay’s app, making Ele.me one of the 11 original applications on Alipay home page interface. A while ago, Takeout…

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How can takeout delivery riders slow down?

Recently, a figure shows that in Shanghai 76 traffic accidents related with takeout delivery happened in the first half of 2017, with one food-delivery rider injured or dead per 2.5 days on average. Riders involved in such accidents from Ele.me and Meituan both account for 26%. After the media reported this news, safety of food-delivery…

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Baidu Takeout will be Sold

After months of seesaw battle, the fate of Baidu Takeout may soon be decided, mostly likely to be taken over by ele.me. Currently, ele.me official responds that they have no comment on it, and Baidu has ambivalent attitude without responding clearly. According to what a core high-ranking figure told touchweb, Baidu Takeout ever negotiated with…

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Baidu Waimai is rumored to be in merger talks with Ele.me

According to a Caijing report, after Baidu Waimai (the food delivery unit of Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc.) discussions with S.F. Express (SF) were called off, Baidu Waimai maintained financial connections with Ele.me. Negotiations between both parties are now reaching a close, and if everything goes smoothly, results will be released within 2-3 weeks….

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