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McDonald’s Negotiates Uber Eats Contract Ahead of IPO

  • Ride-sharing company’s exclusive deal is set to expire
  • Franchisees seek lower costs, options like DoorDash, GrubHub
McDonald's Corp. To Go Orders Ahead Of Earnings Figures

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

McDonald’s Corp. is working to make delivery more profitable for its franchisees -- and that means it could turn to providers other than Uber Eats.

The burger chain’s senior leadership and franchisees recently met with Uber Eats to negotiate lower fees paid to the ride-share startup, according to an internal McDonald’s memo sent this month and reviewed by Bloomberg News.