The apps could start passing more costs to consumers or bypass traditional restaurants, to make thin margins in the delivery business work.
Steep third-party food delivery fees are driving some restaurant owners to seek alternatives.
As more people start eating in restaurants again, delivery companies are competing for consumer loyalty and looking beyond food.
Some fear the apps will pass fees on to consumers, who might balk.
Some food delivery services charge as much as 40% in fees. That's cutting into restaurants' bottom line.
Food delivery apps offer consumers a wider variety of eat-at-home options.
Brick-and-mortar stores are hustling to get online purchases to customers' doorsteps faster.
Some of them come to you via Amazon Flex, an app that allows regular people to deliver your packages.
Have we reached peak food delivery apps?