Naspers spin-off Prosus is planning to expand its grocery services using “dark stores” as competition booms in the global market for food delivery.
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Just Eat Takeaway.com said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy US peer Grubhub in an all-stock deal that, if completed, would create the world’s largest food delivery company outside China.
Just Eat chose a revised offer by Takeaway.com to merge and spurned a final all-cash bid by Naspers spin-off Prosus, which appears all but set to lose the drawn-out fight to claim ownership of the British food delivery firm.
Takeaway.com CEO Jitse Groen said it doesn’t make sense to overpay in its bid to gain control of rival Just Eat as it battles Naspers Internet spin-off Prosus, which officially filed its hostile offer for Just Eat on Monday.