After criticism: Just Eat lowers fee

Although Just Eats director Carsten Boldt Thursday in Ekstra Bladet rejected criticism that his company took the high fees, when they delivered food for the squ

After criticism: Just Eat lowers fee

Although Just Eats director Carsten Boldt Thursday in Ekstra Bladet rejected criticism that his company took the high fees, when they delivered food for the squ

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
20 mart 2020 Friday 18:00
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After criticism: Just Eat lowers fee

Although Just Eats director Carsten Boldt Thursday in Ekstra Bladet rejected criticism that his company took the high fees, when they delivered food for the squeezed restaurateurs under coronakrisen, so he has today, Friday, is chosen to decrease - just the fee.

It informs the company in a press release.

- It, as we are aware by now, is divided in two parts. The commission of the restaurants, such as Just Eat deliver too, which is lowered with a minimum of 27% to 16%, and the commission of the restaurants which deliver, should be lowered to 12%, which is a decrease of 14.3%, says Carsten Boldt in the message.

the Measure is valid from Monday the 23. march and the 30 days ahead, but only for independent restaurants and small chains, with up to five restaurants.

- We are also affected, even though some of the media, assume the opposite, but we also know that small independent restaurants are harder to hit, why of course we are prepared to help, he says, among other things.

'Gullaschbaroner'
Thursday was Jakob Kristian Sørensen, who runs the Italian eatery Il Locale in Aarhus, forward in the Extra Magazine.

Here, he criticized both Wolt and Just Eat to take for high so-called kommisioner. After coronavirussen had closed his restaurant, he was now deeply addicted to have brought her pizza out.

- Once the vat and everything is paid, I have maybe five-six kroner profit on a pizza for 120 crowns. In advance, I was tired of their sky-high commissions. But when Just Eat and Wolt holds onto them in this horrible situation, so they remind me of gullaschbaronerne, said Jakob Kristian Sørensen.

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Since Wednesday noon. 10 has all of the country's restaurants had a ban on having seated guests. It can be felt in the work of Jakob Kristian Sørensen's restaurant, Il Locale in Aarhus. Photo: Ernst van Norde

According to the caterer, there was talk about kommisioner at around 30 percent. However, according to the Just Eats's announcement Friday, there were talk of about 22 percent.

Thursday rejected Just Eat-the director Carsten Boldt quite the criticism.

In an email to Ekstra Bladet, he indicated that there had not been any great increase in the number of restaurants that had joined Just Eat during the crisis.

'We are full, therefore, in no way the cream on the very unfortunate situation (...) on the Contrary, we work despite the difficult conditions, hard to keep both our restaurant partners and Just Eat open', he wrote.

Just Eats Danish company earned in its most recent financial statements 61 million.

Updated: 20.03.2020 18:00
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