Article

Rakuten Takeout. Helping local restaurants now.

Rakuten Ready

Posted by: Rakuten Ready / April 23, 2020

As businesses struggle to keep their doors open while offering safe, contactless takeout ordering for local customers, a new easy-to-use solution is now available.

Rakuten Ready, in partnership with Rakuten, is excited to announce the launch of Rakuten Takeout. Takeout is a simple, self-service platform allowing local restaurants to quickly build a custom website that enables them to immediately offer Online Ordering and capitalize on the demand for takeout orders. This new Rakuten offering brings unparalleled benefits to restaurants and their customers.

FOR RESTAURANTS: Grow your business with Rakuten Takeout

  • Rakuten Takeout is a FREE, no-cost platform (until November 1, 2020)
  • Restaurants of any size can create a custom website with online ordering and payment
  • Enjoy awareness and traffic from Rakuten’s 13 million member base 
  • Enable contactless pick-up with no on-site contact required
  • Restaurants keep all their profits

The initial launch of Rakuten Takeout will start with restaurants in San Mateo, California (near Silicon Valley). After the pilot, Takeout will expand more broadly throughout the Bay Area and as soon as possible, will be made available nationally.

If you are a merchant (currently only promoting San Mateo, CA restaurants, or surrounding cities) and interested in joining the FREE Rakuten Takeout platform click here 

FOR CUSTOMERS: Earn cash back while supporting local business 

  • Rakuten Takeout is always free for customers, there are no extra fees
  • Rakuten members get 20% cash back on all Takeout purchases
  • Customers support local businesses with a platform that lets restaurants keep 100% of their profits

If you are a consumer in San Mateo and interested in using Takeout click here 

Rakuten Takeout is a win-win for restaurants and customers.  Rakuten Ready is proud to be powering the Rakuten Takeout experience by driving much needed revenue to local restaurants to help them survive in our current Shelter-in-Place world while customers support local businesses and earn substantial cash back.