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Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Burger King tests out delivery service: What other businesses should deliver?

It’s a whopper of an idea.


Imagine this, at your doorstep.
At 16 locations, Burger King will soon offer something its competitors don’t — delivery service.

Now, customers don’t even need to leave their couch to place an order of four large sandwich combos (for $23.99), or 40-piece chicken tenders with two bottled drinks ($10.99). The Post’s Michael Rosenwald taste-tested the Burger King delivery, and declared it “as easy and quick as ordering diapers from Amazon.com.” The fries weren’t soggy, either. If it works, delivery may soon be available at many more of the 7,500 Burger Kings across the U.S.

But why stop there? If we can get burgers delivered to our doorstep, why not other fast food and drink? It’s safe to say there would be a demand for delivery of Wendy’s Frosties, Krispy Kreme donuts, and Einstein bagels.

Since Starbucks caused pandemonium last April Fool’s day when they jokingly announced “Starbucks Mobile Pour,” it’s clear the delivery of a cup of joe would be a big hit.

And less than six months after Chipotle shut down an independent delivery service of their burritos, the service was back up due to popular demand.

What other businesses would you like to see deliver? Tell us in the comments section or by using the hashtag #deliverit on Twitter.

By  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Tags:  National, Burger King, delivery

 
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