FOOD DELIVERY APPS
Zomato to raise up to $600 million by next month: Deepinder Goyal
The company is making all efforts to achieve its mission, 'Better Food for Everyone', Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal said. We started 11 years ago and now present in 550 cities in India and we serve around 48 million people every month.
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Gig economy weighs impact of social security for workers
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Sauces beat slump using price cuts
Top cos are reporting double-digit growth figures of 15-20%, with sales taking off during this festive season.
US Professor’s tweet slams Indian food as ‘terrible’; Zomato calls for a dislike button
Turns out, calling Indian cuisine ‘terrible’ is indeed a recipe for disaster.
McDonald's relaunches online food ordering service in North and East India
Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd would now serve the food ordered through its McDeliveryTM app and website.
UberEats to ride with its main app in India
The move will give customers an option to pick Rides or Eats with equal visibility — a prominent way to direct a rides customer to order food.
Disregard for rules puts Swiggy and Zomato delivery boys under police lens
Mumbai and Bengaluru police have fined many food delivery agents who put incentives ahead of rules.
Karnataka mulls providing social security to Uber, Ola, delivery persons
Minister S Suresh Kumar pointed out that unorganised work force in Karnataka was huge and according to 2011 numbers, it is to the tune of 2 crore people. Protecting their interest and providing them facilities was government's duty.
Zomato denies merger talks with rival Swiggy
Zomato is currently delivering 1.3 mn orders a day from 150,000 restaurants across India at more than 10 orders per restaurant per day. Swiggy has expanded its services to 500 cities in India, matching rival Zomato's reach. Swiggy, which has added 60,000 new restaurants in the past six months, said in October it would expand to 600 cities by December 2019.
Swiggy Go for instant pick up, dropping packages launched
Swiggy also said it will expand its on-demand delivery service - Swiggy Stores - to Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
Fake numbers used to clean out bank accounts of food app’s customers
Fake customer care numbers attributed to Zomato are popping up on Google searches, tricking customers who are unaware that company does not have a call-in facility.
Ola Foods has plans for its Khichdi Experiment
The company plans to scale up these brands from six cities to tier 2 cities in the next year. Barring Khichdi Experiment, other brands include its rice bowl brand Lovemade, North Indian food brand Grandma’s Kitchen and dessert brand FLRT.
Payments, food delivery apps launch games to woo users
Paytm has found that more than 70% of its users play these games daily.
Food delivery apps score big in IPL
Bangalore has taken the lead in the total number of orders placed during the first fortnight of the IPL, followed by Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi, according to the Swiggy
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