Government rejects Flipkart's plan to enter food retail
Flipkart FarmerMart had proposed to retail food products made or produced in India through Flipkart and other online and mobile platforms
Rebel Foods to expand beyond cooked meal brands, brews a new food kits plan
The idea is to extend cases beyond restaurants and create product...
Amazon launches food delivery service in India
Amazon has been luring eateries with competitive commissions as a part of its larger plan to b...
There’s more than food on plate of delivery firms Swiggy and Zomato
This comes at a time when both food aggregators have made a big push in delivering grocery and products for daily use during the ongoing nationwide lockdown.
Swiggy, Zomato begin home delivery of alcohol; Amazon enters Indian food delivery market
E-commerce giant Amazon with deep pockets has entered the vast online food delivery market in India, with launching Amazon Food at select pi...
'Marriott on Wheels' ties up with Swiggy for food delivery service initiative
Swiggy will execute "no-contact" deliveries on all pre-paid orders, which involve a driver leaving the food at the doorstep rather than an in-person exchange.
Food-tech platform SmartQ to launch 'slot-based' booking for cafeterias in India
The initiative called 'Smart Pass' is a slot-based booking and allocation system, focusing on the safety and convenience of the user while providing the authority and flexibility of booking time slots based on their schedule.
Zomato to lay off 13% of its staff as Covid-19 severely impacts food ordering business
Zomato has said it will let go of 520 people and undertake up to a 50% pay cut for remainder of the organisation.
Cab aggregators startup, VAOO, fires four employees amid lockdown
The startup, which had reportedly raised $15 million from investors including Dev last year, offers free rides to users for watching targeted ads. It had claimed that some 15,000 cabs were registered with it.
Flixjini, content aggregator for Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, launched in India
The online aggregator collects data, reviews, ratings, awards of movies and shows to help users decide what they would like to watch.
Food delivery companies brace up to weather storm
Food delivery volumes are expected to take a further dent after a delivery staff tested positive for Covid-19.
MTR partners with Swiggy to deliver its packaged food portfolio
With this partnership with Swiggy, MTR joins wholesaler Metro Cash & Carry India and FMCG companies such as Marico and Britannia that have tied up with delivery apps to fulfill last mile delivery of essentials, disrupted in the wake of Covid-19 lockdown.
Uber announces essential travel service in four cities
Launched with the consent of local authorities, the ‘Uber Essential’ will only be available to riders who carry relevant documentation to validate their purpose of travel to authorities, the app-based cab aggregator said in a statement.
FieldFresh Foods ties up with Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo for home deliveries
Under the partnerships, Del Monte range of premium food products, including tomato ketchup, mayo, pasta, olive oil and fruit drinks will be delivered to consumers' homes amidst the continuing lockdown.
Milk Mantra appoints FMCG veteran as COO
Over the last eight years, Milk Mantra has built a premium diary brand in Eastern India and its milk sourcing network now comprises over 60,000 farmers.
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