FOOD DELIVERY APPS
Primary healthcare is failing 80 crore Indians. An app may be the antidote
Rural India suffers from the paucity of primary healthcare centres. By taking doctor consultations online through an app and providing safe record keeping of patients, MedCords wants to address one of the key issues for patients in rural India.
What's for dinner? 48% Indians opt to order-in, say it's more economical than hiring a cook at home
The top reasons for people ordering-in in...
Zomato, Swiggy, UberEats reduce discounts as food delivery market grows cold
Across the sector, monthly growth fell to 1-2% between Aug and O...
ET Awards: Want 30% pie beyond food delivery, says Swiggy
Swiggy & rival Zomato were burning $30-40 million monthly on discounts, the latter is looking ahead now.
8000-strong hotels body to shun Zomato Gold delivery
Gold was extended to delivery by Zomato in September, amidst the stalemate on dine-in services.
Social media buys on the rise: Study
A survey by digital payments company PayPal and market research firm Ipsos has found that adoption of social commerce in India is at a higher scale than the rest of the world. Digitisation has led to innovative use of online transactions which is why 62% of businesses in India accept online payments compared to 55% global average.
How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
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.
Zomato washes hands off arrested delivery boy
The anti-terrorism squad of the Gujarat police arrested Moinuddin Pathan near the state border with Rajasthan earlier in the week.
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.
Healthy food brand Binge Baefikar unveiled in Kolkata
The startup would operate through a cloud kitchen format and will be available exclusively on platforms like Swiggy and Zomato to start with. Founded in November 2019, the firm currently employs over 10 well trained chefs, nutritionist and employees.
Nestlé says it can be virtuous and profitable. Is that even possible?
The demands on Nestlé and other corporations are growing as consumers pay more attention to the environmental effect of what they eat. Agri accounts for more than a fifth of greenhouse gas emissions, and plastic production and incineration account for an additional 10% or so. There is no way to avoid climate change without action by the food industry.
Food services entrepreneur sets up Ghost Kitchens for startups
The hospitality chain will recruit a chief executive for the same while founder Karan Tanna will remain a shareholder, a statement by the company said.
Uber to offer subsidised healthcare for drivers, delivery staff
Through this partnership, driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to five family members.
WhatsApp taking cues from Instagram? Messaging app finally gets a catalog feature
The new WhatsApp tool stops short as transactions still occur elsewhere.
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