FOOD DELIVERY APPS
Celebrating the unsung heroes: MyGate CEO says security guards are underappreciated, honours them on special day
MyGate honours the 8 million-strong private security workforce.
Flipkart piloting fresh fruits & vegetables delivery in Hyderabad
In December, Flipkart and its US-based parent jointly invested an undisclos...
McDonald's India partners with Zomato for food delivery in Northern, Eastern region
Zomato's live order-tracking feature is streamlined with ...
Fine-dining chains smell the money in delivery-only brand
Firms utilise their excess kitchen capacity and cloud kitchens to cash in on the food-delivery boom.
$8 billion deal to create meal delivery giant
Takeaway says the combination will achieve annual cost savings of about 20 million euros from centralising orders on its platform, unifying brands and improving procurement.
Food aggregators aren’t restaurants’ enemies: Merrill Pereyra, MD Pizza Hut India
Merrill Pereyra, who has come from global franchise chain QSR Brands in Malaysia, is the first outsider head of Pizza Hut India. All his predecessors have been elevations from within Yum! Brands that operates Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell restaurant chains in the country.
Not much to differentiate between ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Kotak Bank now: Kunj Bansal
One can’t time the market, one can only play catch up. If money is coming into the economy, look for safer opportunities. Use part of the cash to keep coming back in the market at every movement and set some defined triggers. Decide that on every X% rise, you would invest Y% or on X% fall, you would invest Y%.
The UPI effect: Why Indian banks need to up their cloud game in 2020
It is the banks that have to invariably do the heavy lifting for UPI transactions.
The kirana is a technology shop too
Your neighbourhood store is changing with canny store owners realising the benefits of going digital.
Humans of gig economy: The cultural transformation of the delivery agent
The ubiquity of these workers is such that it’s easy to forget that it has been around for less than 5 years.
Internet blackout, protests leave gig workers reeling
Food delivery agents earn between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 a month, depending on the number of orders they complete, hours on the road, and distance covered, among other factors. Cab drivers can earn Rs 35,000 to Rs 80,000 a month, a chunk of which goes towards fuel, loans, and vehicle maintenance
Walmart unveils robot-run warehouse to whisk food to your car
The Alphabot, designed by a Massachusetts startup called Alert Innovation, could help Walmart build on that lead. Walmart began working with Alert in 2016, as part of a broader corporate initiative dubbed “Alpha” that sought to improve the profitability of online grocery.
Have 60% revenue mkt share in food delivery: Swiggy's Sriharsha Majety
Majety, 33, says the company is moving towards improving its bottomline as discounts come down. Swiggy, he said, will continue to invest in new growth areas like ‘Stores’ and parcel delivery service ‘Go’.
Payback in talks with grocery, cab hailing, OTT platforms
According to Payback officials, the platform has a GMV exceeding Rs 1 lakh crore, with a sales increase of 7.5% in the previous year. In India for a decade, Payback follows a calendar year.
Ant Financial places $150 million on Zomato table at $3 billion valuation
Zomato was last valued at $2 billion when it picked up capital last year after it sold its UAE delivery business to Berlin-based Delivery Hero for $172 million (Rs 1,220 crore) and separately raised $105 million.
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