Amazon to shut down distribution unit in India, focus on core businesses

The move is a part of the e-commerce firm's strategy to focus on its core business and close-fledging units it has launched such as edtech and food delivery, sources say


Amazon India has also decided to shut down its food delivery business on December 29 this year

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Amazon India has decided to shut down ‘Amazon Distribution’, according to sources. This follows its recent decision to shut its food delivery and edtech offerings. 

The moves are part of the annual operating planning review process amid global macroeconomic uncertainty. The e-commerce giant is looking to focus on its core businesses, sources said.  

Amazon Distribution operates platform where sellers sell fast-moving consumer goods and apparel products from companies and distributes them among hundreds of kiranas and small neighbourhood stores. However, this unit only operated in three cities of Karnataka —Bengaluru, Mysuru and Hubbali. About 50 employees worked on the

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First Published: Nov 28 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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