Meta partners with Reliance Jiomart to offer grocery shopping on WhatsApp

'First-ever end-to-end shopping experience' on messaging platform, says Mark Zuckerberg



Sharleen D'SouzaSourabh Lele Mumbai/ New Delhi
Meta Platforms Inc, the parent company of WhatsApp, will partner with Reliance JioMart for a service where WhatsApp users can buy groceries on the messaging platform from the Indian retail firm.

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer (CEO) of Meta Platforms, said in a Facebook post, “[I am] Excited to launch our partnership with JioMart in India. This is our first-ever end-to-end shopping experience on WhatsApp--people can now buy groceries from JioMart right in a chat.”

“Business messaging is an area with real momentum and chat-based experiences like this will be the go-to way people and businesses communicate in the years to come,” he said in an announcement coinciding with the annual general Meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries the parent company

First Published: Aug 29 2022 | 4:16 PM IST

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