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Ola plans grocery delivery biz relaunch in early 2019 ahead of Uber's entry

Facing competition from Uber, Ola looks to recreate Grab and Dixi Chuxing's story

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Patanjali PahwaKaran Choudhury New Delhi/Mumbai
Ola is working furiously behind the scenes to relaunch its grocery vertical by early next year, according to three people with knowledge of the company’s operations. The ride-hailing firm’s new arm would use Foodpanda’s resources, including 125,000 delivery riders, they said, as it looks to gain a sizeable share of India’s $28 billion (Rs 2.06 trillion) online grocery ordering and delivery market. 

Ola did not respond to a detailed questionnaire on this issue.


Sources said the Bhavish Aggarwal-led firm had been working on relaunching the grocery

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 5:30 AM IST

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