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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


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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