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We were fortunate to be one of the beneficiaries of lockdown: Grofers

The online grocery platform, which has advanced its plan to launch an initial public offer by the end of 2021, said it continues to focus on enhancing customer experience

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"We were fortunate to be one of the beneficiaries of the lockdown," Grofers CEO said | Photo: iStock

Press Trust of India
Softbank-backed Grofers on Tuesday said the lockdown period has given its business a boost towards sustainability and helped it move closer to hitting profits by the end of next year.

The online grocery platform, which has advanced its plan to launch an initial public offer by the end of 2021, said it continues to focus on enhancing customer experience and strengthening its capabilities in the segment where it competes against players like Amazon, Flipkart, Alibaba-backed Bigbasket and billionaire Mukesh Ambani's upstart JioMart.

"...we were fortunate to be one of the beneficiaries of the lockdown. That allowed us to stop worrying about marketing

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First Published: Jul 28 2020 | 10:06 PM IST

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