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Bigbasket ventures into SaaS-based supply chain platform BB Matrix

BB Matrix will provide three SaaS verticals - a Warehouse Management System (WMS), a Transport Management System (TMS), and an Order Management System (OMS)

Bigbasket ventures into SaaS-based supply chain platform BB Matrix
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 7:11 PM IST

On its 3rd anniversary, Zepto logs highest-ever order volume at 750k

As part of a special marketing campaign, Zepto partnered with several brands for giveaways to as many as 800,000 consumers

On its 3rd anniversary, Zepto logs highest-ever order volume at 750k
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 9:08 PM IST

Zepto selling dhaniya for Rs 140 in Gurgaon has social media up in arms

Onion, tomato, and potato prices these days continue to rise across wholesale and retail markets. Recently, a Gurgaon resident took to X to express his shock on the Dhaniya price on Zepto

Zepto selling dhaniya for Rs 140 in Gurgaon has social media up in arms
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 11:46 AM IST

Online grocery shopping permeates Tier-III,-IV: LocalCircles study

2 in 3 consumers who use online grocery platforms to purchase groceries say they prefer a 3-24 hour delivery window with no delivery fee

Online grocery shopping permeates Tier-III,-IV: LocalCircles study
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 10:32 PM IST

Ola set to enter grocery delivery service again, this time through ONDC

Ola has established itself as the second-largest buyer-side platform for food delivery on ONDC, following Magicpin

Ola set to enter grocery delivery service again, this time through ONDC
Updated On : 28 Jun 2024 | 2:05 PM IST

Quick-commerce firm Zepto raises $665 mn in funding, valued at $3.6 bn

Series F round comes as Mumbai-based startup aims to become profitable before launching IPO

Quick-commerce firm Zepto raises $665 mn in funding, valued at $3.6 bn
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 10:48 PM IST

Indians get hooked on 10-minute grocery apps, squeezing small retailers

Swiggy warehouses are mushrooming across India to deliver everything from milk and bananas to condoms and roses within minutes - a business model that is reshaping how Indians shop

Indians get hooked on 10-minute grocery apps, squeezing small retailers
Updated On : 11 Jun 2024 | 9:30 AM IST

Exploring the opportunity of quick-commerce: Flipkart V-P Hari Kumar

Kumar said that the company is deepening the reach of its grocery services in metros and expanding in tier-2+ towns across Bharat

Exploring the opportunity of quick-commerce: Flipkart V-P Hari Kumar
Updated On : 21 May 2024 | 9:06 PM IST

Fashion, grocery to capture 2/3rd of e-commerce by 2027: Falguni Nayar

Nayar, speaking at the Startup Mahakumbh in New Delhi on Monday, said that India is currently at a stage similar to where China was 15 years ago

Fashion, grocery to capture 2/3rd of e-commerce by 2027: Falguni Nayar
Updated On : 18 Mar 2024 | 11:03 PM IST

BigBasket eyes profitability in next 6-8 months, IPO in 2025: Hari Menon

Part of Tata Digital, the firm will turn profitable in another 6-8 months once the newly-launched 'BB Now' vertical turns profitable

BigBasket eyes profitability in next 6-8 months, IPO in 2025: Hari Menon
Updated On : 05 Mar 2024 | 11:01 PM IST

Zomato plans D2C expansion of Blinkit to compete with ecommerce giants

This ambitious endeavour would involve building a dedicated supply chain infrastructure to directly source branded products and manage inventory, to compete with giants like Amazon and Flipkart

Zomato plans D2C expansion of Blinkit to compete with ecommerce giants
Updated On : 19 Feb 2024 | 12:50 PM IST

Quick commerce app Zepto elevates Nikhil Mittal to chief technology officer

In his new role, Mittal will be handling all verticals of engineering - customer facing, platforms and supply chain - at the company

Quick commerce app Zepto elevates Nikhil Mittal to chief technology officer
Updated On : 24 Jan 2024 | 8:21 PM IST

Biryani most ordered dish in 2023 on Swiggy for the eighth year in a row

India ordered 2.5 biryanis per second in 2023, and on the day of the World Cup 2023 finals, on November 19, India ordered 188 pizzas per minute

Biryani most ordered dish in 2023 on Swiggy for the eighth year in a row
Updated On : 14 Dec 2023 | 2:46 PM IST

Flavours of ICC Cricket World Cup final on apps: Food and flowers

Quick delivery platforms cater to demand surge, from pizza and burgers to coconuts and flowers for worship

Flavours of ICC Cricket World Cup final on apps: Food and flowers
Updated On : 19 Nov 2023 | 10:36 PM IST

Magicpin partners NCCF, ONDC to sell groceries at low price in Delhi-NCR

Hyperlocal e-commerce firm magicpin has partnered with government-backed NCCF to sell groceries, including onions and pulses, through the Open Network for Digital Commerce at low price, the company said on Friday. The partnership follows a collaboration of magicpin with National Cooperative Consumers Federation of India (NCCF) for selling tomato at Rs 70 per kilogramme when its prices were above Rs 100 a kg in the market. "We are thrilled to continue our partnership with NCCF and leverage ONDC to serve the community by making essential commodities easily accessible," magicpin said, adding, "we're committed to ONDC's mission to democratise the e-commerce system." Under the new arrangement, magicpin has started sale of Chana Dal at Rs 120 per kg and onions at Rs 50 per 2 kg, catering to more than 100 pin code areas in the National Capital Region (NCR). The service is initially available for Gurugram and Delhi residents. "This sale will be further extended to over 10 cities in a phas

Magicpin partners NCCF, ONDC to sell groceries at low price in Delhi-NCR
Updated On : 29 Sep 2023 | 2:49 PM IST
Updated On : 25 Sep 2023 | 11:13 PM IST

Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta exits with $1.1 bn fortune after IPO

The transition marks the end of Mehta's 11-year tenure with the company he co-founded in 2012

Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta exits with $1.1 bn fortune after IPO
Updated On : 20 Sep 2023 | 11:02 PM IST

Picking apples and oranges: New quality check comes to grocery shops

Amazon Fresh says its application to check freshness of fruits, vegetables on Indian shelves has opportunities abroad

Picking apples and oranges: New quality check comes to grocery shops
Updated On : 03 Sep 2023 | 9:04 PM IST

Amazon Fresh begins offering grocery delivery for non-Prime members

Amazon has begun offering its Fresh grocery delivery service to customers who aren't Prime members. The initial rollout will only be available in a dozen cities, including Boston, Phoenix, Dallas and San Francisco, the company told customers Wednesday in an emailed announcement. Previously, Amazon had only offered grocery deliveries for Prime members, who pay $139 a year for faster shipping and other perks. Non-Prime members who're interested in trying out the service will pay $13.95 for deliveries under $50. That's $4 more than Prime members have to pay for the same order size. Deliveries for orders between $50 and $100 will cost $10.95, and orders over $100 will incur a $7.95 fee. The company said pick-up orders are free from select metro areas. Amazon operates 44 Fresh grocery stores across the country, most of which are located in California, Illinois, Virginia and Washington state. It also operates more than 20 cashier-free convenience stores in the U.S. under the Amazon Go b

Amazon Fresh begins offering grocery delivery for non-Prime members
Updated On : 02 Aug 2023 | 11:04 PM IST

Zepto should be cash flow positive in 12-15 months: CEO Aadit Palicha

Data shows that 10-minute deliveries matter to customers, says leader of quick-commerce firm

Zepto should be cash flow positive in 12-15 months: CEO Aadit Palicha
Updated On : 31 Jul 2023 | 6:40 PM IST