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    NEW DELHI: Restaurant aggregator Swiggy has stopped its online marketplace for groceries, a service which had picked up steam during the lockdown. While it still offers its ‘Genie’ service for pickand-drop and other marketplaces on its app, such as for meat and pet care, the Bengaluru-headquartered company plans to replace the grocery marketplace with ‘Instamart’, ...
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    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Union Budget 2021 has taken a giant step to formalise the gig economy. The proposal is to launch a portal to collect relevant information on gig workers to help formulate social security schemes aimed at them. “For the first time globally, social security benefits will extend to gig and platform ...
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    Swiggy’s grocery delivery service ‘Swiggy Stores’ connected consumers to nearby stores for groceries and other essentials Swiggy’s Instamart will operate a chain of dark stores to service hyperlocal grocery demand Swiggy plans to scale up Instamart from Bengaluru and Gurugram to multiple cities to challenge the bigger online grocery startups Bengaluru-headquartered foodtech unicorn Swiggy has ...
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    Swiggy’s moves to deal with financial losses and COVID-19 have sparked protests by its delivery boys, who have been dealt a raw deal and seen their wages decrease. On March 24, after India first locked down to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Raj*, a 27-year-old food deliveryman for Swiggy in Surat, stayed home for two ...
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    Swiggy has identified street food and delivery of grocery as areas for growth in 2021. Speaking to ET Now’s Nayantara Rai, Swiggy’s Chief Operating Officer Vivek Sunder said that many restaurants have permanently moved to cloud kitchens as it was difficult to get the same amount of orders which they used to get earlier. With ...
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    * Indian foodtech unicorn Swiggy is reportedly scaling down its grocery and fresh produce deliveries. * However, the $3.6 billion startup said that it will continue to focus on meat, seafood, gourmet and its instant grocery delivery service — Instamart. * Even though Swiggy operates food delivery services in 500 cities, its grocery delivery service ...
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    Ease of Doing Business: Swiggy has partnered with the government to bring over 36,000 street food vendors to its online platform. Ease of Doing Business: Food delivery startup Swiggy has jumped in to carry forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unprecedented street vendors’ scheme PM SVANidhi, launched to support street vendors revive the business hit by ...
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    Online food delivery platform Swiggy on Thursday revealed it has onboarded more than 7,000 new restaurants a month on Swiggy which is 3,000 more than the pre-COVID times, along with delivering 10 crore orders since the beginning of the lockdown. Nearly 6,000 new restaurants are small and medium restaurants compared to 3,500 in the pre-COVID ...
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    Food tech unicorn Swiggy has ventured into different hyperlocal categories in a bid to get dormant customers back and give them more reasons to use the app, as food delivery volumes continue to be impacted from the ongoing pandemic. In sharp contrast, its rival Zomato which entered the grocery delivery space earlier this year, scaled ...
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    BENGALURU: Swiggy is preparing to launch a chain of virtual convenience stores to deliver grocery and household items within 45 minutes, sources told ET, a development that the food app delivery later confirmed. The launch of InstaMart comes at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has hastened consumer preference for doorstep deliveries, especially in metros, ...