Stalemate continues between Swiggy, Zomato and NRAI

Payal Ganguly

The stalemate between restaurant body National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) and online food aggregators like Swiggy ....

16 September, 2019

Zomato starts video streaming, to launch 18 original shows

Supriya Roy

Restaurant aggregator Zomato has joined the ranks of video streaming services Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar with the launch ....

16 September, 2019
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Listen: Zomato, Swiggy meet NRAI; Premji sells Wipro shares; AWS and edtech startups

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

In this episode of TechThisWeek #TTW we talk about Zomato and Swiggy and their bid to find a middle ground with restaurant owners, ....

13 September, 2019

#Logout campaign: Will foodtech platforms be able to woo back restaurants?

Payal Ganguly

Nearly five weeks into the #Logout campaign that turned the country’s booming food-tech industry on its head, Zomato and ....

13 September, 2019

Era ends at Alibaba as Jack Ma steps down

Shweta Sharma

Jack Ma stepped down as chairman of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba today, and the ecommerce conglomerate will now be run by chief ....

10 September, 2019

Zomato lays off 540 employees; Drivezy to deploy 1,200 bikes at OYO properties

Team TC

Restaurant aggregator Zomato has laid off over 500 employees. Gurugram-based hospitality chain OYO has entered into a commercial ....

9 September, 2019
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Amazon food delivery launch gathers steam with promise of lower restaurant commissions: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Seattle-headquartered ecommerce major Amazon’s food delivery launch plans for India have gathered steam even as it is onboarding ....

6 September, 2019

Zomato blinks, wants speedy resolution of restaurants standoff

Payal Ganguly

Restaurant aggregator unicorn Zomato is now back in discussions with National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) to iron ....

30 August, 2019

Restaurants force food aggregators to review terms on deep discounting

Team TC

The tough stance adopted by restaurants against food aggregators has forced booking and subscription platforms like Zomato and ....

21 August, 2019

Amazon woos restaurants with lower commissions; Acko partners with ZestMoney to offer credit insurance

Team TC

Amazon is reportedly trying to get restaurants onboard by offering reduced commissions. Digital insurance platform Acko General ....

20 August, 2019
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Zomato faces heat as restaurant owners logout from deep discounts

Payal Ganguly & Tanmay Tiwary

Online food delivery and restaurant booking platform Zomato founder and chief executive Deepinder Goyal took to social media platform ....

19 August, 2019

Amazon may launch food delivery biz through Prime Now; Suvidhaa to foray into ecommerce

Team TC

Ecommerce giant Amazon might use Prime Now to deliver groceries.  Shapoorji Pallonji-backed fintech platform Suvidhaa is ....

19 August, 2019

Ant Financial may dampen Zomato’s $500 mn plan, Amazon wants more third party sales

Payal Ganguly

Foodtech major Zomato facing a funding challenge. Amazon wants to increase third party sales. Ant Financial hurdle for Zomato ....

12 August, 2019

Uber may launch bus services soon; Zomato fires customer support employees

Team TC

SoftBank-backed payments firm Paytm saw a drop in UPI transactions during the month of July, even as overall UPI transactions ....

8 August, 2019

Amazon may start food delivery business in India: Report

Team TC

The Indian arm of Seattle-based ecommerce giant Amazon is planning to enter the food delivery segment in India and launch operations ....

30 July, 2019

Does cloud kitchen FreshMenu have a Plan B?

Binu Paul

About six months ago, cloud kitchen FreshMenu, seemed to have found a way out of a prolonged funding crunch that had started to ....

29 July, 2019

Zomato to discontinue rewards programme Piggybank from Aug 12

Tanmay Tiwary

Gurugram-headquartered foodtech unicorn Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has decided to  discontinue Piggybank, a reward points programme ....

16 July, 2019

Swiggy in talks to raise $500mn from Korean investors, Naspers: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

As competition in India’s food-tech sector intensifies, Swiggy, the food delivery platform owned by Bengaluru-based Bundl ....

15 July, 2019

Zomato buys non-profit Feeding India to tackle food wastage

Team TC

Delhi-based foodtech unicorn Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd. has acquired non-profit Feeding India to serve the underprivileged and avoid ....

9 July, 2019

Exclusive: Indonesia's Go-Jek gets on board as the latest investor in cloud kitchen Rebel Foods

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Rebel Foods, the homegrown cloud kitchens company best known for its Faasos brand, has raised $5 million from Indonesia-born ride ....

4 July, 2019

Grofers converting grocery shops into brand stores; Flipkart to roll out SuperCoins: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Grofers India Pvt. Ltd is converting many grocery stores into its own branded outlets as the online grocery delivery company looks ....

27 June, 2019