Zomato to Start Delivering Groceries (Again) Through Its App

Zomato Announces Plans to Launch Online Grocery Delivery Service on Its App Soon, Again

Zomato is planning to launch an online grocery delivery service on its app soon, the company revealed in a press briefing on Thursday. The new attempt by the Gurugram-based restaurant aggregator will be its second after it shut down its initial grocery delivery model that was introduced during the national lockdown last year. Zomato made … Read more

Amazon, Flipkart Suspend Non-Essential Orders in Delhi

Amazon, Flipkart Suspend Non-Essential Deliveries in Delhi Owing to Coronavirus Lockdown

Amazon and Flipkart have suspended deliveries of non-essential items in Delhi due to the lockdown that the state government has imposed owing to a massive surge in coronavirus cases. The online marketplaces are still delivering essentials such as food and grocery products and health as well as personal care items in the capital city. This … Read more

E-Commerce Deliveries Should Continue to Be Restricted, Traders Demand

E-Commerce Platforms Shouldn’t Be Allowed Non-Essential Deliveries in Curfew Areas, Traders Urge Government

Offline traders in India have urged the government to not allow e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart to sell and deliver non-essential goods in the areas where curfew or lockdown has been implemented owing to the COVID-19 spread. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), that is claimed to represent more than eight crore … Read more

Traders’ Body in India Planned Burning of Amazon, Flipkart Effigies

Traders’ Body to Burn Effigies of Amazon, Flipkart on This Holi to Demand Stronger FDI Rules

Traders in India say they will burn effigies of Amazon and (Walmart-owned) Facebook as a protest against deep discounting and pricing tactics they say are hurting local businesses. Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Tuesday announced that traders would burn effigies of Amazon and Flipkart on this Holi (March 28) to protest against the … Read more