Zomato, Swiggy ordered to shut down in several states despite centre’s intervention
Tamil Nadu and parts of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Assam, and Pondicherry have not allowed food delivery businesses to operate during the lockdown.
Ola is expanding its foods business by increasing the number of in-house brands
In the last nine months, Ola Foods has launched three new b...
ET Startup Awards 2020: Brokerage firm Zerodha selected Startup of the Year
A high-powered jury led by Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD of Tata ...
Some startups mandate Aarogya Setu, others remain wary
Last week, the ecommerce industry had proposed standard operating procedures to stem the spread of the virus, which included compulsory installation of the app by all of its on-ground staff, among other precautions.
Flood of pink slips coming, warn startups
Much of the layoffs will stem from distress sales and company closures.
E-grocers like BigBasket, Grofers , others surge ahead on deliveries
Food-delivery apps Zomato and Swiggy, too, have doubled down on the grocery category since it began seeing an uptick in demand. While Swiggy was already present in the grocery delivery segment, Zomato tied up with Grofers to launch the services.
Swiggy rolls out childcare and parenthood policy to benefit diverse workforce
Employees will receive benefits for adoption, fertility care and surrogacy, which include five days of leave in a calendar year in order to take up counselling sessions and fulfill other legal and medical procedures.
Infected pizza boy: E-orders drop 30%
One of the delivery boys of startup Dunzo said that he had got only three orders by Friday afternoon, which typically is around 10 by that time. “My colleagues are also seeing fewer orders,” he added.
ET Startup Awards 2020: Nominees for Healthcare Innovation, Midas Touch
A look at the shortlisted startups for the Healthcare Innovation and Midas Touch categories for The Economic Times Startup Awards 2020.
Crowdfunding platforms to the rescue for vulnerable populace during Covid-19
To be sure, online funding campaigns have been helping stranded migrants and daily wage labourers get access to essentials and community kitchens, but now the crowdfunding platforms are coming to the aid of transgender communities, circus artistes, Uber drivers, Swiggy delivery personnel, rural artisans, dancers and freelance workers.
Disney+ Hotstar ropes in 13 sponsors for IPL 2020
While IPL title sponsor for the year, Dream11, has come on board as co-pressing sponsor, Boost is the co-powered by sponsor for the league. Associate sponsors include MX Player, Acko, Maruti Suzuki, KhataBook, Flipkart, Swiggy, Ace23, HDFC Bank, Great Learning, Kingfisher Calendar and AMFI (Association of Mutual Funds in India).
Orders go down as Zomato & Swiggy raise delivery fees
Over the last six to eight months, the two dominant players have also started passing on restaurant packing charges and certain taxes to consumers and cut down on losses per order.
Food delivery companies share staff’s temperature readings
The move comes as these companies have started taking a series of measures to scale up hygiene practices with the coronavirus outbreak, and they look to win consumer trust.
Walmart's Flipkart eyes alcohol delivery foray with Indian startup, letters show
Flipkart and Amazon's interest in delivering alcohol in India marks a bold move to make inroads into an alcohol market that is worth $27.2 billion, according to estimates by IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.
Startup founders, technocrats, investors in Bengaluru pitch in with relief efforts
Home to some of the country’s most-valued startups, Bengaluru’s investors and entrepreneurs have also stepped up to pitch in their weight.