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Zomato extends Gold membership duration by 2 months, announces fund for delivery persons

Zomato will extend all paid Gold memberships across India, UAE, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Lebanon, Turkey, New Zealand, Portugal and Qatar by two months at no extra cost, founder Deepinder Goyal announced. The company will also start a fund to cover up the lost earnings of its delivery partners, and is “hoping” for government’s support towards […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Qatar, E-commerce, Zomato, Deepinder Goyal, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19


Gurugram police allows more e-commerce companies to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Update on March 25: After Gurugram’s police commissioner Muhammad Ali had initially allowed 12 e-commerce companies to operate in the city, a subsequent order has now allowed more e-commerce companies in the city. The new order specifically name checks the following e-commerce companies: Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Muhammad Ali, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Blue Dart Express


Gurugram police will allow Zomato, Swiggy, Amazon, Flipkart, et al to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW Express and IFFCO Tokyo Goods will be allowed to operate in Gurugram, the city’s police commissioner, Muhammad Akil, directed all officials of Gurugram police today. The commissioner’s office told MediaNama that the staff of these platforms will not require additional passes to […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Medianama, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Muhammad Akil, Ecommerce and COVID-19


Almost 2,000 complaints against online food delivery services received in FY2020

Number of complaints against online food ordering and delivery services have almost doubled in FY2020 compared to FY2019, figures disclosed by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in Rajya Sabha revealed. Between April 2018 and March 2019, 1,053 complaints were registered with the National Consumer Helpline while 1,955 complaints have already been […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Parliament, Zomato, Rajya Sabha, Online Food Ordering, Swiggy, Parliament Questions, Online Food Delivery, Online Food Aggregators, National Consumer Helpline


Amazon to enter India’s food delivery business: Reports

Amazon is planning to enter India’s food delivery market in the coming weeks, TechCrunch reported. The service could be launched in March and would be available on Amazon’s Prime Now app, according an Economic Times report. The company has been testing the service with a few restaurant partners in Bengaluru in areas such as HSR, […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, India, Zomato, Bengaluru, Swiggy, Economic Times, Online Food Delivery, Online Food Aggregators


Restaurants want clarity on whether Zomato, Swiggy are e-commerce companies

The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) wants the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to clarify whether or not restaurant aggregators such as Zomato and Swiggy are e-commerce companies. “After Press Note 2 [by DIPP] was released, there was a section [of the industry] that said that they are only logistics […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Zomato, Swiggy, NRAI, DPIIT, Online Food Aggregators, National Restaurant Association of India NRAI


Mumbai traffic police issues notice to Swiggy, Zomato, Domino’s over traffic violations by delivery partners: Report

In an attempt to reduce traffic violations by time-strapped delivery partners of food aggregators and restaurants, the Mumbai traffic police have issued notices to Swiggy, Zomato and Domino’s, asking them to stop their delivery partners from committing traffic violations, Mid-Day reported.  The police have reportedly asked the companies to delink the performance of the driver from […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Food Delivery, Zomato, Mumbai, Swiggy, Dominos India, Swiggy Zomato, Mumbai Traffic Police


Equity: Uber sells its Eats business in India, Qonto raises, and Tesla says no

 Good morning, friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Equity’s regular, long-form shows still land each and every Friday, including this entry from just a few days ago. This morning, coming to you early from the frozen tundra of the American East Coast, it’s Tuesday. That’s because yesterday was a holiday in the United States, so we took the day to work a little bit less than usual. But that doesn’t mean we’d skip an episode, ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Uber, India, Tesla, Intel, United States, Zomato, East Coast, Equity, Uber Eats, Zomato Zomato, Equity podcast


Zomato acquires UberEats’ India business

Indian food aggregator Zomato has acquired Uber’s food delivery business in India in an all-stock transaction that would give Uber a 9.99% ownership in Zomato. The development would reportedly value Uber’s stake in Zomato at $300 million, as per CNBC. Zomato claimed that this development makes them the “undisputed market leader”, Uber states that they will […] ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, India, Mergers & Acquisitions, Food Delivery, Zomato, Uber Eats, Online Food Delivery, CNBC Zomato


Ola suspends Foodpanda’s delivery biz, to switch focus to cloud kitchens

Ola has suspended Foodpanda’s delivery business and has laid off 40 employees and 1,500 delivery executives, the company is now switching to in-house brands and cloud kitchens only, per multiple reports (see here and here). Foodpanda was reportedly unable to keep competing with heavyweights Zomato and Naspers-backed Swiggy, both of which have been burning cash, […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Foodpanda, Food Delivery, Zomato, Ola, Naspers, Online Food Delivery


Pune FDA issues notice to 149 restaurants; Rajkot authorities ask Swiggy and Zomato to show FSSA license for ‘transporting’ food: reports

Local authorities in Rajkot and Pune are coming down on food aggregators or on restaurants associated with them. The Pune FDA department has issued warning notices to 149 food establishments that do not have FDA licenses for supplying to food aggregators, per the Hindustan Times. Meanwhile, the... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, India, Fda, Foodpanda, Zomato, Ubereats, Swiggy, Pune, FSSAI, Online Food Delivery, Restaurant Listings, Pune FDA


Updated: Swiggy, Zomato to respond to Uttarakhand’s food dept for serving meat in Haridwar’s restricted areas; our take

20 March: Swiggy and Zomato’s statements to MediaNama said: “At Swiggy we have deep regard for the city we operate in and complete respect for the sentiments of its people. We deeply regret the lapse in delivering non-veg food in the restricted area. We addressed this immediately and... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Government, Regulation, Zomato, Online Food Ordering, Swiggy, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Medianama, Online Food Delivery, Swiggy Zomato


Swiggy, Zomato to respond to Uttarakhand’s food dept for serving meat in Haridwar’s restricted areas; our take

Swiggy and Zomato have been served with notices from the Uttarakhand Food Department’s Food Safety section for delivering meat/non-vegetarian food in some parts of the city where it is restricted, reports the Times of India. According to the report, these notices were served following unspecified... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Government, Regulation, Zomato, Online Food Ordering, Swiggy, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Online Food Delivery, Swiggy Zomato, Uttarakhand Food Department 's Food Safety, Times of India According


NAMA Digest: Developments at Delhivery, Zomato, Paytm, Hotstar and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Funding & investments Softbank has invested $350 million in logistics company Delhivery via its Cayman Islands entity SVF Doorbell (Cayman), reports the Economic Times. Delhivery has issued... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, Investments, Softbank, Netflix, Mergers & Acquisitions, Zomato, Flipkart, UPI


NAMA Digest: Developments at Paytm, Uber, IRCTC, Ola and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Paytm has partnered with the Noida Traffic Police to enable digital challan payments for traffic rule violators. Paytm claims to have processed 2 million transactions in the 5 states it... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Uber, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Policy, Electric Vehicles, Zomato, Airtel, Ola, Paytm, Volte, Digital Payments, IRCTC


NAMA Digest: Developments at Paytm, PhonePe, Zomato, Oyo, Amazon, IndiaTech and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Developments in the digital ecosystem The Telangana Government has launched a digital networking platform called Telangana State GlobalLinker, in partnership with GlobalLinker. This platform... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Ecommerce, Twitter, News, Internet, Government, Walmart, Policy, Electric Vehicles, Bmw, Zomato, Flipkart, Inmobi, Paytm


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Funding and acquisitions Health startup Niramai has raised $6 million in a Series A round led by Dream Incubator, with participation from BEENEXT and others, per a company statement. Reliance... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Video, News, Internet, Investments, Government, Streaming, Ai, Zomato, UPI, Udacity, Reliance Industries


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Industry developments Zomato expects its subscription service Zomato Gold to bring in $20-25 million in revenue by the end of 2019, per the Economic Times. Oyo is in talks to acquire... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, News, Internet, Investments, Drones, Zomato, Ubereats, Grofers, Makemytrip, Swiggy, SilverPush, Oyo, Digital India


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem: Funding and revenues Open, a fintech standards and data startup, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Beenext, Speedinvest and 3one4 Capital. Oyo has raised $100 million from Didi... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Uber, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Zomato, Samsung Pay, UPI, TechCrunch, Open, Amazon Prime Video, Oyo, Shemaroo, Digital Payments


NAMA Digest 4: Developments at Amazon, Swiggy, Uber, Spotify and more

By Trisha Jalan and Sneha Johari Amazon has reduced its seller commissions by 35% for fashion sellers and 50% for some FMCG categories to increase sales from independent sellers, reports the Economic Times. Last week, we reported that over a dozen small sellers had exited or suspended their... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, Uber, Spotify, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Zomato, Opera, Itc, Rivigo, Trai, Swiggy, RBI


Developments in the digital ecosystem today and what some of them mean

A quick lowdown of the developments in the Indian and international tech and digital ecosystem. PhonePe has partnered with Dream11, a fantasy sports platform, to offer direct UPI payments on the latter. * Oyo is 112% more booked out for 14 February 2019, than it was on the same day last year, Oyo... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Internet, Linkedin, Zomato, UPI, Oyo, Digital Payments, Phonepe, ETMONEY, CashFree


NRAI for indirect regulation of online food delivery cos, open to making a pact

The National Restaurant Association of India is opposed to online food delivery platforms having exclusive tie ups, “arm twisting, promoting their own brands, using their own (search) algorithms,” reports Financial Express. The NRAI said that it would like a code of conduct to be implemented to... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Policy, Foodpanda, Zomato, Ubereats, Online Food Ordering, Swiggy, NRAI, FDI In E-Commerce, Restaurant Listings, National Restaurant Association of India


NAMA Digest 3: Developments at WhatsApp, Paytm, BSNL, Grofers and more

Messaging services WhatsApp claimed in a blog post that its business platform ‘WhatsApp Business’ has gathered 5 million partners within a year of its launch. WhatsApp will become available on web & desktop with these features: Quick replies: Ready answers to commonly asked questions, to be... ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber, News, Microsoft, Whatsapp, Netflix, Telecom, Foodpanda, Iot, Zomato, Airtel, Slack, Ola


Naukri and 99Acres drove InfoEdge’s growth in Q3FY19

Internet company Info Edge has reported operational revenues of Rs 281 crore in the quarter ended December 31, 2018, which is an increase of 23.7% YoY from Rs 227 crore in Q3FY18. Revenues have also increased 5.8% over the preceding quarter. The company recorded net profits of Rs 74.3 crore this... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Earnings, Zomato, InfoEdge, 99acres, Jeevansathi, PolicyBazaar, Shiksha, Naukri, Info Edge, Earnings Dec-18


FOMO killer: Developments at Ola, PayU, Netflix, Hike and more

Content Netflix has raised its subscription prices by 13-18% for its 58 million subscribers in the US, reports Associated Press. Its most popular plan will see the biggest hike from $11 to $13. Although Netflix isn’t hiking its prices for the first time, this is the first hike which would... ...
Tags: Travel, Hike, News, Microsoft, US, Artificial Intelligence, Netflix, Associated Press, Content, Zomato, Ola, Paytm, Platforms, Ott, Digital Payments, Online Cab booking


FOMO killer: Developments at Zomato, Hotstar, Uber and more

Real estate Elara Technologies, which owns property sites Housing, Makaan, and PropTiger, has partnered with Amazon Alexa to offer content and news on real estate on the assistant. Content from the sites’ blog sections – called Housing News, PropGuide, and MakaanIQ – will now be... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, Real Estate, News, Internet, Housing, Xiaomi, Food Delivery, Content, Zomato, Ola, App Annie, Swiggy, Amazon Alexa, Online Cab booking


FOMO killer: Developments in December 2018 – Zomato, Oyo, Viu and more

What happened when MediaNama went into hibernation from 22 December to 1 January: Food Zomato has launched Zomaland, a ‘food and entertainment carnival’ in to be held in Delhi (18-20 January), Pune (8-10 February) and Bangalore (1-3 March). Zomaland will have food, music, games and entertainment... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Uber, Fashion, News, Vodafone, Streaming, Content, Zomato, Delhi, Flipkart, Bangalore, Ola, Idea, Oyo, Delhi Metro


Updated: Zomato acquires Lucknow-based drone startup TechEagle

Update on Dec 11: A Zomato spokesperson told MediaNama that a pilot will be conducted in Delhi NCR and eventually scale to other cities where it carries out food delivery. The company did not specify a timeline for this. “We are currently working on devising hub-to-hub delivery networks and... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Drones, Transport, Zomato, Logistics, Delhi, NCR, Online Food Ordering, Lucknow, Aerial unmanned vehicle


Zomato to introduce tamper proof tapes after video of delivery personnel eating an order

Update, 11am: Zomato found that the video was real (well done, Zomato, that was fast!), shot in Madurai, and did indeed involve one of its delivery person who has now been taken off the platform, after having spoken to him, and “understanding that this was a human error in judgment.”... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Zomato, Online Food Ordering, Madurai


Zomato acquires Lucknow-based drone startup TechEagle

Zomato has acquired a Lucknow-based startup which works only on drones, to work on delivery through hybrid multi-rotor drones. The company did not disclose the size of the deal. Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal said that the company is taking steps toward a future when a customer can expect drones to... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Drones, Transport, Zomato, Logistics, Deepinder Goyal, Online Food Ordering, Lucknow, Aerial unmanned vehicle



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