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Swiggy Sets New Record, Receives 9,500 Orders Per Minute

Online food delivery platform Swiggy thanked its customers after it received 9,500 orders per minute, breaking the last record of 5,500 food orders per minute. The company made the record on new year's eve, on December 31. ''OPM reaches most 9,500 level by early dinner itself, which is almost 1.7x of last year's peak,'' said Swiggy. Reportedly, it shaw the jump of 80% in the number of new users. 

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 08:19 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Swiggy, recorD, Order Per Minute, New Year, Food Delivery

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Narendra Modi, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Mamata Banerjee

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Bengali Actor Trolled For Tagging PM Modi In Complaints About Swiggy

Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee turned to Twitter to publicly express his worries regarding food delivery applications on November 6. He penned an open letter and uploaded it on his Twitter account, complaining about a delay in one of his Swiggy orders. In the letter, he mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. His complaint was severely harassed by Twitter users, who mocked his problems.

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 06:36 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Twitter, prosenjit chatterjee, Food Delivery, Swiggy, Prime Minister

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Flirtey Drone.

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US Airline Attempts To Enter Food & Meds Delivery Business: Mesa Air Group

Mesa Air Group Inc. is looking to enter the drone food delivery business with the purchase of four pilotless aircrafts from startup "Flirtey". The Phoenix- based regional carrier, has an option to buy 500 additional drones. The deal marks the first time a U.S. airline has attempted to break into the delivery business, and appealed to restaurants, pharmacies, and retailers as a potentially faster, cheaper way to deliver small parcels.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 09:01 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Drones, United States, Food Delivery, delivery by drones

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Zomato Launches Pro Plus Offering 'Unlimited Free Deliveries'

Zomato has launched the Zomato Pro Plus membership on August 2, which includes benefits like no surge fee, no distance fee, the facilities of the exiting pro membership, and ''unlimited free deliveries''. Sharing the news, the company's CEO, Deepinder Goyal tweeted “So in a few hours, we are launching our Limited Edition 'Pro Plus' membership for select customers.” However, regular customers can buy the membership using the app. 

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 08:18 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: ZOMATO, Pro Plus Membership, Food Delivery, Free Delivery

Courtesy: India Today

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Zomato Lists For IPO Of Rs 8,250 Cr As It Logs Double Growth In 2020

Food delivery service giant Zomato is set to go public as its rapid growth has propelled it to file for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth Rs 8,250 crore. Currently having a $5.4-billion market value, Zomato's year-on-year revenue growth for FY2020 clocked double to around Rs 2,960 crore. Zomato has also renamed itself as Zomato Ltd. as a part of preparation to become a public limited company. 

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 06:56 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Food Delivery, ZOMATO, IPO, Zomato Ltd

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Zomato Introduces COVID Emergency Food Feature

Zomato on April 22 introduced a new feature that will now tag certain orders as 'COVID emergencies' and will give them priority in delivery. Besides being free of cost, the new feature will ensure contactless food delivery and provide dedicated customer support for such orders. The company said that it would be like a food ambulance service and has urged its users to not to misuse the feature.

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 09:05 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: ZOMATO, New feature, Food Delivery, Coronavirus

Courtesy: News18

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Mumbai: Restaurants Allowed To Deliver Food After 11 PM on Dec 31

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on December 31 allowed the hotels and restaurants of Mumbai to remain open even after 11 PM. However, they can remain opened only till 1.30 AM and, above all, they can take orders only for home deliveries after 11 PM. Moreover, the BMC directed that the COVID-19 protocol should be adhered in its entirety. Reportedly, around 30,000 police personnel and several drones have been deployed for the purpose.… read-more

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 01:35 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BMC, Mumbai, New Year, Hotels, Food Delivery

Courtesy: Zee News

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Swiggy Stops Delivery of Grocery And Essentials In About 100 Cities

Online food delivery app Swiggy has shut its groceries, fruits, vegetables and other vital delivery facilities from about 100 cities, on its mobile application. The service rolled out during the COVID lockdown was curtailed after the restrictions were withdrawn. While it de-listed the stores from its app, it will continue its dark stores operation under Insta-mart brand. However people can still order groceries and other items through the… read-more

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 10:30 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Swiggy, Grocery Delivery, Lockdown, Swiggy Genie, Food Delivery

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Swiggy To Deliver Foods From Street Vendors Through PM SVANIDHI Scheme

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with online food delivery app, Swiggy, to deliver foods from street vendors under PM SVANIDHI scheme. The initiative will help thousands of vendors to develop their businesses in these trying times of the pandemic while adhering to the physical distancing norms. Reportedly, in the initial stage, Swiggy will run the programme for 250 vendors across five cities… read-more

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 07:31 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, Swiggy, Food Delivery, Street Vendors

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