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Swiggy to expand presence to 600 cities, 200 universities in 2019

Since its inception five years ago, the company has received an overwhelming response from tier 3 and 4 cities, allowing it to successfully penetrate even the smallest markets across the country, it added.

'Swiggy Go': New pick up and drop service launched in Bengaluru

Swiggy Go is an instant pick up and drop service to send packages anywhere in the city. Like Swiggy Stores, Swiggy Go will be part of the app, the company said in a statement.

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To swell its numbers and valuation, Zomato made restaurants pay bill; standoff deepens

Zomato admits to mistakes, but blames ‘bargain-hunters’ for impasse. The number of Zomato Gold users has increased to over 13 lakh, leading to restaurants running businesses with “deep discounting”.

Chennai restaurant chain, club join hands to feed city's food delivery agents

Feed the Feeders is a project that aims to provide meals for free to food delivery agents while they wait outside restaurants to pick up food orders of customers across the city.

Swiggy co-founder, filmmaker among 19 to receive IIT-Kharagpur award

Among others who have made it to the list are Akanksha Swarnim, the founder of Delhi-NCR chapter of NGO UPAY, and filmmaker Samarth Mahajan, whose debut film 'The Unreserved' has won acclaim in national and international forums

E-pharmacies claim in Delhi HC they are like Swiggy, only deliver drugs

The e-pharmacies told a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar that just like Swiggy does not require a restaurant license to deliver food, they do not require any license to deliver medicines to customers who purchase drugs online.

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Meet Jenifar Russel, a Swiggy delivery executive contesting Lok Sabha elections from Bangalore Central

Jenifar J. Russel, a 38-year-old, reveals that his job as a food delivery executive has helped him connect with the city better. "Earlier I used to switch on the AC in my car and go to work. Now I'm aware of the pollution levels, potholes on road, traffic problems, parking issues, and foul smell arising from garbage dumping areas. Travelling on a two-wheeler gives me the real feel of the city," he says. 

Amid IPL fever, food delivery platforms look to maximise customer acquisition

According to data sourced from Redseer Consulting, a Bengaluru-based consultancy firm, daily average order volumes on platforms such as Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda and UberEats, Faasos, Curefit, etc has surged 20 per cent during the ongoing IPL season, compared with the pre-tournament duration.

Swiggy apprehensive of onboarding investors with stake in Uber, its entities

According to information sourced from business intelligence firm paper.vc and Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the board of Swiggy has amended its internal byelaws to prevent onboarding investors with stake in Uber or any of its entities.

Uber to sell its food delivery business to Swiggy? 

Uber’s pull-back from food delivery in India, follows retreats from its ride-hailing business in China, Russia and, most recently, Southeast Asia, as the SoftBank-backed company prepares for a high-profile public offering later this year.

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