Food delivery

Delivery apps face shortage of gig workers  

The reasons being attributed to the shortage are many, including rising fuel prices, inability to keep up with shorter delivery time demands and lack of regular work.

published on : 16th May 2022

Swiggy acquires restaurant tech platform Dineout for $200 million

Food delivery giant Swiggy on Friday said it has signed an agreement with Times Internet to acquire Dineout, a popular dining out and restaurant tech platform.

published on : 14th May 2022

Food delivery agents feel pinch of fuel price hike 

 Food delivery people’s earnings have taken a hit with the sharp increase in fuel prices across the nation.

published on : 17th April 2022

Zomato to roll out new food quality policy

Reportedly, National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) is drafting a letter to Zomato to bring changes in the policy. NRAI in a statement said,

published on : 16th April 2022

Food delivery to be hit as partners log off till Sunday

The new system threatens to affect the earnings of FDPs as it changes from peak to non-peak hours.

published on : 16th April 2022

Hit by fuel price, food delivery agents want charges to go up

With the price of petrol touching a new high of  Rs 111.30 in the city, such workers who mostly use two-wheelers for food delivery worry that the continual rise in fuel rate would reduce income.

published on : 10th April 2022

Online food delivery platform Zomato Instant to offer omlette, maggi in 10 minutes

Goyal took to Twitter and explained about the 10-minute delivery after receiving backlash from social media users who were questioning the safety of delivery partners.

published on : 23rd March 2022

After $150 million loan to Blinkit, Zomato now launches 10-minute food delivery offering

And here we are with Zomato Instant,” said Deepinder Goyal, co-founder and CEO of Zomato. Customers are increasingly demanding quicker answers to their needs.

published on : 22nd March 2022

New tax provisions for food delivery ecosystem

This change will impact all the stakeholders of this sector, including restaurants, food delivery apps, and consumers.

published on : 11th March 2022

Illegal combo: Online food delivery staffer peddles drug, held

Excise sleuths on Thursday arrested an online food delivery staffer who peddled drugs and seized one gram of MDMA from his possession near Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here.

published on : 11th March 2022

Palakkad native R Shalini delivers food with daughter in tow after losing job during COVID

With no one at home and her native place being Thiruvananthapuram, her nine-year-old daughter Shishira, tows with her on the backseat of her delivery vehicle.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Food Help Chennai brings directory of home-cooked meals

The list, called Food Help Chennai, released on January 13, collates the data of over 100 home chefs and catering services that can deliver home-cooked meals to those unable to run the kitchen. 

published on : 19th January 2022

Back to delivery mode: No dine-in rule gives another jolt to restaurants’ biz

QSR chain Biryani Blues, which has 38 outlets in Delhi NCR, will have a pressure of 10-12% on its bottomline, according to its founder Raymond Andrews.

published on : 15th January 2022

More food delivery personnel turning up for work during Sunday lockdown eases load

Delivery personnel says there are no sharp rise in individual deliveries during the lockdown on Sunday.

published on : 10th January 2022

Food aggregators to collect five per cent GST from January 1

Cab aggregators like Uber and Ola will have to collect 5 per cent Goods and Services Tax for booking 2 and 3 wheeler vehicles effective January 1.

published on : 1st January 2022
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