Amazon has infused Rs 10.5 crore in its Indian food retail arm Amazon Retail India, reports The Economic Times. The publication found about the development in company's filings with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). Amazon offers groceries via two platforms, Prime Now and Amazon Pantry. Amazon Retail India is a vendor for grocery items listed on both the platforms. Amazon Pantry lists mostly non-perishable items and follows its marketplace model. Prime Now stocks the items in fulfilment centres, and hence offers faster delivery. Prime Now is a separate mobile app. It is currently available in Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi and Hyderabad, while Pantry has a presence in 34 cities. Timeline of events in Amazon's grocery offering March 2015: The company had started grocery delivery service called KiranaNow, starting from Bangalore. July 2017: The company received government of India’s approval to invest $500 million in the food retail segment. The…
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