Food delivery platform Swiggy has launched ‘Swiggy Go’ for instant pick-up and drop services in Bengaluru, and has expanded ‘Swiggy Store’ to Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Swiggy Store was launched in February in Gurgaon, it delivers household items like groceries, flowers, and medicines to doorsteps within an hour. Deliveries for Swiggy Go and Swiggy Stores will be made by the company’s food delivery fleet.
Swiggy said it will expand Swiggy Go to over 300 more cities and Swiggy Store to all major metros by 2020.
Swiggy Store will deliver from stores across 10 categories including fruits and vegetables, kiranas and supermarkets, meat stores, and even pharmacies. It will tie-up with 300 merchants in Bengaluru and 200 merchant in Hyderabad for this.
NRAI asked Swiggy to stop providing deep discounts
NRAI had asked Swiggy and other food aggregators such as Zomato, Uber Eats, and Food Panda to stop deep discounting and address other issues, reports LiveMint. The association wrote to aggregators and flagged several issues such as lack of transparency, deep discounting and abuse of dominant position by the food aggregators.