Amazon to foray into food delivery space with Prime Now

Amazon India has long been eyeing the food delivery business in India. As per market reports, the e-commerce giant’s Prime membership plan had logged more than 10 million users in the country in 2018 and Amazon is confident that the addition of a food delivery segment to its Prime offering will not only bring in more daily users but also boost the number of transactions. People aware of the company’s plans told The Times of India that Prime Now, Amazon’s two-hour grocery delivery platform, could be the primary vehicle for…

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How EatFirst is creating the first ‘online-only’ food brand to disrupt the food delivery sector

EatFirst has not given itself an easy ride. It is playing in a market saturated with competitors, where Deliveroo, UberEats and Just Eat all vie for consumers’ attention and spend. However, EatFirst’s founder Rahul Parekh insists that its business is “the natural next step” for the online food industry and points to the retail sector for proof. “In the last five years, there has been a huge emergence of online-only fashion brands. I started the business two years ago and saw the same pattern emerging in food. There is massive…

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Confirmed! Freedom 251 smartphone delivery to now start from Thursday

New Delhi: The delivery of the world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than USD 4) will finally begin from July 7,  as per media reports. Noida-based Ringing Bells is also gearing up to launch HD LED television which it claims will be another price revolution in the electronics segment. While the pricing of HD LED television was not disclosed, the company said it will be “another price revolution in the Indian consumer electronics”. The company has claimed to have started shipping Freedom 251 mobile phone to customers, who registered…

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