Will a possible BigBasket-Grofers merger stave off competition from Amazon?

For-BigBasket-Merger-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-519469680_feOnline grocers BigBasket and Grofers have both rejected a media report of a possible merger. This has not prevented experts from speculating about what could probably be the biggest merger in the e-grocery segment. Such a consolidation would create an entity with a lion’s share of India’s expanding online grocery market, much like the Myntra-Jabong […]

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Softbank-backed Grofers tweaks biz model to take on BigBasket

BigBasket006For on-demand online grocery delivery service provider Grofers, 2016 has been a year of change. The Gurgaon-headquartered startup not only scrapped its app-only model and launched a website; it has also quietly revamped its business strategy and operation processes. Grofers, which earlier operated on a marketplace model, has now shifted to a 70% inventory-led business […]

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Grofers launches desktop website after app-only model

GrofersTiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has launched its desktop website on Thursday. The company just had an app-based model so far. The move comes at a time when the Gurgaon-based startup is struggling with margins and unit economics. “Launching Grofers website on desktop – Grofers.com. Best offers, wide assortment & home […]

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Grofers lays off staff, revokes campus offers

layoffTiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers has let go some employees and revoked campus job offers as part of a restructuring of operations, indicating the growing pains Indian startups are facing as the funding crunch deepens. “In the past couple of months, we have been making some necessary strategic changes within the company. The changes […]

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Only top five hyperlocal grocery startups to survive: Grofers’s Albinder Dhindsa

Consolidation in the hyperlocal grocery delivering space will happen in the next six months and only the top five players will survive, says Albinder Dhindsa, co-founder and CEO, Grofers. “I think consolidation will happen in the next six months. We can’t expect 10 players in every space will survive. Top two or three players will […]

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Only top five hyperlocal grocery startups to survive: Grofers’s Albinder Dhindsa

Consolidation in the hyperlocal grocery delivering space will happen in the next six months and only the top five players will survive, says Albinder Dhindsa, co-founder and CEO, Grofers. “I think consolidation will happen in the next six months. We can’t expect 10 players in every space will survive. Top two or three players will […]

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