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How Grofers is gearing up to survive against Amazon, BigBasket

November 11, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How Grofers is gearing up to survive against Amazon, BigBasket | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

With an aim to drive profitability and reduce cash burn, Softbank-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers is betting big on next day shipments as it passes on the express delivery responsibility to the partner merchants…READ MORE

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Can on-demand grocery startups change the fate of farmers in India?

November 10, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Can on-demand grocery startups change the fate of farmers in India? | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

By connecting farmers to consumers, BigBasket is complementing Karnataka’s programme to promote organic farming…READ MORE

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Shah Rukh Khan can’t make people buy: Bigbasket CEO Hari Menon

November 2, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Shah Rukh Khan can’t make people buy: Bigbasket CEO Hari Menon | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Bigbasket founder and CEO Hari Menon on why he chose to enter the online grocery business, hyperlocal delivery and the challenges ahead…READ MORE

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Big Basket to strengthen private brands: Hari Menon

September 16, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Big Basket to strengthen private brands: Hari Menon | FOOD & GROCERY | , , , ,

On the back of hyperlocal online grocery stores such as Peppertap and Localbanya shutting down or scaling down operations, four-and-half-a-year old Big Basket, has begun deliveries to hotel, restaurant and catering segment. Hari Menon, CEO, speaks to TOI on breaking even, deepening the reach in existing cities, expanding its customer base and strengthening their private brands’ portfolio…

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Hari Menon would love to sing when out of BigBasket

August 17, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Hari Menon would love to sing when out of BigBasket | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

The man who gave India one of its earliest online grocery stores is a passionate singer and even plays the guitar. Having steered BigBasket to among the top players in the segment, he is now dreaming of turning this childhood hobby into a retirement plan…READ MORE

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E-grocer BigBasket starts selling to kiranas, hotels

August 12, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on E-grocer BigBasket starts selling to kiranas, hotels | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Online grocer BigBasket has entered the business to business (B2B) space and has started selling its products to kirana stores, hotels and restaurants. The company presently has 1,000 kirana stores on board, apart from various hotels and restaurants across the country…READ MORE

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BigBasket will invest Rs 90 cr to recruit more farmers to its network

July 12, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on BigBasket will invest Rs 90 cr to recruit more farmers to its network | FOOD & GROCERY, Newsletter | , , ,

BigBasket plans to invest up to Rs 90 crore to recruit hundreds more farmers to its network, beefing up its supply chain ahead of a potential entry of deep-pocketed global corporations including Walmart and Amazon into India’s online grocery market…READ MORE

 

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Bigbasket’s direct sourcing of fruits & veggies from farmers raises margins

July 6, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Bigbasket’s direct sourcing of fruits & veggies from farmers raises margins | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Online grocery firm Bigbasket is now sourcing 60% of its fruits and vegetables requirement directly from farmers under a programme called Farmer Connect…READ MORE

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