Coronavirus Lockdown: After Zomato, Swiggy sacks 1,100 employees as pandemic continues to hurt business
Joining arch rival Zomato, food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday announced to lay off 1,100 employees, nearly 14 per cent of its workforce, spanning across grades and functions in the cities and head office over the next few days as Covid-19 continues to hurt its business across verticals, IANS reported
The Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (AHAR) held a meet with Zomato officials at their office where they raised several issues with food aggregators from licensing to the listing of unethical run illegal kitchens, deep discounting for Zomato gold on delivery, to high commission rates
Food delivery platform Zomato, which reportedly is facing delivery executives' protest in Mumbai and Bengaluru, on Tuesday said it is working to "resume" services in the affected areas
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Food delivery platform Swiggy expands services in eight new cities, partners with over 1,200 restaurants
The new cities are Dehradun, Puducherry, Mysore, Vijayawada, Nashik, Guwahati, Kanpur and Ludhiana, Swiggy said in a statement.
Swiggy acquires on-demand delivery rival Scootsy for around Rs 50 cr; deal to strengthen curated restaurant footprint
With this acquisition, Swiggy will further strengthen Scootsy's curated restaurant network and help the brand expand to newer cities on the back of its operational excellence and back-end strength, Swiggy said in a statement.
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