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quick commerce: 2022 Year in Review | Quick commerce returns to reality

There was plenty of exuberance in the quick commerce space at the start of 2022, when Grofers renamed itself Blinkit and began to promise 10-minute delivery, and Mumbai-based Zepto raised multimillion-dollar rounds from prominent investors. Swiggy created a $700-million war chest to take on rivals like Zepto, Blinkit, Ola Dash and Dunzo. BigBasket, the biggest grocery player, which was known for next-day delivery, started a new business called BB Now to compete with these firms. Disruption was in the air. But as the…

Uber and Amazon have some of the poorest working conditions for gig workers in India reveals study- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasDec 28, 2022 11:20:49 ISTSeveral prominent startups in India, including Ola, Uber, Dunzo, PharmEasy and Amazon have some of the worst working conditions for gig workers in India, revealed a report by Fairwork India. The report assessed several prominent businesses and scored them on the basis of how proactively they worked to create fair working conditions for the lowliest of their workers, namely gig economy workers. A study by Fairwork India has revealed that Ola, Uber, Amazon, Dunzo and PharmEasy has

Delivery Firms Step Up Hiring of Gig Workers Ahead of Crucial Festival Season

The shopping season is set to arrive next month, and online delivery firms in the country have begun to speed up hiring of workers for deliveries, according to a report. While the Reserve Bank of India is dealing with the high inflation rate, the unemployment rate in India fell below 7 percent for the first time this year. Companies who do not want to miss out on the shopping season expected in September have increased their workforce ahead of the upcoming holidays.According to a report by Reuters, BigBasket has increased…