Mumbai, May 26, 2020: Reliance online grocery service JioMart launched its delivery services in nearly 200 cities of India.
The delivery services of Jiomart was initially launched in Mumbai after receiving big funding from Facebook and four other investors.
But as we have checked the website the service is not fully operated, most of the products are out of order.
JioMart will use Facebook-owned Whatsapp to make the online retail experience accessible to many more Indians and towns for daily needs order.
“Never waste a crisis, they say!” tweeted Damodar Mall, chief executive of grocery retail at the company. “A wise colleague mentioned today, ‘Alibaba also flourished starting from the SARS crisis,'” he added.
Now JioMart is the only active delivery service in Indian small cities like Udupi, Thane, Kapurthala, Guna, Sagar & Bhiwadi in Rajasthan, etc.
JioMart promised delivery within two days and most orders delivered in less than the scheduled time.
Jiomart is going to compete against biggies like BigBasket, Amazon & Flipkart in grocery space.
In terms of choice of essentials, most platforms are offering a select range of packaged products and have limited or no fruits and vegetable options.
Overall JioMart offers delivery in nearly 200 locations, while Amazon pantry is live in around 100 cities.
Bigbasket is available in nearly 30 cities. Flipkart is offering its Flipkart Supermart service in 26 select cities through a tie up with Vishal Mega Mart stores.
Jiomart said they are offering better pricing and 5 percent less on MRP of packaged products.