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Reuters reveals Delivery race among Indian grocery startups brings road safety risks

Reuters detailed how Indian grocery startups are luring tech-savvy customers with the promise of deliveries within 10 minutes, sparking a boom in “quick commerce” but heating up concerns about road safety as bike riders scramble to meet tight deadlines. Their mission: pack groceries within a few minutes at so-called dark stores (small warehouses in densely populated neighborhood buildings) and send bike riders to nearby locations with about seven minutes to spare.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Business & FinanceEquitiesRetail & Consumer Goods
Regions: Asia
Countries: India
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
A bird flies over a hoarding featuring an advertisement of the SoftBank-funded Blinkit, an Indian company which is offering 10 minute deliveries for groceries, in New Delhi, India, January 20, 2022. Picture taken on January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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