Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Mysuru, Allahabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Tirupati are among the cities.
On Tuesday, Bangalore-based e-tailer Flipkart expanded its grocery services to more than 50 cities across the country to ensure quick delivery and a seamless shopping experience.
“The expansion has brought Flipkart's grocery service to users in metro cities like Kolkata, Pune and Ahmedabad. We have also expanded to other areas including Mysuru, Kanpur, Warangal, Allahabad, Aligarh, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Rajkot, Vadodara, Vellore, Tirupati and Daman, through a satellite-expansion market model, ”the company said.
According to Flipkart, the epidemic has led millions of people to e-commerce for convenience and this has led to a rapid increase in consumer demand for e-grocery, not only in metros but also in Tier 2 cities and beyond.
Manish Kumar, Senior Vice President – Grocery, General Merchandise and Furniture, Flipkart said, “Grocery is one of the fastest growing categories with an increase in demand for quality food and home supplies for users. We have tier in the last one year 2 cities have seen an increase in demand for groceries, increasing the preference for contactless shopping by customers from the comfort of their own homes. This is a trend that we feel will continue and e-grocery space in India Will set the course. “