Articles about Zomato

A restaurant aggregator and food delivery company, Zomato has been in the news a lot recently. Founded in 2008, this Indian start-up operates in more than 10,000 cities in 24 countries. It provides information and details about menus and user-reviews of restaurants, and also food delivery options from partner restaurants. Off late, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Zomato had started delivering groceries under the name of Zomato Market. And after two months, sources said that this “is not working out for them.” There has been no official verification though. Zomato also is into alcohol delivery in Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, along with its competitor, Swiggy. Further, Zomato, in May, had laid-off 13% of its workforce, which was confirmed by Deepinder Goyal (Founder and CEO).

Earth Day 2022: Zomato announces 100% plastic neutral deliveries

22 Apr 2022

Business
Earth Day 2022: Zomato announces 100% plastic neutral deliveries

As an Earth Day preset, food delivery platform Zomato announced 100% plastic neutral deliveries from this month onward. The company has also set a target of delivering more than 10 crore orders in sustainable packaging.

Zomato to deliver food in just 10 minutes: Here's how

22 Mar 2022

Business
Zomato to deliver food in just 10 minutes: Here's how

Zomato founder-CEO Deepinder Goyal on Monday announced the company will launch a 10-minute delivery service called Zomato Instant in India soon.

Salil Tripathi death: How COVID-19 ruined this ex-restaurant manager's life

11 Jan 2022

India
Salil Tripathi death: How COVID-19 ruined this ex-restaurant manager's life

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 36-year-old Salil Tripathi was a Delhi-based restaurant manager, earning comfortable pay to support his wife and son.

Zomato, Swiggy orders may get more expensive from next year

31 Dec 2021

Business
Zomato, Swiggy orders may get more expensive from next year

Food delivery services like Swiggy and Zomato will be required to collect and pay goods and service tax (GST) on behalf of all eateries on their platforms starting January 1, 2022.

Gig workers threaten large protest over better pay, benefits

17 Dec 2021

Business
Gig workers threaten large protest over better pay, benefits

Gig workers in India have threatened large protests over their demands for better pay and benefits.

Zomato reinstates terminated agent after Twitter storm over Hindi imposition

19 Oct 2021

India
Zomato reinstates terminated agent after Twitter storm over Hindi imposition

Food delivery platform Zomato has reinstated a customer support agent after she was terminated over a Hindi imposition row on social media.

Swiggy, Zomato will now collect GST. Does it affect you?

18 Sep 2021

Business
Swiggy, Zomato will now collect GST. Does it affect you?

Food delivery platforms like Swiggy and Zomato will collect 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) from customers instead of the restaurants they pick up orders from, the GST Council decided in a meeting on Friday.

Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta quits to start 'a new chapter'

14 Sep 2021

Business
Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta quits to start 'a new chapter'

Gaurav Gupta, the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of homegrown food-delivery platform Zomato, has announced his decision to quit the company.

'Tone-deaf': Zomato's ad campaign receives flak, food aggregator issues statement

31 Aug 2021

Entertainment
'Tone-deaf': Zomato's ad campaign receives flak, food aggregator issues statement

At a time when the buzz around the exploitation of gig workers, especially food delivery staff, is raging on the internet, Zomato decided to honor its delivery executives with a star-studded advertisement campaign, Har customer hai star.

Zomato makes stellar stock market debut; lists at 53% premium

23 Jul 2021

Business
Zomato makes stellar stock market debut; lists at 53% premium

Shares of food delivery giant Zomato Friday made a stellar debut on stock markets as the company created history by becoming the first Indian unicorn to go public.

Zomato's IPO opens for subscription: Should you invest?

14 Jul 2021

Business
Zomato's IPO opens for subscription: Should you invest?

Indian restaurant aggregator and food delivery service Zomato is set to launch its Rs. 9,375 crore initial public offering (IPO) today (July 14). Shares from the company's IPO are expected to be in the price range of Rs. 72 to Rs. 76 each.

Swiggy kickstarts mega vaccination drive for two lakh delivery partners

21 May 2021

Business
Swiggy kickstarts mega vaccination drive for two lakh delivery partners

Days after food delivery platform Swiggy announced its plans to vaccinate its two lakh delivery partners against COVID-19, it claims to have commenced the vaccination drive on Thursday.

NewsBytes Briefing: Intel should be worried of Apple, and more

29 Apr 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Intel should be worried of Apple, and more

Even as Apple's new iOS 14.5 wreaks havoc on Facebook's and Google's advertising business model, its custom-designed processors have not only displaced Intel's offerings, but their performance and efficiency threatens the x86 rivals.

Key takeaways from Zomato's Rs. 8,250 crore-worth IPO

28 Apr 2021

Business
Key takeaways from Zomato's Rs. 8,250 crore-worth IPO

Food delivery platform Zomato Ltd filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), heralding its Initial Public Offering (IPO) amounting to Rs. 8,250 crore.

Zomato fiasco: Bengaluru-based influencer booked for assaulting delivery man

16 Mar 2021

India
Zomato fiasco: Bengaluru-based influencer booked for assaulting delivery man

An FIR has been filed against Bengaluru-based software engineer and beauty influencer, Hitesha Chandranee, for assaulting Zomato's employee Kamaraj.

Parineeti Chopra tweets to Zomato about the viral Bengaluru case

14 Mar 2021

Entertainment
Parineeti Chopra tweets to Zomato about the viral Bengaluru case

The incident from Bengaluru, where allegedly a woman was hit and left bleeding by a Zomato food delivery executive, has left the public divided.

Covering expenses of Bengaluru-woman, delivery man, says Zomato after fiasco

12 Mar 2021

India
Covering expenses of Bengaluru-woman, delivery man, says Zomato after fiasco

Deepinder Goyal, the founder of the food-ordering app Zomato, on Friday, spoke about the incident involving a customer and a delivery man.

Zomato's delivery person, who punched woman, arrested; company assures support

11 Mar 2021

India
Zomato's delivery person, who punched woman, arrested; company assures support

The delivery man, who was accused of punching a beauty influencer in Bengaluru, has been arrested, Bengaluru DCP (South East) Joshi Srinath said, ANI reported on Thursday.

Zomato's delivery person punches woman, horrifying visuals surface

10 Mar 2021

India
Zomato's delivery person punches woman, horrifying visuals surface

On Wednesday, a gut-wrenching video surfaced on social media, wherein a Bengaluru-based beauty influencer, Hitesha Chandranee, accused a Zomato delivery person of physically abusing her.

Ahead of its IPO next year, Zomato raises $660 million

19 Dec 2020

Business
Ahead of its IPO next year, Zomato raises $660 million

Zomato has raised $660 million as part of its primary financing round, giving the Gurugram-based food tech unicorn a valuation of $3.9 billion, the company's founder and CEO, Deepinder Goyal, said on Twitter.

Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

19 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

Food delivery giant Zomato has landed into a controversy after actress Swara Bhasker asked the company to pull down its ads from Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

01 Oct 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

Last night, Google held its Launch night event and showcased a bunch of new devices, including 5G-capable Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a, a new Chromecast dongle with mic-integrated remote, and redesigned, more powerful Nest Audio speakers.

Zomato raises Rs. 760 crore from Tiger Global: Details here

10 Sep 2020

Business
Zomato raises Rs. 760 crore from Tiger Global: Details here

In a major step forward, Zomato has raised Rs. 760 crore ($102 million) in funding from US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management.

LinkedIn lays off 960 employees, due to COVID-19 pandemic

21 Jul 2020

Business
LinkedIn lays off 960 employees, due to COVID-19 pandemic

Microsoft-owned professional network LinkedIn has announced that it will be laying off about 960 employees, or 6% of its workforce, around the world.

Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products

09 Jul 2020

Business
Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products

Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

02 Jul 2020

Business
Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Business
Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

08 Jun 2020

Business
Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

As part of an effort to cut down costs and focus solely on growth points, Swiggy is shutting down Scootsy, its premium food delivery service in Mumbai.

Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

04 Jun 2020

Business
Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.

Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

01 Jun 2020

Business
Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

Days after laying off hundreds of its employees, food tech giant Zomato has launched a public database/directory to help outplace those workers.

BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees

28 May 2020

Business
BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees

In another big blow stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19, BookMyShow has laid off and furloughed over 18% of its workforce.

Now, Amazon will deliver food to your home: Details here

21 May 2020

Business
Now, Amazon will deliver food to your home: Details here

Amazon is now venturing into the food delivery vertical.

Swiggy, Zomato launch alcohol delivery in Jharkhand: Details here

21 May 2020

Business
Swiggy, Zomato launch alcohol delivery in Jharkhand: Details here

Zomato and Swiggy have finally started home delivery of alcohol.

Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews

21 May 2020

Business
Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews

In a bid to improve its restaurant discovery experience, food-tech giant Zomato is updating its app with some small but useful changes.

Ola lays off 1,400 employees due to COVID-19 pandemic

20 May 2020

Business
Ola lays off 1,400 employees due to COVID-19 pandemic

Following the footsteps of Uber, Zomato, and Swiggy, ride-hailing giant Ola has also announced the plan to conduct a mass lay-off, affecting around 1,400 of its employees.

Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees

18 May 2020

Business
Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees

The economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to hit salaried employees, in a way no one could have imagined a few months ago.

Amid COVID-19, Zomato decides to fire 13% of its workforce

15 May 2020

Business
Amid COVID-19, Zomato decides to fire 13% of its workforce

The economic fallout of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has started trickling down to salaried employees.

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

08 May 2020

India
Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.

After groceries, Zomato eyes home delivery of alcohol: Details here

07 May 2020

Business
After groceries, Zomato eyes home delivery of alcohol: Details here

When restaurants across the country were closed due to COVID-19 lockdown and people refrained from ordering cooked meals, food-tech giant Zomato was quick to enable home delivery of groceries and daily essentials.

Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales

02 May 2020

India
Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales

Last evening, Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the nationwide lockdown has been extended for two weeks from May 4, but it gave relaxations in various sectors.

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