Uber to launch food delivery app UberEATS in India

Posted on:25 Jan 2017 09:34:48
Uber to launch food delivery app UberEATS in India
25 January 2017 Current Affairs: Uber is soon going to launch its on-demand food delivery app UberEATS in India. 

UberEATS was launched as a delivery pilot in Los Angeles in 2014. Since then, it has expanded to 58 cities. the service also exists in Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Taipei. 

Uber is currently looking to set up a network of restaurants, restaurant partners and delivery partners in India, before the service goes live. 

The app is standalone and does not have to do with Uber's cab hailing service. In cities where it operates, UberEATS offers a few daily dishes that promise quick delivery in a given area. 

The company is looking at the "perfect pairing of amazing restaurant partners, our technology, and the Uber delivery network" in India. 

Uber's India rival Ola had started an in-app food delivery service called Ola Café in April 2015, but shut down a year later because of tough competition from standalone food delivery apps. 

Food delivery is a competitive space in India, and as the market in India picks up with foodies and restaurateurs getting used to it, retaining clients has emerged as a major challenge. 
Uber is soon going to launch its on-demand food delivery app UberEATS in India. 

UberEATS was launched as a delivery pilot in Los Angeles in 2014. Since then, it has expanded to 58 cities. the service also exists in Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Taipei. 

Uber is currently looking to set up a network of restaurants, restaurant partners and delivery partners in India, before the service goes live. 

The app is standalone and does not have to do with Uber's cab hailing service. In cities where it operates, UberEATS offers a few daily dishes that promise quick delivery in a given area. 

The company is looking at the "perfect pairing of amazing restaurant partners, our technology, and the Uber delivery network" in India. 

Uber's India rival Ola had started an in-app food delivery service called Ola Café in April 2015, but shut down a year later because of tough competition from standalone food delivery apps. 

Food delivery is a competitive space in India, and as the market in India picks up with foodies and restaurateurs getting used to it, retaining clients has emerged as a major challenge. 

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