Highlights

  • JioMart users got WhatsApp shopping invites with a 90-second tutorial
  • Delivery on WhatsApp delivery for JioMart is free and there is no minimum order value

Latest news

Protesters gather outside 10 Downing Street, demand Boris Johnson's resignation

Protesters gather outside 10 Downing Street, demand Boris Johnson's resignation

Allu Arjun in an ardent plant-lover, here’s proof

Allu Arjun in an ardent plant-lover, here’s proof

Relief from burning high prices, edible oil prices to get cheaper

Relief from burning high prices, edible oil prices to get cheaper

Shehnaaz Gill leaves fans emotional as she sings 'Kaun Tujhe' from 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story'

Shehnaaz Gill leaves fans emotional as she sings 'Kaun Tujhe' from 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story'

'Koffee With Karan 7': Alia Bhatt opens up about the quirks of adapting to the Kapoor family

'Koffee With Karan 7': Alia Bhatt opens up about the quirks of adapting to the Kapoor family

You can now order groceries via Whatsapp, Ambani faces-off with Amazon, Flipkart

WhatsApp has over 530 million users in the country (which is Meta’s biggest overseas base) and Jio has more than 425 million subscribers.

Fastest fingers first! That's the new mantra as billionaire Mukesh Ambani has turned to WhatsApp to take on Amazon and Flipkart in the grocery delivery business. JioMart users got WhatsApp shopping invites with a 90-second tutorial and catalog as per reports.

Also read/watch: Amazon India chief summoned by ED as the battle with Biyani's Future Group worsens

How will it work?

Bloomberg reports that delivery is free and there’s no minimum order value. Among the daily essentials on offer are fruits, vegetables, cereal, toothpaste and cooking staples like paneer cottage cheese and chickpea flour. Customers can fill their shopping baskets within the app and pay either via JioMart or in cash when receiving their order

The Mega Numbers

WhatsApp has over 530 million users in the country (which is Meta’s biggest overseas base) and Jio has more than 425 million subscribers.

Bagging the opportunity

Food and groceries are estimated to account for over half of the nation’s retail spending, which is projected to reach as high as $1.3 trillion by 2025.

Up Next

You can now order groceries via Whatsapp, Ambani faces-off with Amazon, Flipkart

You can now order groceries via Whatsapp, Ambani faces-off with Amazon, Flipkart

Top 5 'fat-finger' trades that rocked global markets

Top 5 'fat-finger' trades that rocked global markets

Explained: What is a fat finger trade and how it can make you lose crores!

Explained: What is a fat finger trade and how it can make you lose crores!

SDF Explained: It matters for your savings and FD rates

SDF Explained: It matters for your savings and FD rates

Business Briefs: Maruti's Brezza launch to hot news in a cup from Reliance

Business Briefs: Maruti's Brezza launch to hot news in a cup from Reliance

US markets see sharp cuts, bear market loses its bounce

US markets see sharp cuts, bear market loses its bounce

More videos

Market moves & cues: Trading day ahead

Market moves & cues: Trading day ahead

Explained: Falling global markets and what is the new 'GST' fear

Explained: Falling global markets and what is the new 'GST' fear

US markets collapse, Dow sinks 700 points to year low

US markets collapse, Dow sinks 700 points to year low

Watch Fed Chief Powell get quizzed! Can rate hikes really reduce inflation?

Watch Fed Chief Powell get quizzed! Can rate hikes really reduce inflation?

What the Fed! US Markets rebound despite massive rate hike weak growth outlook

What the Fed! US Markets rebound despite massive rate hike weak growth outlook

Fed decision day: Here is what to expect from the Federal Reserve Chair Powell

Fed decision day: Here is what to expect from the Federal Reserve Chair Powell

Market carnage: US markets in a free fall as Fed begins 2-day meet

Market carnage: US markets in a free fall as Fed begins 2-day meet

Currency collapse: Rupee sinks to record low, Yen slumps to 28-year low

Currency collapse: Rupee sinks to record low, Yen slumps to 28-year low

Explained: Recession risks and why should we care about an inverted yield curve

Explained: Recession risks and why should we care about an inverted yield curve

Markets crash: Prices, Putin and Pandemic - the 3 pronged pain for stocks

Markets crash: Prices, Putin and Pandemic - the 3 pronged pain for stocks

Editorji Technologies Pvt. Ltd. © 2022 All Rights Reserved.