Amazon India, an e-commerce giant, headquartered in Seattle, has denied to shut down the Prime Now grocery delivery app, cited your story. The announcement, from the global leading company, comes after the reports emerged that the Amazon India was planning to close its grocery delivery app Prime Now. “Prime Now, available to customers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, and Mumbai, is currently the fastest growing channel with the highest customer shopping frequency. (Fake Amazon Website)
We continue to be humbled by customer adoption across Grocery and Amazon Bestsellers on Prime Now. As Prime Day approaches, Prime members can use the Prime Now app to discover the best deals and enjoy ultra-fast, two-hour delivery of everyday essentials, and more,” an Amazon spokesperson said. In 2016, Prime Now, earlier known as Amazon Now was launched in India. It came into effect to deliver groceries, fruits, and the vegetables, household essentials, electronic items, etc. to all Amazon customers free of cost.
“There is an existing opportunity in every single the subcategory that we are in, where customers want us to add more selection, even though we are India’s largest store. There are opportunities that we are going after in a much more systematic way, and grocery is one of them. We have built a set of services that allows us to serve customers all grocery needs… We are in four cities; it’s doing very well and customers love it,” Amit Agarwal, head of Amazon India, said. (Amazon Prime Day 2019 Sale)
Amit further said,” So, if you are a customer who’s originally from Chennai but now living in Mumbai, and you were looking for this sambar masala that your grandmother used to use, I guarantee that it will be on Amazon; so, you don’t really have to feel homesick.” Besides, there are other online grocery delivery apps in India which includes Bigbasket, Grofers, Dunzo, Swiggy stores and many more.