Amazon’s food delivery service will be closed in India from December 29
2 months ago
Amazon, one of the largest e-commerce websites in India, has decided to shut down the food delivery business in December 2022. Amazon’s food delivery business in India has not been as successful as any other food delivery app. This announcement by Amazon has come as a surprise, as the company has recently decided to shut down its edtech unit as well.
The restaurant partners are also informed that Amazon’s food delivery business services will be closed till December 29. E-commerce website Amazon has also assured to meet all “payment and other contractual obligations” of its partners within the same period. Along with this, the Amazon company will provide access to Amazon tools and reports to all partners till January 31.
The amazon food delivery announcement means that after 29 December 2022, no customer will get delivery of any order through Amazon Food. Amazon Food started as a competition with e-commerce websites like Swiggy and Zomato in India. This food delivery service was launched in Bangalore in May 2020. And by March 2021, Amazon Food had expanded to 62 points in Bangalore city.
A day after announcing the closure of Amazon food delivery business services in India, it was learned that the company is also going to shut down Amazon Academy, which was started for high-school students. Amazon Academy is an online learning platform that was launched last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.