Amazon, Big Basket, Flipkart, and Grofers emerged as the only sources for the masses in India to purchase essential goods during the lockdown. BigBasket. But they’ve failed to deliver orders on time. BigBasket website and app crash due to surge in users caused by Coronavirus lockdowns News Due to the surge, online grocery market BigBasket went on to restrict services only to existing customers. BigBasket has been implementing a Hyper-local strategy, wherein, it has joined hands with more than 1,800 neighbourhood grocery stores across India to deliver goods within an hour. This message came up around 10:30 am. Microsoft Teams will stop working for millions of users today Moto G 5G launched in India starting at Rs 20,999 OnePlus 8, 8 Pro receiving OxygenOS OTA … Bigbasket’s loyalty programme, BB Star, is priced at Rs 299 for a year and gives free delivery for orders above Rs 600 (not Rs 1,000 as in normal Bigbasket delivery). The deal, which is still evolving, could see the Bengaluru-based company sell around 50% stake for about $1 billion, the sources said. To put it simply, BigBasket and Grofers represent the two main (yet contrasting) e-grocery models operational across India today. BigBasket is not operational today “due to restrictions imposed by local authorities on movement of goods”. Visitors cannot even enter the website. Along with that, no visitors will be allowed in office – all meetings and interviews will now take place on phone or video calls, said head of human resources Hari TN. BigBasket co-founder and CEO Hari Menon said the company hired over 12,000 persons in 16 days to meet the surge in demand as a large number of … Looking for the current scenario – BigBasket now processes almost 20,000 orders a day, with the involvement of 2000 team members. Even during the … Bigbasket has been taking orders and delivering on time throughout the last few weeks. I went blank as we lost 80% workforce in first 2 days of Covid-19 lockdown: BigBasket’s CEO Hari Menon Speaking to BS Nagesh, Non-Executive Chairman of Shoppers Stop at the 8th edition of Isha Insight, BigBasket's CEO and Co-founder Hari Menon said that his business rose significantly during the lockdown, so much so, that they completed their year-long goals by July itself. New Delhi: In view of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak, online grocery Bigbasket today said that it was suspending all domestic and international business travel for its 25000 employees. The cities where BB is not yet operational but will be in a few days. India’s largest e-grocer BigBasket is in advanced negotiations with the Tata Group to divest a majority stake in favour of the salt-to-software services conglomerate, according to three people in the know. — bigbasket (@bigbasket_com) March 25, 2020 The retail platform also stated that they are booked for the next 4-5 days and the situation may continue if the demand continues to soar. We are working with the authorities to be back soon.