Dunzo Daily-vering under 19 mins
Online delivery of essential items emerged as a lifesaver during the pandemic, allowing customers to shop conveniently while following the required social distancing guidelines.
While the increase in demand proved beneficial for ecommerce grocery players like, , , and , it also meant these startups changing levellers and building their systems to suit the specific needs of customers.
Hyperlocal delivery platform Dunzo, which was focussing on the core needs of consumers even before the pandemic, recently launched Dunzo Daily to deliver essentials to customers in 19 minutes.
Dunzo Daily — already growing at 25 percent week-on-week — is focused on the user’s buying patterns, and it stocks only those items that are frequently purchased by the users in a geography.
Riding on the back of the organic demand, the Bengaluru-based hyperlocal giant scaled its GMV, which includes the value of products sold on the platform and user delivery fees, by approximately 65 percent in FY21, with more than 90 percent of users signing up on the platform organically in the last year.
Backed by Google, Dunzo also managed to scale its revenue by 1.6X in FY21 and has reduced cash burn by 43 percent. Here’s how Dunzo managed to grow during the pandemic.
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Kabeer Biswas, CEO and Co-founder of Dunzo | Image Source: Prime Venture Partners team
“Dunzo has always delivered on customer experience and convenience. We work with our network of delivery partners, merchant stores (kiranas), and fulfilment centres to ensure we are always within a one to two km radius of our customers.”