Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: Zomato

Food delivery, hairdresser, taxi, bank, car service — why all want feedback, all the time

The feedback forms you fill, and star ratings you are pestered for by drivers, delivery personnel and sales staff, have a purpose. They can help you, the personnel and businesses.

SubscriberWrites: #RejectZomato episode throws light on imposition of Hindi on southern states

India should mandate legally that giant corporations must employ regional workers or offer services in the regional language of the state to do business, writes Balaji Alagurajan.

Amarinder Singh’s announcement of new party at ThePrint’s OTC will trigger churn in Punjab

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Zomato sacks agent who told customer ‘Hindi is our national language’, reinstates him later

Zomato apologised and issued a statement stressing on the company's stand on diversity. Founder Deepinder Goyal later said it was 'an ignorant mistake' on the part of the employee.

Zomato, Kent, Rolling Stone — Casteism in Indian ads, marketing and how not to say sorry

In Indian marketing and advertising, caste is implied, not acknowledged and addressed. But a few ads have shown the way.

The Zomato effect — a Rs 654-crore IPO boom is sweeping across India’s startups

Performance of recent IPOs, such as Zomato, has fed enthusiasm. Money raised in 2021 surpassed totals of past 3 years. Now, Paytm, Flipkart & Byju's are considering IPOs too.

Time to recognise Zomato delivery executives as ‘employees’, not just celebrate its IPO

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Zomato IPO pushes CEO Deepinder Goyal closer to India’s $1 billion club

Zomato IPO is a triumph not just for 36-year-old Deepinder Goyal, but also scores of Indian entrepreneurs. With the 66% stock jump, Goyal is now worth $650 million, based on his 4.7% stake.

Zomato gains nearly 66%, closes at Rs 126 in trading debut

Compared with the IPO price of Rs 76, Zomato surges in its trading debut Friday. This is a boon for China's Ant Group, which is benefiting from its early investments in Indian companies, including Zomato and Paytm.

Will Zomato deliver? IPO listing today will be barometer for India’s unprofitable unicorns

Zomato has generated a seldom-seen frenzy among the investment community. Investors will now get a taste of the food delivery giant when it debuts today after a $1.3 billion IPO.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


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Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.