Retail India set for a recast as e-tailers woo kiranas4 min read . Updated: 24 Apr 2020, 01:22 AM IST
- Reliance Jio, Facebook and Amazon are the latest suitors trying to woo India’s kirana stores, numbering close to 8 million
- With Amazon going full steam into the corner store network, there is more competition on the way for rivals JioMart and Walmart-backed Flipkart
The humble corner store has emerged as the unlikely darling of multi-billion-dollar corporations, online supermarkets and digital payment startups, courted for its reach, agility and customer insight displayed at a time when many well-heeled online vendors have buckled.
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