Seetharaman G

Mumbai Bureau Chief • India Edition

Starting out as a business journalist in 2008, Seetharaman has written about energy, climate change, retail, banking, and technology. He has worked with Business Today, a fortnightly, and the Sunday edition of The Economic Times.

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How Domino’s defied the might of Zomato and Swiggy

Sankeerth, I doubt that has had any impact. While it may have been a way to build interest in the brand, what matters more in the long run is how much value Domino's offers for your money, which is why there has been no price increase in a while.And as long as delivery continues to be in that 30-40 minute, I don't see why customers need an added incentive. Having said that, are you sure it's been discontinued? The Domino's website still mentions it: https://www.dominos.co.in/hot-pizza-30-minutes-delivery-guarantee-at-dominos-get-pizza-hot

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1mg, CureFit, and Tata’s desperate search for a new avatar

1. Anirudha, as I mentioned in my response to an earlier comment, while there are competing brands now after Tata Digital's acquisitions/investments, the in-house brands – such as StarQuik – are weaker, so I don't see a major problem 2. Grocery is the most high-frequency category of them all currently, and Tata could also take on the likes of Paytm and PhonePe in bill payments and such, but there is little money to be made there 3. It's not clear how the financial services piece will play out. As we wrote in our October 2020 story, there is already an array of financial services the group offers – insurance, mutual funds, personal loans – that lend themselves to be sold through the app

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