Bangalore-based online grocer BigBasket’s latest ‘Express Delivery’ service will allow users to select a wide range of products and get them delivered within 60 minutes.

Vipul Parekh, co-founder of bigbasket.com said, “The biggest feedback we had from our customers was for faster deliveries to help them with top-ups and emergency purchases. With Express added to the business, we now cater to both the monthly bulk requirements of a household, as well as their top-up purchases. The Express service has received a great response at Big Basket, doubling business month-on-month.”

Currently, this service is available in eight cities across the country including Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.

The Express delivery service helps people in their weekly top-ups like fruits and vegetables, milk, etc., with the option to choose from a wide range of products at ease, without worrying about having to stock up.

Founded by Fabmall founders VS Sudhakar, Hari Menon, Vipul Parekh, VS Ramesh and Abhinay Choudhari, in 2011, BigBasket, claims to sell over 19,000 products across 1,000 brands. Currently, it operates in 18 cities and averages 5 Mn monthly unique visitors and executes over 1 Mn orders per month.

Just last month, BigBasket secured a $150 Mn funding led by UAE-based private equity investor Abraaj Group.


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