According to insights, the average monthly delivery incomes for kirana partners in the South grew the most, followed by East, West and North.
Hyderabad: E-commerce marketplace Flipkart’s kirana partners in Hyderabad witnessed the highest growth in delivery incomes followed by Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Pune. Sharing data on the partners, Flipkart said that across the country the partners saw an increase of nearly 30 per cent in average monthly delivery incomes in 2020.
As part of Flipkart’s kirana programme, mom-and-pop stores, including general stores, tailor shops, and more, partner with Flipkart to deliver millions of shipments at customers’ doorstep and create new revenue channels for themselves.
According to insights, the average monthly delivery incomes for kirana partners in the South grew the most, followed by East, West and North. Among the top cities, kirana partners from Hyderabad saw the highest growth followed by kiranas from Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Pune.
Flipkart senior V-P and chief corporate affairs officer Rajneesh Kumar said, “The Flipkart Group is committed to the development of kiranas across the country through innovative partnerships to augment their incomes and equip them digitally. Doorstep deliveries to customers have been one of the most successful kirana programmes, and it gives me immense pleasure to witness the growth and prosperity it is creating for our kirana partners.”
Launched in 2019, the program aligns with Flipkart’s aim of expanding its reach among consumers, especially in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, while providing kiranas with an additional source of revenue. In addition to this, Flipkart also serves close to a million kiranas across nine states in the country through Flipkart Wholesale’s Best Price cash-and-carry business.
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