Enterprise-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform udaan on Tuesday mentioned it noticed over 95 per cent development (on-year) for its meals and FMCG enterprise in October this 12 months.
Fuelled by the ‘Mega Bharat Sale’ for kirana outlets and small retailers throughout the nation, the FMCG enterprise witnessed a development (on-year) of over 115 per cent with main calls for coming from small-town India, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
To cater to the rising demand, udaan plans to scale its warehouse capability to 50 million sq. toes throughout the nation within the subsequent 7-8 years.
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“We are going to proceed to construct on the expansion momentum and associate with extra nationwide and regional manufacturers enabling small retailers of Bharat to develop their enterprise on our platform,” mentioned Gaurav Dhawan, Business Director, Meals and FMCG Enterprise, udaan.
In the course of the festive month, the platform witnessed a 75 per cent bounce in retailer participation and over 90 per cent repeat buy coming from current consumers.
The platform additionally witnessed main participation from consumers from Tier 2 and three cities, with north India main in general gross sales.
udaan has invested greater than Rs 4,000 crore prior to now 12-18 months throughout totally different pillars of enterprise, to speed up and strengthen capabilities to serve its clients higher.
Based in 2016 and headquartered in Bengaluru, it at the moment has a community of over three million registered customers and 25-30,000 sellers throughout greater than 900 cities within the nation.