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AskMe Grocery Wins 'Images Most Admired Online Grocery Hyperlocal Start Up of the Year Award' at the 9th Annual Coca Cola Golden Spoon Awards

156 Days ago

Business Wire India

  • Bags top honors in online hyperlocal retailer category at the India Food Forum 2016
  • Youngest company to win the 
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AskMe Grocery, India’s fast emerging online grocery platform, has won the ‘Images Most Admired Online Grocery Hyperlocal Start Up of the Year Award’ at the ‘9th Annual Coca Cola Golden Spoon Awards 2016’ that were announced on the sidelines of the India Food Forum 2016.

The award recognizes the innovation and success of AskMe Grocery in the online grocery and hyperlocal space. AskMe Grocery has a pioneering and capital-light business model with no inventories, no warehouses and no delivery vehicles involved. The company is one of the youngest players in the industry to win this award. This goes to show that  the hyperlocal business model is the way forward for online grocery companies who are looking to create an ecosystem of local offline-online grocery retailers to serve immediate needs of consumers from the same area. Mr. Ankit Jain and Mr. Amit Nigam, the two founders were present to accept the award on behalf of the AskMe Grocery team.

Speaking about this announcement, Mr. Ankit Jain, Co-Founder, AskMe Grocery, “We are very happy to be selected as the most admired online grocery hyperlocal start-up of the year. This award is a testimony of the success of our innovative hyperlocal model in the online grocery segment. This could not have been possible without the contribution of all our employees including our delivery team who have worked relentlessly to retain our high levels of consumer experience and make this start-up a success. In a short span of 6-7 months, AskMe Grocery has made phenomenal progress with close to 1000 retailers on board, presence in over 35 cities in India and 1 billion searches per month. We are glad that we were able to make grocery shopping a memorable experience for our customers. We intend to launch AskMe Grocery in 70+ cities by the end of the financial year. We are here to stay and are confident of scaling new heights in the future.”

The India Food Forum, formed in the year 2007, is known to be India's most comprehensive knowledge sharing and networking platform for the food retail and food service sectors in India. India Food Forum 2016 will host the country's finest gathering of Indian and International experts in the domains of grocery retail, food service, and HoReCa sectors.

About AskMe Grocery

AskMe Grocery is an  online grocery company that was rolled out by the AskMe group in 2015. The company is leading the way when it comes to creating customer delight in the online grocery segment. It draws its strength from the extensive experience of our parent brand AskMe of having worked with small and medium enterprises. AskMe, the flagship product from Getit Infomedia, is your one-stop destination to find information related to anything and everything; be it restaurants, travel, matrimony, jobs, education, mobile, gadgets, etc. We cater to your immediate and impulsive requirement of information on mobile, internet and voice. AskMe has an extensive directory of information from across India that is both accurate as well as diverse. AskMe, launched in June 2011, is available 24X7 for consumers across all major cities in India. Users can call on 4444 4444 44 (10 times 4) or log on to www.askme.com for information on companies, products, and services. 
 

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