Amazon will shut down its food delivery business in India by the end of the year, the retailer said Friday, retreating from a vertical it entered less than three years ago.
The retailer will shut down the food delivery business, called Amazon Food, on December 29 in India. The company launched Food in India in May 2020 in parts of Bengaluru. The company later expanded the service across the city, tying up with additional restaurants, but it never heavily promoted or marketed the platform.
“Customers have been telling us for some time that they would like to order prepared meals on Amazon in ad