Tag Archives: ‘Nearby’

Rs. 500, 1000 Ban: Paytm Unveils ‘Nearby’ Feature to Help Discover Paytm-Ready Merchants

  As everyone is getting used to living with limited cash, at least temporarily, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes earlier this week, companies operating digital wallets and other forms of electronic currency have witnessed increased interest from users. The likes of Paytm, MobiKwik, FreeCharge have all seen an uptick in various ... Read More »

Flipkart Quietly Shuts Down ‘Nearby’ Service

Flipkart has shut down Nearby, a service that was launched as a pilot to cater customers in select neighbourhoods of Bengaluru. Flipkart Nearby allowed users to purchase fruits, vegetables and other grocery, health and household products from their hyperlocal outlets. The move comes less than five months after Nearby was launched. Perhaps downplaying the move, the country’s largest e-commerce platform ... Read More »