This is the third investment by Amazon in an Indian brick and mortar retail business following Shoppers Stop and More.
The higher taxes have forced Parle to offer fewer biscuits in each pack, hitting demand from lower-income consumers in rural India which contributes more than half of Parle’s revenues.
Amazon already has three fulfilment centres in Telangana offering more than 3.2 million cubic feet of storage space to sellers, two sort centres with one lakh sq ft of processing capacity and 90 delivery stations.
The restaurants will be allowed to rate users to “churn out users who consistently show bad behaviour at a restaurant,” founder Deepinder Goyal said.
Citing the troubles at Jaguar Land Rover, Chandrasekaran said the group is steadfast on investing for growth.