The Retailers Association of India has asked the Delhi state government to reassess its definition of essential retail to include all non-food items for home delivery as it seeks to mitigate lockdown disruption.
As Maharashtra’s government continues to impose restrictions in the state, e-commerce businesses including Nykaa and Reliance JioMart have announced that they are only delivering essential items once again.
Multi-brand beauty retailer Nykaa has opened its first retail point in Ranchi in Jharkhand with a dedicated kiosk in the city’s Nucleus Mall in Lalpur. Nykaa has also opened a new kiosk in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Multi-brand online beauty retailer Recode Studios has launched a shopping app featuring its full product selection to enable customers to place and track orders and get launch notifications on their mobile.
Godrej Consumer Products plans to increase its distribution footprint from 1.2 million to 1.5 million direct coverage outlets and expand indirect coverage from 6 million to 7 million in the coming two to three years.