Foodpanda Group Announces Acquisition of delivery.com Hong Kong’s Operations
Hong Kong, 18th March 2016 – Global online food delivery company foodpanda today announced that is has acquired delivery.com Hong Kong’s business and staff. foodpanda entered the Hong Kong market in 2014 and since then has built the leading food delivery service, recording over 500% order growth in 2015. With the goal to consolidate its market leading position, the company has acquired and integrated other local food delivery players, Koziness and Dial a Dinner. delivery.com Hong Kong also entered the region in 2014 with an initial focus on the nascent corporate ordering market. delivery.com Hong Kong’s expertise in servicing large corporate clients in the Hong Kong market aligns well with foodpanda’s recently launched corporate account product offering and with this announcement foodpanda will bring that expertise in-house to support foodpanda’s growing business in Hong Kong.
Ralf Wenzel, Co-Founder and CEO of foodpanda group: “We are very excited to welcome delivery.com Hong Kong’s corporate clients, customers and team to the foodpanda family. The team has built an excellent operation in one of our key markets and will help foodpanda continue to drive high growth here.”
Jed Kleckner, CEO of delivery.com: “We are very proud to transition our fast-growing Hong Kong business to a strong global player. We know that the foodpanda team will leverage their global food delivery expertise to continue to build upon our success in the Hong Kong market.”
Didier Bensadoun, President of delivery.com Hong Kong: “We are very excited about the opportunity to bring our operations together. foodpanda and delivery.com Hong Kong were the first two entrants in this market and working together we will continue to solidify a position of leadership in on-demand ordering and delivery in the region.”
Recently partnering with restaurant platform OpenRice, foodpanda aims to be the most convenient and fastest way for Hong Kongers to order food online or via the app. Globally, the group is active in 24 markets in Asia, Eastern Europe and Middle East.
About foodpanda -- www.foodpanda.com
foodpanda is the leading online food delivery marketplace and service provider in Hong Kong. foodpanda operates in 24 countries on four continents. It provides restaurants with an online presence via its marketplace and provides them with an industry leading software and technology to generate additional demand. For consumers, foodpanda offers the convenient home experience of home delivery and the largest selection of top restaurants in the city, from which they can choose their favorite meal via app or online with a few fingertips. Furthermore, foodpanda is able to ensure in-time delivery and quality through proprietary, own “last-mile” delivery technology and operations.
About delivery.com – www.delivery.com
delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocery stores, wine and spirits shops, and laundry and dry cleaning providers. Every day, delivery.com customers explore their communities and order from more than 10,000 local businesses while at home, at work, or on the go. With headquarters in New York and a growing presence throughout the U.S., delivery.com makes e-commerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow, and neighborhoods thrive. delivery.com is a trademark of Delivery.com, LLC.
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