Amazon Inc will shut down a food-delivery enterprise it was testing in India, the e-commerce large mentioned on Friday, a day after it introduced the winding down of its on-line studying platform for high-school college students within the nation.
Amazon Meals, a enterprise the corporate was trialing within the southern Indian metropolis of Bengaluru, could be discontinued, it mentioned.
“As a part of our annual working planning evaluate course of, we’ve made the choice to discontinue Amazon Meals,” an organization spokesperson advised Reuters.
“We don’t take these choices evenly. We’re discontinuing these packages in a phased method to care for present clients and companions.”
The Financial Occasions earlier reported that the enterprise could be discontinued from Dec. 29 onwards, citing a communication from the corporate to its restaurant companions.
On Thursday, Amazon mentioned it was shutting down the Amazon Academy platform in India that was launched early final 12 months amid a increase in digital studying throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unsure macroeconomic surroundings is making the e-commerce large evaluate its world workforce, as the corporate plans to put off round 10,000 staff in company and know-how roles, Reuters reported final week.