Demand for quick commerce surges as foodpanda digitalises over 50,000 retailers in Asia

August 11, 2022
Demand for quick commerce surges  as foodpanda digitalises over 50,000 retailers in Asia

Asia’s quick commerce (q-commerce) pioneer, foodpanda, has digitalised more than 50,000 retailers, both big and small, across 11 markets in Asia through foodpanda shops. This includes supermarket chains, convenience stores, pharmacies, florists, gift shops, pet stores, neighbourhood bakeries, mom-and-pop stores, and lifestyle brands.


Quick commerce for non-grocery categories grows across Asia


While orders for groceries increased by 33 per cent, foodpanda has seen a growth in orders across the region for non-grocery products. 


Over the years, customers have gotten used to the convenience of ultra-fast deliveries – not just for groceries, but a growing number of everyday items. Beyond groceries, foodpanda shops has been seeing an increase in demand for categories like health and wellness, beauty, and pets. Orders for health and wellness products rose by 115 per cent  in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year. 


Non-food orders have been growing too. In the month of June, health & wellness, home & gifts, and electronics were the top three categories driving the growth of non-food orders. 


Retailers, both big and small, benefit from entering a marketplace like foodpanda shops. To help retailers increase awareness, increase visibility, and widen their customer base; it provides digital tools such as digital ads, social media, and carousel.


foodpanda shops works with leading retailers across the region like Carrefour, 7-Eleven, Family Mart, Watsons, Guardian, Xiaomi, and many more. Seeing the value of being on the platform has led many retailers to even list their full product range or complete catalogues making it more compelling for customers to buy from them. These include Watsons in Taiwan, Gourmet Market in Thailand, Lotus’s in Malaysia, MerryMart Grocery in Philippines, and Ace Mart in Singapore.