foodpanda has launched the revolutionary ‘pandamart’ online shopping store in Pakistan. Starting from Karachi, pandamart promises ultra-fast home delivery of over 3,000 everyday essential grocery, confectionary and consumer goods items in as little as 30 minutes. pandamart is available on the wildly popular foodpanda app and can radically transform the retail landscape in Pakistan. In a private event, Murtaza Wahab inaugurated a pandamart store in Clifton, Karachi.

Using location intelligence, foodpanda identifies areas where pandamart locations would be most useful for consumers to fulfil their needs for daily essentials. pandamart sources products directly from the biggest national and international brands and guarantees them to be fresh, authentic and hygienic. Murtaza Wahab was given a tour of the facility by Ibad Ahmed, Director pandamart. During the tour, national-level investment opportunities, job creation, and delivery innovations were discussed as key benefits to the local economy.

Addressing the press, CEO foodpanda, Nauman Sikander said, “At foodpanda we strongly believe in democratizing the e-commerce opportunity. pandamart is the next phase in our mission to generate an ecosystem of tech-enabled jobs all over Pakistan. With our expertise in technology and delivery operations, we will provide essential items to customers day or night, within 30 minutes, at their doorstep. This will not only save time and fuel cost but also minimize exposure to Covid-19.”

Speaking at the event, Murtaza Wahab discussed the opportunities that such initiatives bring, stating: “It is pertinent to provide relief to the community at a testing time like this. Our best defense to curb COVID-19 is to promote precaution and prioritize health and safety of the citizens. Such initiatives are definitely appreciated and should be promoted on a larger scale.”

“pandamart is the evolution of e-commerce into q-commerce. Traditional e-commerce delivers items in 3 to 5 days, with q-commerce and pandamart we can deliver them in as little as 30 minutes. This speed and convenience hold immense potential for growth in Pakistan. Just as foodpanda revolutionized food delivery, pandamart will revolutionize grocery shopping in Pakistan”, said Director pandamart, Ibad Ahmed.

foodpanda has launched 9 pandamart outlets across Karachi and plans to expand its reach across the country with over 200 outlets over the next 2 years.