Collaborative Economy: Business Diversifies

With the aim of expanding the market, applications in Guatemala are no longer exclusively dedicated to food delivery, as they propose strategies with supermarkets, clothing stores, pharmacies and shoe stores.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The companies participating in the Guatemalan market agree that there is a great demand for home delivery services, as the complicated transit situation in Guatemala City forces customers to seek alternatives.

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Review Elperiodico.com.gt that "... as delivery entered the country in 2018, since then its growth has been notorious. The businessmen detail that the increase is directed in two figures from 10 percent."

The article details that ".... The search trend for home service applications in Google shows that Glovo and Uber Eatsquienes are leading the way. While Hugo App stays behind. The three start-ups have relationships with more than 200 companies for the delivery of food and convenience products."

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