Apr 5, 2021 • 38M

Episode 04 - The Rise of Q-Commerce in Asian Cities

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Fabien Clavier
Cities in Mind is your go-to destination to learn about cities, technology, innovation and the people behind them. All that through an Asian perspective. My name is Fabien and I am an urbanist who has been living in Singapore since 2015. Welcome!
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🏙 Cities in Mind is your go-to destination to learn about cities, technology, innovation and the people behind them. All that through an Asian perspective.

About myself: 🙋🏻‍♂️ I am Fabien, a passionate urbanist based in Singapore since 2015. I write this regular newsletter and host a podcast series, that you can find on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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Food Panda delivery motorcycles, Pathum Thani, Thailand, Credits: John and Penny, Shutterstock

🛍 Q-commerce, Cloud Kitchens, Continuous Delivery, O2O, Super Apps… If these words don’t ring a bell, then listen to Episode 04 where we’ll dive into the world of food delivery and how this growing industry impacts city planning.

I sit down with Luc Andreani, the Managing Director of Food Panda Singapore.

Luc Andreani, MD of Food Panda Singapore. Credits: marketing-interactive.com

Food Panda is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic food delivery platforms. In the region’s megacities, COVID-19 has given a huge boost to online food spending, leading to an intense competition between global, regional and local platforms.

2020 Food Delivery Gross Merchandise Value in Southeast Asia. Source: Momentum Works

💡 With Luc, we discuss about new strategies for food delivery players and what these innovations mean for cities, from last-mile distribution, new delivery modes, digitalization of local businesses to carbon footprint management.

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