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Monday, May 13, 2019

Delivery apps at crucial stage of survival

The departure of Glovo from the Brazilian and Chilean markets shows the difficulties that companies in the sector face from strong competition and the threat of labor laws.

The recent exit of the Spanish delivery application from the Chilean market, when just a month ago it also withdrew from the Brazilian market, is nothing more than a clear demonstration of the strong competition that exists in this market. The Colombian Rappi, the Uruguayan PedidosYa and the US Uber Eats, among the main ones, dispute each other inch by inch not only the leadership of the Latin American market, but also the survival.

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