The e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFPThe e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFP
The e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFP

Amazon and Reliance square off as India’s online pharmacy sector booms during coronavirus pandemic

  • Billionaires Mukesh Ambani and Jeff Bezos have both made recent moves in a sector projected to be worth US$16 billion by 2025
  • Nevertheless, online pharmacies operate in a legal grey area governed by outdated regulations and still face resistance from traditional retailers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFPThe e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFP
The e-pharmacy sector has expanded rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic although traditional retailers remain. Photo: AFP
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