New Delhi, August 27
Reliance Retail Ltd’s on-line grocery buying portal JioMart has warned of faux web sites in search of franchisees in its identify, saying it isn’t working any dealership or franchisee mannequin at current.
“We have been informed about certain unscrupulous individuals who are creating fake websites, pretending to be us or associated with us and duping innocent individuals under the pretense of granting franchisee of JioMart services,” the agency stated in a discover.
Reliance Retail stated it has not too long ago launched on-line grocery service beneath the model JioMart.
“We would like to inform the public at large that we are not operating any dealership or franchisee model currently nor have we appointed any franchisee or any agent for… appointment (of) any dealer or franchisee in any manner whatsoever,” it stated. “Further we do not charge any amount under the pretense of appointing a person as a franchisee.”
Reliance in May began its on-line grocery buying portal throughout India. The JioMart buying app connects native kirana shops with shoppers through WhatsApp.
“The public, manufacturers, traders, and dealers are hereby cautioned against such unscrupulous individuals and their online fraud activities; and are hereby warned that we will not be responsible any business dealing with such dishonest individuals,” the corporate stated within the discover.
It additionally warned of initiating authorized proceedings towards these misusing its model to guard its “goodwill and reputation”.