Plans by ousted Uber CEO to expand 'ghost kitchen' business in Asia face challenges from old rival

Mr Travis Kalanick is reportedly eyeing a global network of kitchens.
Mr Travis Kalanick is reportedly eyeing a global network of kitchens.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Ousted Uber chief executive officer (CEO) Travis Kalanick has re-entered the Singapore market and is going up against rivals old and new, this time in the "ghost kitchen" space.

Smart City Kitchens, which is under a subsidiary of Mr Kalanick's real estate company City Storage Systems, opened its first kitchen in Tampines in June 2019 and it is rented to about 30 eateries for delivery-only operations.

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