Grab charges ahead even as it gears up for Go-Jek entry

Mr Lim Kell Jay, head of Grab Singapore, says the aim is to be an "everyday super app" - where customers "will not only be able to book a ride, but order food, pay for stuff... all the things you typically do every day".
Mr Lim Kell Jay, head of Grab Singapore, says the aim is to be an "everyday super app" - where customers "will not only be able to book a ride, but order food, pay for stuff... all the things you typically do every day".ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab may be synonymous with transport services, but the five-year-old business is steering its way towards bigger things, starting with food.

In an interview with The Straits Times yesterday, Grab Singapore head Lim Kell Jay said even though ride-hailing makes up 70 per cent to 80 per cent of its revenue, the food sector holds more promise.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 23, 2018, with the headline 'Grab charges ahead even as it gears up for Go-Jek entry'. Print Edition | Subscribe