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About iFood

iFood provides a food delivery platform that allows customers to place orders online. The platform offers a list of online restaurants and has partnerships with them in the city, thereby enabling users to order fast food. It also delivers groceries, medicine, drinks, and pet foods. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Osasco, Brazil. On August 19th, 2022, iFood was acquired by Prosus.41B.

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Avenida dos Autonomistas, nº 1496 Vila Yara

Osasco, 06020-902,


+55 62 3941-0004

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iFood Patents

iFood has filed 4 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Rose cultivars
  • Tires
  • Flowers
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Food preservation, Rose cultivars, Flowers, Garden plants, Industrial gases


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Latest iFood News

Brazil Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Q1 2023 Update: Sector to Reach $9.63 Billion by 2027 at a 10.7% CAGR

Mar 16, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share this article Gift card market in 2022 was driven a wide range of factors, which supported growth across retail and corporate segments. The primary factors included growth of ecommerce, increased adoption to incentivize employees working remotely, digital gifting, and initiatives undertaken by government, hospitality, and travel industries to revive growth. The Brazilian gift card industry is becoming increasingly competitive as more and more players continue to enter the market. From payment providers to banking institutions and online food delivery platforms, firms are looking to leverage the growing popularity of the payment method to drive their revenue in Brazil. Furthermore, to reach millions of Brazilians, global gift card providers are forging strategic alliances with digital wallet providers to launch gift card marketplaces in the country. Many of the leading brands are also running promotional campaigns using gift cards to drive customer attention and sales in Brazil. The publisher expects these trends to further grow as the country recorded strong growth in the gift card segment over the next three to four years. An increasing number of firms are entering the growing and competitive gift card landscape in Brazil Ever since the global pandemic outbreak, the popularity of gift cards has surged among Brazilians. With the rising usage of gift cards, for both online and offline shopping, more and more players have entered the market. In December 2022, Saque e Pague, a technology-based firm in Brazil, announced its foray into the gift card market as it seeks to drive increased revenue by targeting new sectors. At the point of sale, the firm is allowing Brazilians to buy and recharge their gift cards. The firm's foray into the segment comes after it entered into a strategic collaboration with E-Pay. Initially, Saque e Pague will sell gift cards that can be used at iFood, Rappi, Google, Uber, and Xbox Stores. In November 2022, Banco Itau, the Brazilian banking institution, announced that the firm is foraying into the gift card segment amid the rising popularity of the payment method. Initially, the firm will be selling gift cards from Google Play, Airbnb, iFood, Spotify, Uber, Playstation, and Xbox. Brazilians will have access to these gift cards from Banco Itau mobile application, thereby offering more convenience to consumers in the country. In August 2022, C6 Bank, another banking institution based in Brazil, announced a personalized gift-giving service for its customers in the country. The firm launched a gift card service that customers can use for online services and gaming platforms, including Uber, iFood, Spotify, Xbox, and others. From the short to medium-term perspective, more players are expected to enter the gift card industry in Brazil, as the demand for the payment solution continues to rise among Brazilians. This will drive the competitive landscape in the country, thereby assisting market innovation and growth. Global gift card providers are forging strategic alliances to launch digital gift card marketplaces in Brazil To reach millions of potential customers and to further consolidate their position in the segment, global gift card providers are entering into collaboration with digital wallets in Brazil. For instance, In October 2022, Givex, one of the leading gift card players in the Brazilian market, announced that the firm had entered into a strategic partnership with Cittamobi, the largest public transport app in the country, to launch a gift card marketplace inside the digital wallet service ran by Cittamobi. The collaboration will assist Givex and its clients, such as iFood, to sell gift cards to millions of transit users registered with Cittamobi. These strategic collaborations are expected to further drive the adoption of gift cards among Brazilians from the short to medium-term perspective, thereby assisting the overall industry growth in the region. Big brands are running promotional campaigns by leveraging gift cards popularity in Brazil Many brands turn to gift card-powered promotional campaigns to drive their sales and the trends are no different in Brazil. Global brands are leveraging gift cards' popularity to drive their revenue. For instance, In December 2022, Coca-Cola launched a Christmas promotional campaign to drive the sales of its product. Under the campaign, the firm offered BRL 40 worth of gift card when consumers buy the brand's product at iFood and manages to draw the bottle shape using the audio feature on WhatsApp. Consumers can use the gift card for future purchases at iFood. The publisher expects more brands to run such promotional campaigns using gift cards to drive their revenue and sales. This will further assist the popularity of gift cards as a payment tool among Brazilians from the short to medium-term perspective. In value terms, the gift card market in Brazil has recorded a CAGR of 10.7% during 2018-2022. According to the publisher, gift card industry in the country is expected to grow by 11.6% on annual basis to reach US$ 6,419.2 million in 2023. The gift card industry in Brazil will continue to grow over the forecast period and is expected to record a CAGR of 10.7% during 2023-2027. Gift card market in the country will increase from US$ 5,754.0 million in 2022 to reach US$ 9,636.2 million by 2027. This report provides a detailed data centric analysis of gift card market, covering market opportunities and risks across a range of retail categories. With over 75 KPIs at country level, this report provides a comprehensive understanding of gift card market dynamics, market size and forecast. Scope By Consumer Segment (Retail and Corporate) By Product Categories (13 Segments) By Retail Sectors (7 Segments) Gift Card Market Size by KPIs across Consumer Segments in Brazil Gross Load Value Number of Cards Retail Consumer Reasons to buy In-depth understanding of gift card and incentive card market dynamics: Understand market opportunity, key trends and drivers along with five-year forecast (2018-2027) for gift cards and incentive cards in Brazil. Develop market specific strategies: Identify growth segments and target specific opportunities across consumer segments and occasions to formulate your gift cards strategy; assess market specific key trends and risks. Get insights into consumer attitude and behaviour in Brazil: Understand changing consumer attitude and behaviour and boost ROI. Get detailed insights into retail spend through gift cards for both retail and corporate consumers. Get complete perspective through six essential KPIs: number of cards in circulation, load value, unused value, average purchase value, average value per transaction, and value of transactions. Distribution channel insights: Understand gift cards sales dynamics by channels - online vs offline and by 1st party vs 3rd party sales. Companies Mentioned

iFood Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was iFood founded?

    iFood was founded in 2011.

  • Where is iFood's headquarters?

    iFood's headquarters is located at Avenida dos Autonomistas, nº 1496, Osasco.

  • What is iFood's latest funding round?

    iFood's latest funding round is Shareholder Liquidity.

  • How much did iFood raise?

    iFood raised a total of $591.86M.

  • Who are the investors of iFood?

    Investors of iFood include Just Eat, Prosus, Movile, Innova Capital - FIP, Prosus Ventures and 4 more.

  • Who are iFood's competitors?

    Competitors of iFood include Yummy, Glovo, Rappi, foodpanda, Deliveroo and 8 more.

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