Uber sees sales to grow exponentially despite scandals

Uber sees sales to grow exponentially despite scandals

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The scandal-plagued taxi-app Uber, which is currently without a general manager, has been sales in the second quarter a significant growth.

That has the company not yet listed, let us know at several American media. In total, there are through the app 8.7 billion dollars spent on the transport and delivery of food and parcels. That’s twice as much as a year earlier, says Axios.

Also the net sales, the proportion of turnover that Uber itself opstrijkt, doubled over to 1.75 billion dollars. The number of rides increased worldwide by 150 per cent, although no exact number is known.

Despite the rapid growth runs Uber is still a good loss: 645 million in the second quarter. That was 9 percent less than a quarter earlier.

Uber still has a cashvoorraad of $ 6.6 billion. In addition, considering the Japanese company softbank to at least 1 billion in the company to cross.


It is expected that Uber will soon have a new CEO who, after the departure of Travis Kalanick. He resigned after a lot of negative messages to the outside about the sexist culture within Uber. Also, the taxi-app indicted for theft of trade secrets and were supervisors aware of are tricked via the software of Uber.

Critical customers have started a campaign with the name #DeleteUber, but the company managed its growth in the past year, nevertheless.

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