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‘Three quarters of UK does grocery shopping online’

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Online shopping More than three quarters of people in the UK now do at least some online grocery shopping, according to supermarket chain Waitrose. It said the growth in online supermarket shopping due to coronavirus was “reminiscent of scaling Everest”. Separate research suggests almost half of consumers feel their shopping […]

Masks are on superintendents’ back-to-school shopping lists. Some leaders wonder if there will be enough.

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Shari Obrenski, a high school history teacher in Cleveland, usually spends about $500 each year on paper, pencils, markers and tissues for her classroom. This year, her back-to-school list includes hand sanitizer, wipes and disinfectant spray — none of which Obrenski can find in stores. She hopes the Cleveland Metropolitan School District can get them. […]

Covid Is Shaking Up Back-to-School Shopping

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(Bloomberg Opinion) — School districts nationwide are beginning to announce their reopening plans for the coming academic year. The policies vary widely, with Atlanta and Los Angeles saying that school would be entirely online and, New York, the country’s largest district, opting for a mix of in-person and digital learning. Of course, […]

Could live stream shopping change online retail for good?

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Merchants selling their products speak inside a live stream booth during Alibaba’s annual Singles’ Day online shopping event – Qilai Shen /Bloomberg The shopping channel as formula has been largely unaltered since it emerged in the heady consumerism of Eighties America, hooking in thousands of viewers desperate for everything from […]

Ocado’s online shopping promise has too high a price tag

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“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future” is a line often attributed to Nobel-prize winning physicist Niels Bohr. But when it comes to the long-term impact of coronavirus on consumer behaviour, the stock market seems to disagree. In the US, companies such as Zoom, Peloton and Amazon have […]

How Ocado went from understated British grocer to an $18.4 billion tech giant, as the coronavirus pandemic confirms the future of grocery shopping is online

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“Bots” are seen on the grid (or “The Hive”) of Ocado’s “smart platform” in Andover, Britain, on May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls As grocery stores worldwide experienced stockpiling, long lines, and health worries amid the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people turned to shopping online. It has been a goldrush for […]

How Ocado went from understated British grocer to a $18.4 billion tech giant, as the coronavirus pandemic confirms the future of grocery shopping is online

Elva Mankin

“Bots” are seen on the grid (or “The Hive”) of Ocado’s “smart platform” in Andover, Britain, on May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls As grocery stores worldwide experienced stockpiling, long lines, and health worries amid the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people turned to shopping online. It has been a goldrush for […]

Online shopping a steep learning curve for Cuba

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Havana (AFP) – When Jorge Noris first tried online shopping, Cuban-style, the products he bought never turned up. Like most people, the father of two living on the outskirts of Havana was seduced by the convenience of shopping over the internet. However, Cuba’s catch-up with the world of e-commerce, encouraged […]