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E-tail cos see order spikes with fewer delivery execs, Retail News, ET Retail

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Online grocers Bigbasket and Grofers, besides top e-tailers like Flipkart and Amazon India, are beefing up operations for delivery of essentials as they struggle to fulfil increasing consumer demand due to lack of delivery personnel on the ground. These platforms are operating at about half their original capacity as they struggle with the …

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BigBasket, MedLife, Grofers up hiring as demand spikes due to Covid-19 lockdown, Retail News, ET Retail

Bengaluru: Online grocers and pharmacies are pulling out all the stops to hire manpower to fulfil deliveries of essential items at a time when demand has seen an unprecedented spike due to the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. And this includes roping in idle staff at restaurants and taking help from job portals. India’s biggest delivery brands …

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Italian antitrust watchdog probes Amazon, eBay over price spikes in virus crisis, Retail News, ET Retail

MILAN : Italy‘s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday it was investigating e-commerce giants Amazon and eBay for an allegedly excessive rise in the price of products such as hand sanitiser during the coronavirus crisis. Italy is the country hardest hit by the virus in Europe, with more than 1,000 deaths and a nationwide lockdown. The …

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Verizon: E-commerce spikes as holiday nears

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Online shoppers were busy as elves the weekend before Christmas. According to the Verizon Holiday Retail Index, during the weekend of Friday, Dec. 20 – Sunday, Dec. 22, e-commerce traffic rose by double digits each day. Compared to Nov. 1-27, 2019, e-commerce traffic climbed 21% …

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UPS forecasts record holiday returns volume, with two big spikes

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe A new forecasts predicts the two busiest days of holiday returns. UPS projects that holiday returns will peak on January 2, 2020, dubbed “National Returns Day” by the shipping giant, with 1.9 million returns taking place. The volume represents a 26% increase from last year’s peak …

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