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Most essentials coming from local retailers; availability via e-com dips

With the commencement of lockdown 4.0, a plethora of relaxations has been announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

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The consumers have reported an improvement in the availability of essentials via retail stores, while the availability through e-commerce platforms has dropped again. Only 52 per cent of those who ordered essentials through e-commerce platforms found most or all items, according to the latest survey by community platform LocalCircles, which received over 16,000 responses from consumers located in more than 182 districts of India.

About 80 per cent of those, who ordered essentials through local retail stores, got most or all items. With the commencement of lockdown 4.0, a plethora of ...

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First Published: Wed, May 20 2020. 13:28 IST