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Coronavirus: E-commerce gets a boost as customers prefer to stay indoor

Firms like Flipkart, Amazon, Bigbasket witness 30% spike in orders as COVID-19 spreads

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Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 

These companies are seeing an increase in demand for products such as fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, flour, rice, and lentils, and personal hygiene items

Though the spread of (COVID-19) cases in India has had some impact on the ride-hailing and online food ordering segments, it has come as a boon for the e-commerce as more people prefer buying goods, especially grocery items, vegetables and other daily needs from online platforms.



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First Published: Sun, March 15 2020. 00:18 IST