Coronavirus outbreak: E-grocery market may boom after lockdown lifts

Online commerce companies and firms providing supporting infrastructure, including logistics and delivery, are expecting huge pent up demand after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted. They are also expecting huge changes in consumer behaviour even after the coronavirus situation stabilises, favouring e-commerce businesses.  “There’s a lot of pent up demand and it will resurface immediately after May 3, assuming the lockdown ends then. That demand will take 2-3 months to clear out of the system,” said Sahil Barua, co-founder of logistics start-up Delhivery.  .....

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