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E-commerce is redesigning the city, for better and for better


ANALYSIS - Faced with the crisis, stores are trying to reinvent themselves, and in places are turning into shipping premises.

Not many customers lining up in front of the Long Souphi haberdashery, rue de la Glacière in Paris, praise needlework.

Most of them come to pick up a package or add some to the piles that pile up in the small shop, a relay point for Mondial Relay and other Relais Colis.

For nearly a year, this neighborhood haberdashery has attracted a new population, adept at online shopping.

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The pandemic has converted the French to e-commerce much more than to sewing.

And the repeated closing of stores has given rise to new reflexes.

13.4% of products are purchased today on the internet, against 9.8% in 2019. Changes in habits that are gradually reshaping the face of the city.

Everywhere they are just delivery vans and couriers.

An incessant ballet

The phenomenon primarily concerns Paris and the large metropolises in the regions.

La Poste alone delivers 3.1 million home parcels every day in France.

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Source: lefigaro

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