With QR codes, face shields, vendors give shopping a new look

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Amar Kumar

, a fruit seller in


, was looking forward to brisk business this summer when Covid-19 hit. Post-lockdown there was a major dip in sales as long-time customers started choosing

online deliveries

To win back their trust, he started wearing a

face shield

and spraying sanitiser on grocery packs before handing them to customers. Within days, sales doubled. Across cities, vendors in face shields have become a common sight. Some shops are refusing to sell to customers without masks while others are keeping disposable gloves for people

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