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Warehouse fire hits online retailer's sales

Posted On: Mar. 20, 2019 5:52 AM CST

A fire at U.K.-based Ocado Group P.L.C.'s warehouse in Andover hit the online retailer's sales by 1.2% in the 13 weeks till March 13, BBC reported. The warehouse processed more than 30,000 orders, or 10% of Ocado's capacity. Tim Steiner, chief executive of Ocado, said that the retailer is setting up a temporary delivery outpost in Andover and capacity at another customer center in Erith to mitigate supply-chain disruption.

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