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With countries in various states of lockdown and the holidays fast approaching, people are turning to online gift shopping in record numbers. Retail guru Doug Stephens breaks down the effect this will have on supply chains and infrastructure, and reveals how the industry can innovate through pandemic challenges to come out stronger.

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