Kolkata: Shop owners have started offering home delivery and online booking facility to avoid gathering of customers at the malls and markets in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
"Durga Puja market is not good in comparison to last year.
Majority of the customers prefer buying online from our company's website gap.nnow.com," said a staff of GAP outlet at Quest mall.
"There is 50 percent growth in the sale of garments due to online booking and home delivery facility," said Rajesh Ailani, Rajesh Ailani, who owns four shops in the New Market and Chowringhee area.
Every year, I do my puja shopping from New Market or Avani Mall," said Prantika Mukherjee, resident of Howrah.