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Barcelona bans ‘dark stores’ and ‘dark kitchens’

Barcelona approved a total ban on dark stores (distribution hubs used by companies that provide grocery home deliveries), joining other European cities such as Amsterdam that announced restrictions in 2022. Reuters reports about it. Dark stores are like retail shops but without on-site sales, just deliveries from them. Quick commerce delivery services expanded across Europe …

Deliveroo: from dark stores to dark kitchens?

The Guardian reports: “As appetite grows for upmarket takeaways, delivery service is setting restaurants up with satellite kitchens inside metal boxes. Deliveroo in London is setting-up dozens of “dark kitchens” in prefabricated structures for restaurants that want to expand their businesses without opening expensive high street premises”.