OpenTable will allow people to reserve shopping times at supermarkets
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OpenTable wants to let you reserve shopping times at supermarkets to help decrease overcrowding and make stores safer for shoppers.
OpenTables new tool will allow you to choose a vacant time slot or join a waitlist at partnered supermarkets and other essential businesses, much like setting up a reservation at a restaurant. Currently, only six grocery stores around Los Angeles and San Francisco are using the new feature, but OpenTable told The Verge it is in active talks with other national grocers/retailers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a significant strain on grocery stores. As an essential shop, they can receive a high volume of customers, which can be dangerous for many individuals and can increase the probability of spreading…