GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — As the pandemic enters its second year, some surprising shopping trends have emerged – from the height of the shutdown to ongoing changes in home and work lifestyles across the Midwest, according to one of its largest retailers.

While home delivery and pickup services doubled at Meijer stores over the last 12 months, customers used the retailer’s Shop & Scan technology more than 100 million times as they shopped and bagged while practicing social distancing to shorten time spent in the store.

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