‘After yet another fire, Ocado’s international partners will be worried’

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After a third fire at one of its automated distribution centres over the weekend, Ocado’s international partners must be looking on with a deal of concern.

Ocado is a strange beast in that it has attracted a number of fairly vociferous critics since its inception expressing a huge amount of cynicism over its prospects and its profitability. 

It feels like I’ve been in a fairly small minority of onlookers who have always been generally positive about the business, not only in terms of its potential as a retailer, but in terms of its potential as a technology provider to other retailers.

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