When nations around the world went into emergency lockdown mode to prevent the domestic and cross-border transmission of Covid-19 this time last year, regional fashion e-commerce player Zalora, which operates in six markets across Asia, braced to face a supply chain squeeze like no other.

“2Q2020 was really a tough quarter, especially the first four weeks. In the Philippines, our warehouse was shut for six weeks,” CEO Gunjan Soni tells The Edge Singapore in an interview.

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