As we head into a winter lockdown, who will win? Netflix and DoorDash again? Don't be so sure.

As we head into a winter lockdown, who will win? Netflix and DoorDash again? Don't be so sure.
An outdoor plastic dining bubble waits for customers in the Fulton Market district of Chicago on Oct. 15. - Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS

CHICAGO — Last Saturday, I asked my wife how she wanted to spend the evening. “Well,” she said. “We could take the dog for a walk or watch something on a screen.”My face must have fallen. “You know what?,” she said, brightly. “We could do both.”In the first phase of this pervasive COVID-19 nightmare, screens dominated our locked-down lives, providing education for our children, a gateway to buying stuff and almost all of our entertainment options. The economic consequence of this was a massive win for international in-home content facilitators and providers like Zoom and Netflix, a devastating...

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