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Weatherhead’s Jonathan Ernest expects in-person shopping to return to pre-pandemic levels

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cleveland.com (subscription required): Jonathan Ernest, assistant professor of economics at Weatherhead School of Management, said the pandemic pushed many shoppers online, accelerating an already-existing trend, but he expects in-person shopping trends to return to pre-pandemic levels.