When Barcelona decided to clamp down on dark stores, it opened a new chapter in the story of rapid grocery delivery.In January, the citys authorities rolled out new restrictions on buildings used by the likes of Glovo and Getir, which had been relentlessly expanding. These startups use dark stores as distribution hubs for their speedy deliveries. Couriers zip in and out of the buildings all day to collect goods for customers.The facilities, however, have sparked a backlash in many European cities. Residents are complaining about the noise levels, the gatherings of couriers on the street, and the taking up of…

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