The Impact of COVID-19 on Independent Retailers
Statistics have shown that the coronavirus pandemic and consequential lockdown has caused many people to buy less, favour independent retailers and shop more consciously and locally. But is this just a temporary or permanent change to consumer behaviour?
In this Off the Page highlight, authors and retail commentators Martin Newman and Miya Knights discuss whether COVID-19 has accelerated the movement towards more conscious consumption, from consumers' heightened awareness of sustainability and the impact of their behaviour, and what effect this is likely to have on retailers as we move into the 'new normal'.
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