The coronavirus pandemic has seen a rapid change in how people shop. It has ushered in many of the changes retail has been facing over the past few years at break-neck speed. But the pace of change is likely to continue.
New insights released by eBay reveal how shopping habits shifted as the UK entered lockdown on 23 March 2020 and, as all but essential physical stores closed doors, online became the default way the nation shopped.
The John Lewis Partnership has set out its worst-case scenario for its current financial year, as it says the future of its business is strong despite the hit to short-term trading as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It will now look to adapt to the changing way that shoppers are buying as a result of the pandemic in its already-planned retail review