While some Britons are eager to return to normality and indulge in some retail therapy, others remain anxious about in-store hygiene and safety. Working to protect both shoppers and employees, Primark is changing its retail landscape as lockdown restrictions lift across the UK.
As brand interactions become more seamless, Amazon’s Fashion TV series Making the Cut marks a development in the world of online shopping. Swapping out on-site ordering for on-screen entertainment and competition, it hints at a future blend of reality TV and e-commerce.
In the wake of COVID-19, people are making fewer shoppings trips and focusing more on hygiene. Splosh, a UK-based subscription service, simplifies things by offering effective, eco-minded, zero-waste household and personal cleaning products delivered through the letterbox.
From panic-buying to extreme saving, paths to purchase have morphed as we progress through the pandemic. But what are people willing to spend on? Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Ravi Dhar and Joe Pine to understand how brands can maintain and grow their following during and after COVID-19.
COVID-19 has hit the travel and hospitality sector harder than most others, with event venues forced to postpone bookings, airlines grounding fleets, and restaurants banning sit-in service. As people re-explore their leisure options post-lockdown, what will they expect from brands in this space?