Shuttered for months during lockdown, supermarkets, fast fashion outlets, and all manner of retailers across the UK are set to reopen in the summer. But are people ready to return to the high street? Canvas8 spoke to eight Britons to find out how they feel about shopping post-pandemic.
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.
Driven by the need to distance themselves from others and adhere to stricter budgets, many Britons are changing the way they shop for groceries due to COVID-19. But while a growing number are ordering online and stockpiling during the crisis, which behaviours are likely to stick afterwards?
As COVID-19 lockdown measures have forced more people to rely on e-commerce, delivery channels have faced fresh challenges. Canvas8 spoke to Ken Allen, the author of Radical Simplicity, to understand how the pandemic could impact online shopping both in the short term and long term.
Wolf & Badger’s high-end marketplace of ethically and sustainably minded fashion, home, and beauty brands attracts a fanbase of style- and eco-conscious shoppers. With cohesive experiences across its website and stores, it’s seeing huge success while traditional multi-brand retailers struggle.