Life After COVID-19: How Will We Ever Go Shopping Again?
After months of sheltering-in-place due to the COVID-19 outbreak, each state is gradually easing restrictions. Many aspects of life are returning to normal, and shopping is no exception. At this point, the big question is how will we ever go shopping again after COVID-19?
As the pandemic goes on, retailers need to adapt and innovate quickly to meet the latest needs of shoppers. More people are seeking shopping experiences that are convenient, fast and — above all — safe. As a result, companies are implementing new rules such as touchless shopping, booking appointments to access stores and higher standards for online shopping. Let’s take a look at the demands and safety protocols that we can expect to be the new normal.