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Ecommerce has 18 months to revolutionise shopping
« on: April 08, 2020, 04:46:20 PM »
https://www.retailconnections.co.uk/articles/with-the-coronavirus-pandemic-expected-to-last-a-year-and-a-half-retail-is-in-for-a-rough-ride-but-the-crisis-could-presents-big-opportunities-to-online-retail/

With stores closed and self-isolating shoppers staying away, ecommerce is a necessity for most of us during the current crisis. And there’s little relief in sight. Influential Imperial College London (ICL) research suggests the public is facing an 18-month period of staggered quarantine.

The ICL data, which is being relied upon heavily by both US and UK governments, says the public can expect a year and a half of being placed in and out of quarantine multiple times to avoid dangerous Covid-19 infection spikes that could swamp health services.

This is a potentially disastrous scenario for retail in general, but the team from ROI Hunter suggest it may not be all bad news for the ecommerce sector.
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Re: Ecommerce has 18 months to revolutionise shopping
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2020, 02:58:14 PM »
I think the ultimate winners will all be determined in 60 days.  We're seeing WallyWorld evolve already.  OTOH, I've seen no real mention of Costco or Target online.  Instagram appears shaky.