Nathan Lawson

From The Drum: With vaccinations on the rise British retail is bouncing back

With more than half the British population having now received both doses of the Covid vaccine, consumer confidence appears to be at its highest levels since the start of the pandemic and it has enabled even more consumers to return to physical retail. As of the end of May ‘21 Blis has observed that the number of visitors to high street retailers in the UK is at 95% of our pre-Covid benchmark and this is the highest level seen for the last 15 months.

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Since the day Amazon began offering free one-day shipping, nothing in retail has been the same. Digital transformation (in the guise of “the Amazon effect”) has dramatically impacted every facet of the industry. As a result, we’ve seen some of the mall anchors move on, and innovative new players move in. 

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Since the day Amazon began offering free one-day shipping, nothing in retail has been the same. Digital transformation (in the guise of “the Amazon effect”) has dramatically impacted every facet of the industry. As a result, we’ve seen some of the mall anchors move on, and innovative new players move in. 

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