Many streets have been decimated by the pandemic, while online shopping has been supercharged. It might seem that COVID-19 has set retail on a new path – but this is not the end of the story. As part of our series exploring the legacy of COVID-19, we're delighted to invite you to watch an exclusive briefing on what the future could hold for the sector.
For many observers, the pandemic has accelerated an inevitable trend. Misgivings about not being able to try clothes on in-store have been alleviated and consumers have embraced the ease of ecommerce. However, can online truly replace the in-person experience? Could this moment, in fact, herald the beginnings of a different kind of high street?
Find out what some of the most influential figures in retail have to say about the future of their sector in this exclusive video.
Originally filmed in July/August 2021.
Our panel of experts
Founder, Anya Hindmarch
CEO, Synergia One Group
CEO, Alfred Dunhill
Founder and CEO, Rue Madame Fashion Group
Global Chief Investment Strategist
& Head of Investment Advisory,
Deutsche Bank Private Bank