With the environment becoming a greater concern, particularly for young consumers, electrical retailers must do more to offer sustainable solutions.
With the UK now on lockdown for at least the next three weeks, and social distancing measures expected to continue for months, consumers have little reason to purchase new fashion items. As a result, UK clothing & footwear spend is forecast to decline by at least a fifth in 2020, as the sector takes the most severe hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists have confirmed Covid-19 remains stable on surfaces and in aerosols from several hours to days. According to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the virus can survive for up to two or three days on plastic and stainless steel, which are one the most commonly seen surfaces both in public places as well as homes.
Global fashion players operating stores in Europe’s shopping centres and high streets will be demanding, even enforcing in some countries, such as Spain, rent holidays over the next few months as Covid-19 continues to take greater hold.