The British public are starting to feel more optimistic about the future
According to GlobalData, 34.9% of the UK population expecting the coronavirus situation to improve over the next month. Meanwhile, only 8.5% expect the situation to get a lot worse in June, compared to nearly 30% of consumers last month.
The report highlights that an improved attitude may benefit non-food retailers as consumers will return to their normal lives.
Despite there are a lot of workers still on furlough leave or without a job, the reopening plans for non-essential stores and service industry still to be confirmed depending on the virus’s progression.
We’ve reported that over a quarter of UK shoppers are going to spend more online after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. That’s why retailers with a limited or no online proposition must consider the investment to remain competitive.